I'll think about World Chess Championship next year: Viswanathan Anand
I'll think about World Chess Championship next year: Viswanathan Anand

With the World Chess Championship slated for 2016, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday said he will start thinking about the Candidates tournament only next year.

Viswanathan Anand finishes seventh after defeat against Michael Adams
Viswanathan Anand finishes seventh after defeat against Michael Adams

 Viswanathan Anand's campaign ended on a sour note as he lost to English Grandmaster Michael Adams in the seventh and final round to finish seventh in the Grenke Chess Classic, here on Tuesday.

Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess
Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got some consolation after scoring a regulation victory over David Baramidze of Germany in the sixth and penultimate round of Grenke Chess Classic, here.

Viswanathan Anand blunders again, loses to Levon Aronian in Grenke chess
Viswanathan Anand blunders again, loses to Levon Aronian in Grenke chess

Viswanathan Anand's woes in the Grenke Chess Classic continued as the five times world champion blundered yet again and went down to Levon Aornian of Armenia in the fifth round that concluded here.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen again
Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen again

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand continued to struggle against nemesis Magnus Carlsen of Norway and lost after a blunder in the fourth round of Grenke Chess Classic now underway here.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Grenke Classic
Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Grenke Classic

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on current world title holder Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the fourth round of the Grenke Chess Classic here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Etienne Bacrot; slips to joint third in Grenke chess
Viswanathan Anand draws with Etienne Bacrot; slips to joint third in Grenke chess

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India played out his third draw on the trot as he signed peace with Etienne Bacrot of France in the third round of Grenke Chess Classic here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Arkadij Naiditsch in Grenke chess Round 2
Viswanathan Anand draws with Arkadij Naiditsch in Grenke chess Round 2

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand did not capitalise on his chances and misplayed a better endgame to settle for a draw with Arkadij Naiditsch of Germany in the second round of Grenke Chess Classic, here.

Viswanathan Anand holds Caruana in Grenke chess opener
Viswanathan Anand holds Caruana in Grenke chess opener

India's Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against world number two Fabiano Caurana of Italy in the first round of Grenke Chess Classic here.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Michael Adams after rest day

World Champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Michael Adams of England in the opening round of the second half of Grenke Chess Classic.

Anand beats Naiditsch to jump to second spot

World Champion Viswanathan Anand came up with a sterling effort to beat German Grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch in the fifth round of Grenke Chess Classic.

Viswanathan Anand slips to draw again

Viswanathan Anand missed out on a winning advantage and played out a draw with Daniel Fridman of Germany in the fourth round of the Grenke Chess Classic.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Meier; Caruana strikes again

Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, forced to sign peace with lowest-ranked Georg Meier of Germany in the third round of the Grenke Chess Classic.

Viswanathan Anand held by Fabiano Caruana; slips to joint third

Viswanathan Anand slipped to joint third after being held to a draw by second seed Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the second round of the Grenke Chess Classic.

Anand settles for draw with Adams in Grenke Classic opener

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a fighting draw with Michael Adams of England in the first round of the Grenke Chess Classic that got underway here.

Anand to meet Adams in Grenke Chess Classic opener

Considered the favourite to lift the title, world champion Viswanathan Anand has been given the top billing at the Grenke Chess Classic and and will take on Michael Adams of England in the first round here.