There is firm offer from Sochi for World Championship: Vishwanathan Anand

Amid apprehension that the World Chess Championship title contest between reigning champion Magnus Carlsen and former winner Vishwanathan Anand could be postponed, the Indian ace is hoping the rematch would go ahead and be held in Sochi, Russia, in November.

Kasparov to visit Chennai for two days during World C`ship tie

Former world champion Gary Kasparov of Russia will be present during the World chess championship match at Chennai on November 11 and 12.

Beating Kramnik at Bonn was important for Anand

He is known to be composure personified even under immense pressure and Viswanathan Anand, who is gearing up to defend his world title next month, gave ample proof of it in the 2008 edition against Vladimir Kramnik when he outwitted the celebrated Russian to clinch his third World Championship.

Kasparov to visit Kenya to promote chess

Russian grandmaster and former World champion Garry Kasparov will visit Kenya on Saturday to promote chess among the youth.

Magnus Carlsen becomes game’s ‘highest-rated player of all time’

Norwegian sensation Magnus Carlsen has reportedly broken Gary Kasparov’s 12-year record to become game’s highest-rated player of all time.

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.

Help from Kasparov, Kramnik was pleasant surprise: Anand

Vishwanathan Anand was pleasantly surprised at the unsolicited assistance he received from Russian greats Gary Kasparov and Vladmir Kramnik during his championship title defence against
Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in Sofia.

Help from Kasparov, Kramnik was pleasant surprise: Anand

Vishwanathan Anand was pleasantly surprised at the unsolicited assistance he received from Russian greats Gary Kasparov and Vladmir Kramnik during his championship title defence against
Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in Sofia.

Kasparov beats Karpov in rerun of 1984 chess clash

Russian chess legend Gary Kasparov has won a re-match of his classic 1984 world championship contest with compatriot Anatoly Karpov, ending a 12-match clash in the Spanish city of Valencia 9-3.

Kasparov beats Karpov in rerun of 1984 chess clash

Russian chess legend Gary Kasparov has won a re-match of his classic 1984 world championship contest with compatriot Anatoly Karpov, ending a 12-match clash in the Spanish city of Valencia 9-3.