Inside the intense, sometimes quirky chess rivalry between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana
Norway's Magnus Carlsen is the golden boy of modern chess. For years, he's been virtually untouchable. But Fabiano Caruana is poised to dethrone him at the World Chess Championship (Nov. 9-28) -- and it would feel oh-so-good for the American.
Bucs' Mike Smith says 'sky isn't falling,' but patience wearing thin
Tampa Bay's defense has given up 34.8 points per game through four games played. The Bucs' defensive coordinator says it's time to "right the ship."
Twelve years and a surprise holiday later, Anand in Olympiad
Bolstered by full-strength teams, fifth seeds India are hopeful of their best-ever finish in Georgia.
UAAP 81 chess: NU, La Salle defeat foes
NU and La Salle opened their title-retention bids in the men's and women's division by topping Ateneo in the opening round of the UAAP Season 81 chess tournament.
After Thielen and Diggs, Vikings' receivers a concern
They might have the best duo in the NFL, but the rest of the Vikings receivers, including Laquon Treadwell, have struggled to make an impact.
Pathans, Phogats and other super siblings
With the brother sister duo of Praggnanadhaa and Vaishali creating waves in the International Chess circuit, ever wondered who India's most successful sporting siblings are?
Praggnanandhaa: The boy who could be king
Already a Grandmaster at the age of 12, it is no wonder the chess world is doing its best to get R Praggnanandhaa's name right.
'Praggnanandhaa knew he would become a Grandmaster' Praggnanandhaa
Indian Chess prodigy Praggnanandhaa's coach on his incredible journey so far.
Praggnanandhaa becomes India's youngest Grandmaster
At 12 years, 10 months and 13 days, R Praggnanandhaa has become the world's second youngest Grandmaster, and the youngest ever Indian to achieve the feat.
ASEAN+ Chess: Bersamina beats Vietnamese foe
International Master Paulo Bersamina downed Nguyen Duy Linh of Vietnam to seize the solo lead in the Open Under-20 division of the ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships.
ASEAN+ Chess: Mendoza stays full point ahead of field
Shania Mae Mendoza keeps her grip of the lead in her division after five rounds of the ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships on Thursday.
Grandmaster-Chef Anand lands unexpected title
The five-time world champion rustled up a storm in the kitchen with Chinese GM Ding Liren to win a cook-off during a rest day at the Norway Chess tournament.
My rehabilitation in rapid chess is well under way: Anand
With two rapid titles in four months, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand says the fog over his rapid chess form has now lifted.
Anand wins Tal Memorial rapid title
A little over two months after winning the world rapid crown, Viswanathan Anand scripted yet another remarkable win at the Tal Memorial in Moscow on Sunday.
Pro Chess: In a 'league' of its own
Viswanthan Anand, who is part of an online league for the first time, says it is a great way to practise rapid and blitz chess for free.
The year in quotes: 'Fedal' gets real, Saina runs out of fuel and Mr Complete Ronaldo
After yet another eventful year in the world of sport, ESPN compiles a list of the best quotes from 2017. From Rafael Nadal to Saina Nehwal, everyone's in the list for all the right reasons.
Viswanathan Anand wins bronze at World Blitz Chess Championship
Viswanathan Anand continued his excellent run by winning a bronze at the World Blitz Chess Championship after his gold-winning performance in the Rapid section.
Anand: Becoming world champion again is the most amazing feeling
The title win at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh gives Viswanathan Anand a much-needed boost at the end of an otherwise forgettable year and shows why the 48-year-old can't be counted out just yet.
Anand wins World Rapid Championship
Viswanathan Anand beat Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a tie-break to win the World Rapid Championship in Saudi Arabia.
World Championship logo puts chess in 'odd position'
The newly-unveiled World Championship logo, showing two chequered bodies wrapped around each other with a chess board at the centre, has left Grandmasters flummoxed.
World Rapid Championship: Anand beats Carlsen
Viswanathan Anand beat world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in 34 moves at the World Rapid Championship in Riyad.
Anand: AI engine AlphaZero's win will disrupt chess world
The former world champion says the programme, which recently beat chess engine Stockfish, could be a world-changing tool.
'My chances of winning another world title greater than zero'
Out of reckoning for next year's World Championships, Viswanathan Anand says that though he's shifted focus away from it, a total detachment is impossible.
Starting early: Pele, Tiger, Hingis and other precocious teens
With the Under-17 World Cup set to begin in India on October 6th, we look at six international sporting legends who started early and announced their arrival on the big stage as teenagers.
Viswanathan Anand finishes joint-2nd at Isle of Man Chess Championship
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand registered a victory over Chinese grandmaster Hou Yifan in the ninth and final round to finish joint-second at the Isle Of Man Chess Championship in Douglas.
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room.
The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again.