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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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.