2800 plus clash in World Chess championship

This world chess championship slated for November 9 in London will witness clash between two players having an ELO rating of 2800 plus. The defending world champion Magnus Carlsen who tops the FIDE rating list with 2882 will be challenged by World no. 2 rated player Fabiano Caruana who maintains a rating of 2844 in
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Fuzhou, Nov 8: Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the pre-quarterfinals with an easy victory but HS Prannoy exited after a straight-game loss in the opening round of the China Open World Tour Super 750 tournament here on Wednesday. Fifth seed Srikanth, ranked 9th, saw off France’s Lucas Corvee 21-12, 21-16 in 35 minutes to
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Abu Dhabi, Nov. 8: Trent Boult became the third New Zealand bowler to claim a one-day international hat-trick as his side defeated Pakistan by 47 runs in the first match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Boult reduced Pakistan to 8 for 3 in its chase of 267 after he dismissed Fakhar Zaman (1), Babar Azam
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After their runners-up finish at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 in England, India have a point to prove – that they can go all the way in a big tournament. India find themselves in a tricky group in the ICC Women’s World T20 in the Caribbean. They are drawn alongside the No.1 and No.2
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Lucknow, Nov 7: Skipper Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking fourth T20 International hundred powered India to a comprehensive 71-run win over West Indies in what turned out to be another one-sided series victory for the hosts. India, thus, took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. The last T20 will be played in Chennai on
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Pune, Nov. 7: Defending champions Chennaiyin FC tasted victory for the first time this season with a convincing 4-2 victory against FC Pune City in their Indian Super League clash on Tuesday. Ashique Kuruniyan’s early goal in the ninth minute gave Pune the lead but a strong second half from Chennaiyin allowed John Gregory’s men
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Fuzhou, Nov 7: Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu cruised past Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia in the opening round of the Fuzhou China Open here Tuesday. The Olympic silver medallist registered an easy 21-13, 21-19 win in a match that lasted less than 30 minutes. Sindhu, who is seeded third, hardly broke a sweat in the
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Paris, Nov 5: Russia’s Karen Khachanov clinched the biggest win of his career on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-4 upset of Novak Djokovic to claim the Paris Masters title. Khachanov became the third different first-time winner of a Masters tournament this year — joining John Isner and Juan Martin del Potro– and denied Djokovic a
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Kolkata, Nov 5: India ended a four-match winless run against the West Indies with a five-wicket victory that came on the back of debutant Krunal Pandya’s flourish and Dinesh Karthik’s poise here Sunday. Wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav (3/13) led the Indian bowlers’ fine show to restrict West Indies to 109 for eight after stand-in skipper
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  Paris, Nov. 4: Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in a thrilling semi-final at the Paris  Masters on Saturday to extend his winning run to 22 matches ahead of his  return to world number one next week. The Serb outlasted Federer in just over three hours to prevail 7-6 (8/6), 5-7, 7-6 (7/3). He will
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