Sad to lose but I hope to play chess for as long as I enjoy: Viswanathan Anand
Sad to lose but I hope to play chess for as long as I enjoy: Viswanathan Anand

After losing to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in game 11 of World Chess Championship that ended his hoped of winning the World title, Viswanathan Anand has said he wants to continue playing chess as long as he enjoys doing so.

Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 4, World Chess Championship
Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 4, World Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand takes on Magnus Carlsen in the 4th game of the World Chess Championship.

Viswanathan Anand: Form is temporary, class is permanent!
Viswanathan Anand: Form is temporary, class is permanent!

After he suffered yet another defeat at the hands of Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the second game of the ongoing World Chess Championship, the Indian fans knew Viswanathan Anand was under tremendous pressure.

Magnus Carlsen dethrones Vishy Anand to win maiden World Chess Championship title

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand lost his World Championship title to world No.1 Magnus Carlsen after the game 10 of the World Chess Championship ended in a draw after 65 moves.

Fifth game was the turning point, says Anand

Admitting that newly-crowned world champion Magnus Carlsen dominated the duel, five-time title holder Vishwanathan Anand on Friday said that the loss in the fifth game of the World Chess Championship match turned out to be a "heady blow" for him.

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen - Game 10 - As it happened

Live moves from the game ten of the World Chess Championship between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen.

World Chess Championship: Carlsen defeats Anand in game 9, extends lead to 6-3

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand was put under tremendous pressure by Norwegian Magnus Carlsen who won the ninth game of the World Chess Championship on Thursday to take a 6-3 lead in the tournament.

I had to give it a shot, says Viswanathan Anand after third loss to Magnus Carlsen

His title defense in tatters after suffering another loss, world champion Viswanathan Anand today said he was left with little choice and decided to go for the kill in the ninth game as he had to drastically change the course of the match.

World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen: All moves from game 9

The crucial game nine of the World Chess Championship is in progress between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen. India’s Anand has to win this game to defend his title against challenger Carlsen of Norway.

I didn`t know what really his intentions were: Viswanathan Anand

Time might be running out and the throne slipping away but defending champion Viswanathan Anand made it clear that he will come back harder in the next game after drawing the eighth tie of the World Chess Championship rather easily, on Tuesday.

World Chess Championship, Game 8: Another tame draw as Carlsen retains two points lead

World champion Viswanathan Anand got an easy draw with black as challenger Magnus Carlsen continued his march towards the throne after the end of the eighth game of the World Chess Championship on Tuesday.

World Chess Championship, Game 6: Viswanathan Anand loses again to Magnus Carlsen

Watch live telecast of Game 6 of the World Chess Championship between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen

Viswanathan Anand loses again, trails 2-4 in World Chess Championship

World champion Viswanathan Anand struggled once again with his white pieces and suffered a painful defeat against challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the sixth game of the World Chess Championship here on Saturday.

My counter play did not work, says Viswanathan Anand

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand today conceded that his counter play did not work well in the fifth game of World Chess Championship match that the Indian lost after a long and typical grind against challenger Magnus Carlsen here.

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand loses game 5 against Magnus Carlsen

The World Chess Championship saw its first result as Norwegian Magnus Carlsen defeated Indian veteran chess player Viswanathan Anand in the fifth game of the tournament on Friday.

World Chess Championship, Game 5: Magnus Carlsen defeats Viswanathan Anand to take 3-2 lead

Watch live telecast of Game 5 of the World Chess Championship between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen

World Chess Championship, Game 5: Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen - Preview

World champion Viswanathan Anand will look forward to another positive game with black pieces before he gets a double white against challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the 5th round of their World Championship match here on Friday.

World Chess Championship: Vishwanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 3

After a day’s break, India`s Vishwanathan Anand will be up against Norway`s Magnus Carlsen to defend his title as world chess champion, in the third game of the World Chess Championship.

World Chess Championship: Anand vs Carlsen, game 3 – Preview

After a day’s break, India`s Vishwanathan Anand will be up against Norway`s Magnus Carlsen to defend his title as world chess champion, in the third game of the World Chess Championship.

Vishwanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen duel fires up chess fervour in India

The enthusiasm for chess ignited by Anand in the 1980s is now a fervour as India hosts the world championship this year.