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Kasparov to visit Kenya to promote chess

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 14:59

Russian grandmaster and former World champion Garry Kasparov will visit Kenya on Saturday to promote chess among the youth.

Anand draws in Alekhine memorial chess tournament

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 20:33

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with joint-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in the fourth round of Alekhine memorial chess tournament in progress here.

Anand to meet Caruana in eighth round

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 15:51

In a now-or-never situation, World Champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the eighth round of fifth Final Masters here.

Anand rules out any plans of retirement

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 15:56

Chennai: At 42, Viswanathan Anand is the second oldest of the top ten FIDE ranked players in the world, but the reigning world chess champion today ruled out any plans of retiring.

Many a moves at crucial times "huge leapt to unknown": Anand

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 18:09

Anand said that he has to do "informed guesswork" based on his intuition in many crucial situations and those moves turn out to be the winners.

Chess won`t become an Olympic sport in my time: Viswanathan Anand

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 15:49

Anand told media here that with chess not being an Olympic sport, and the process of getting it included being a very lengthy one, his playing days would be over when that happens.