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Park returns to spot where magical major run began

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:35

World number one Park In-Bee returns for the first of her three major title defences this season seeking a first victory this year at the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Anand working on ideas for World C`ship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 17:35

He has rediscovered his wizardry in the game of 64 squares by winning the Candidates tournament and Viswanathan Anand is now "working on quite a few ideas" to counter the threat of numero uno player Magnus Carlsen in his quest to regain the World Championship title later this year.

Anand wins Candidates, sets up World Championship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:18

Five-times world champion Viswanathan Anand proved all his critics wrong and won the Candidates Chess tournament after settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the 13th and penultimate round here today.

Anand lets Andreikin off the hook; maintains full point lead

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 00:52

Taking a practical decision, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand let Russia`s Dmitry Andreikin off the hook as he settled for a draw to maintain his full-point lead in the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 06:55

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

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.

Qualifier Tanushree knocks out second seed to enter final

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

Qualifier Tanushree Palanivel of Tamil Nadu caused a big surprise in the Rs 1.5 lakh prize money Dreamzkraft Khar Gymkhana All India women`s open tennis tournament on Saturday when she knocked out second seed Jeni Patel to enter the singles final.

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.

Sehwag, Muralitharan to lead MCC sides in Middle East

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:56

Out-of-favour India batsman Virender Sehwag and Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan will lead two MCC sides in a series of matches in the Middle East to help launch the new county season.