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Viswanathan Anand ties for third in Zurich blitz; loses to Magnus Carlsen

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 18:35

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand won two, lost two and drew one for a joint third place finish at the blitz tournament of Zurich Chess Classic that concluded here today.

Anand draws with Gelfand

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 13:03

World champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fourth round of Tal Memorial chess tournament here.

Resurgent Anand to meet Gelfand in fourth round

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 17:22

Fresh from his victory against Russian Alexander Morozevich, a resurgent Viswanathan Anand will take on his last world championship challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fourth round of Tal memorial chess tournament here.

Anand draws with Gelfand; finishes third

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 09:37

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Boris Gelfand of Israel in the ninth and final round to finish third in the Alekhine memorial chess tournament here.

Anand draws with Gelfand, finishes third

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 21:03

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Boris Gelfand of Israel in the ninth and final round to finish third in the Alekhine memorial chess tournament.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Gelfand, stays last in Zurich Chess

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 11:26

Victory eluded world champion Viswanathan Anand yet again as he played out a fourth draw in five games, against Boris Gelfand of Israel, and remained at the bottom after the fifth and penultimate round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here.

Anand held by Gelfand in Zurich Chess Challenge

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:38

World Champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Boris Gelfand of Israel in the third round of Zurich Chess Challenge here on Tuesday.

Anand looks forward to a busier 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 16:40

Chess icon Viswanathan Anand has an insatiable thirst for success despite his exemplary achievements. The five-time World Champion had a lean patch in 2012 by his standards but now he is itching for action with a host of tournaments lined up, including the defence of his World crown.

Viswanathan Anand reckons he will be champion again

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 18:39

Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said he was not interested in thinking who would win the next title but believed that he would do it again.

Viswanathan Anand has no plans to retire soon

Last Updated: Monday, June 04, 2012, 09:19

He has been the undisputed world champion for the past five years but Indian chess veteran Viswanathan Anand has no plans of calling it quits just yet as he says his morale is on a high after beating a "complicated" Boris Gelfand to notch up his fifth world title.

Kasparov regrets leaving chess: Anand

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 18:49

Viswanathan Anand’s fifth World Cup title silenced the critics including Chess legend Garry Kasparov who said during the World Championship match in Moscow that Viswanathan Anand lacked motivation and the hunger for victory which he had earlier.

The win has boosted my confidence: Anand

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 13:52

Days after he retained his world title, the ‘King of Chess’ Viswanathan Anand was felicitated at a ceremony in Chennai.