Zurich Chess Challenge: Anand beats Gelfand; joint third now

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand tasted his first success in Classical Chess this year after defeating his former challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fourth round of the Zurich Chess Challenge on Monday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jubilant fans welcome Anand back home

World chess champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday received a rousing welcome by his fans, who lined-up in good numbers to greet him, as the chess wizard returned home after winning his fifth world title.

I`m proud to be a part of India`s rediscovery of chess: Anand

Newly-crowned World champion Viswanathan Anand has been the face of Indian chess for more than two decades and the five-time title holder said he was proud to be a part of India`s rediscovery of chess.

Viswanathan Anand gets his dues

Newly-crowned world chess champion Viswanathan Anand received a gold medal, prize money of USD 1.4 million (around Rs. 7.9 crores), a memento and a piece of contemporary art displaying him and challenger Boris Gelfand, for his achievement at a ceremony on Thursday.

Viswanathan Anand outwits Boris Gelfand; retains World Championship title

Viswanathan Anand won the World Championship title defeating Boris Gelfand in a gripping final tie breaker for the 5th time in his career.

IOA hails Anand, calls him great role model

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has hailed grandmaster Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Chess title for a record fifth time in Moscow on Wednesday.

AICF requests govt to bestow Anand with Bharat Ratna

AICF reiterates its demand of conferring Bharat Ratna on Viswanathan Anand after the grand master clinched his fifth World Championship title in Moscow.

World Chess Championship: I am relieved, but too tensed to be happy, says Viswanathan Anand

After winning the World Championship for the fifth time, Viswanathan Anand said the he was relived but too tensed to be be happy. Anand won the World Championship title defeating Boris Gelfand in a gripping final tie breaker.