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Armenia`s Samvel Ter-Sahakyan wins SREI International GM Chess

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 22:52

Grand Master Samvel Ter-Sahakyan of Armenia Saturday emerged champion with 7.5 points in a tantalisingly close battle for the top place at the SREI International Grandmaster Chess Tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand in quarters of London Classics

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 17:22

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand found his way to the knockout stage in the London Chess Classic with an easy draw against tailender Andrei Istratescu of France in the fifth round of the preliminaries that concluded here at the Olympia.

Three-way lead in SREI International Grandmasters Chess

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 22:41

Grandmaster Samvel Ter-Sahakyan of Armenia and IM Mikhail Mozharov of Russia joined overnight leader Levan Pantsulaia of Georgia in a three-way lead after the penultimate round of the SREI International Grandmasters Chess tournament here on friday.

Anand continues command in prelims of London Chess Classic

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 15:31

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand continued with his winning ways and scored a second victory against Luke McShane of England to secure a commanding lead in the preliminary round of the London Chess Classic in progress here at the Olympia.

London Chess Classic: Anand beats Istratescu to lead his group

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 23:54

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand outclassed Andrei Istratescu of France to jump in to sole lead on seven points at the half-way stage of the preliminaries of the London Chess Classic in progress here at the Olympia.

Georgian GM sole leader, six others in fray in International Grandmaster Tournament

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 20:25

Georgian GM Levan Pentsulaila snatched the lead from IM Jacek Stopa of Poland in the eighth round of SREI International Grandmaster Tournament here on thursday.

Anand in joint lead after two rounds of the London Classic

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 16:28

Viswanathan Anand put behind the disappointment of the world championship loss and started his campaign by turning the tables on England`s Luke McShane and later drew with another Englishman Michael Adams in the preliminaries of the London Classic here.

Polish GM takes sole lead, Surya stunned

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 21:39

Polish International Master Jacek Stopa jumped to sole lead after outwitting Indian GM Deep Dasgupta after seven rounds of the SREI International Grandmasters Chess tournament here on wednesday.

`Birthday boy` Anand back in the London Classic

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 19:28

Shrugging off the disappointment of losing the World Championship to Magnus Carlsen, Indian GM Viswanathan Anand is all set to be back in competitive circuit taking part in the prestigious London Chess Classics, which is currently underway here.

Sethuraman gets closer to title win

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 22:17

Grandmaster S P Sethuraman inched closer to the title after defeating compatriot Vidit Santosh Gujarathi in the ninth and penultimate round of the second Hyderabad International Grandmasters Chess tournament, here on Monday.

Sethuraman and Vladislav shares lead

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 00:40

Chennai-based Grandmaster Sethuraman S P and Ukrainian Grandmaster Vladislav Borovikov were in shared lead with four and half points each after the end of fifth round in the ongoing 2nd Hyderabad International Grandmasters Chess Tournament here thursday.

Carlsen, Anand presented with medals

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 13:37

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitthaa Monday gave away the gold cup and Rs.9.9 crore prize money to the newly crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway.