Chess Championships

Anand rules out any plans of retirement

Chennai: At 42, Viswanathan Anand is the second oldest of the top ten FIDE ranked players in the world, but the reigning world chess champion today ruled out any plans of retiring.

Sep 16, 2012, 15:56 PM IST

Many a moves at crucial times "huge leapt to unknown": Anand

Anand said that he has to do "informed guesswork" based on his intuition in many crucial situations and those moves turn out to be the winners.

Jul 20, 2012, 18:09 PM IST

Chess won`t become an Olympic sport in my time: Viswanathan Anand

Anand told media here that with chess not being an Olympic sport, and the process of getting it included being a very lengthy one, his playing days would be over when that happens.

Jul 17, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

Negi held by Rijnaarts in Leiden chess tourney

Grandmaster and Asian champion Parimarjan Negi suffered a setback after drawing with Sjef Rijnaarts of Holland in the second round of the sixth edition of Leiden International chess tournament.

Jul 08, 2012, 16:42 PM IST