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Anand inches closer to title after draw with Kramnik

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:35

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand inched closer to clinching the Candidates Chess tournament title after settling for an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the 11th round here.

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.

Anand in command and a likely contender for Carlsen

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 06:24

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Viswanathan Anand in command, likely to challenge Carlsen Magnus in next World Championship

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:23

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

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.

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.

Viswanatha Anand bows out of London Chess Classic

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 21:19

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand bowed out of the London Chess Classic after losing the quarterfinals against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia 0.5-1.5 here at the Olympia.

Beating Kramnik at Bonn was important for Anand

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 17:21

He is known to be composure personified even under immense pressure and Viswanathan Anand, who is gearing up to defend his world title next month, gave ample proof of it in the 2008 edition against Vladimir Kramnik when he outwitted the celebrated Russian to clinch his third World Championship.

Anand draws with Kramnik at Tal Memorial

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 09:49

Victory eluded Viswanathan Anand yet again as he played out a draw with Vladimir Kramnik in the eighth round of the Tal Memorial Chess Tournament.

Anand settles for an easy draw against Kramnik

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 15:21

World Champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a good start in the second leg of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament by holding Vladimir Kramnik for an easy draw in the sixth round.