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Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand defeats Veselin Topalov to regain sole lead

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 06:54

India`s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament, on Sunday.

Kolkata Open chess: Kunte maintains lead

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 22:05

Indian Grand Master Abhijit Kunte maintained his lead by half a point over his nearest rivals with a score of 4.5, after the fifth round of the 6th Kolkata Open 19thInternational Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament here Saturday.

Anand draws with Aronian in Candidates chess tournament

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 21:47

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday gave jitters to his fans before signing an early draw with top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth round of Candidates chess tournament here.

Anand signs peace with Svidler, records 4th straight draw

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 20:10

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace with Peter Svidler of Russia in the seventh round to play out his fourth consecutive draw at the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Four players including three Indians share lead

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 22:21

Top seed Nigel Short was stunned even as four players including three Indians share the lead with three points apiece after third round of the 6th Kolkata Open (19th International Open Grandmasters Chess tournament) at the Gorky Sadan on Thursday.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Andreikin, keeps lead

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 20:53

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against lowest ranked Dmitry Andreikin of Russia in the fifth round, but kept the lead at the Candidates chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand won`t be able to recapture world crown: Nigel Short

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:45

Renowned English Grand Master Nigel Short Monday prophesied that India`s Viswanathan Anand, who lost the world championship title last year, would not be able to recapture the honours as top class chess was a "young man`s game".

New chess app lets you test your mettle against `child prodigy` Magnus Carlsen

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 13:07

A new chess app reportedly lets users play against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen at various ages.

Zurich Chess Challenge: Viswanathan Anand suffers shock defeat

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 09:40

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand struggled with his form for the second consecutive day on Saturday as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the second round of Zurich Chess Challenge here.

Viswanathan Anand ties for third in Zurich blitz; loses to Magnus Carlsen

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 18:35

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand won two, lost two and drew one for a joint third place finish at the blitz tournament of Zurich Chess Classic that concluded here today.

A new challenge for Viswanathan Anand in Zurich

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 09:06

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will find himself in the unfamiliar position of starting as the lowest-ranked player when he takes on a tough field in his first Classical tournament since losing the world title, in the Zurich Challenge here at the Savoy.

Three players in joint lead at Gurgaon chess tourney

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 00:36

Three players, including top seed Ukrainian Grandmaster Kravtsiv Martyn, were in joint lead after Round 5 of the second Gurgaon International Grandmasters chess tournament, here Saturday.