London Chess Classic 2016: Viswanathan Anand settles for shared third spot; confirms World Cup participation
The highlights of Anand's campaign were the innovative ideas he displayed, suffered only defeat against Hikaru Nakamura in the third round.Dec 20, 2016, 09:51 AM IST
Viswanathan Anand: Five-time world champion survives scare against Anish Giri in London Chess Classic
Playing white, Anand went for one of the topoical lines in the Sicilian Najdorf and found Giri in fine fettle.Dec 16, 2016, 10:20 AM IST
World champion Magnus Carlsen was not able to break through the defences of Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.Dec 13, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
After the seventh round and three defeats in four games, the Indian is now struggling with just 2.5 points.Dec 12, 2015, 19:29 PM IST
After drawing the first three rounds, this was Anand's third decisive result in a row and second where the Indian ace ended on the receiving end.Dec 11, 2015, 18:46 PM IST
Anand staged his customary comeback in style, giving an endgame lesson to Topalov.Dec 09, 2015, 22:49 PM IST
With five rounds still to come, Anand slipped to ninth spot in the ten-player round-robin event.Dec 08, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
Anand is also expected to make a monetary contribution to help in the relief operations.Dec 08, 2015, 09:30 AM IST
In the other game, local wildcard entrant Michael Adams remained impregnable and held Levon Aronian of Armenia to an easy draw.Dec 07, 2015, 19:49 PM IST
- This is his second draw in as many games, and has one point out of a possible two.
- He has four white games remaining out of the last seven rounds.
- He will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the third round.
The day produced as many as four draws out of five games and only Dutchman Anish Giri was lucky enough to have scored a full point.Dec 05, 2015, 20:43 PM IST
Buoyed by winning the London Chess Classic, five-time world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand here on Sunday said he is looking forward to play games in 2015 with renewed zeal and enthusiasm.Dec 21, 2014, 21:38 PM IST
Indicating that he is still hungry for success, five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand said he is not quitting the game anytime soon and is preparing to play more tournaments in the coming year after a decent performance in 2014.Dec 19, 2014, 17:10 PM IST
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand settled for his fourth draw in the London Chess Classic and almost went out of title race at the Olympia here on Sunday.Dec 14, 2014, 20:39 PM IST
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with Hikaru Nakamura of United States in a keenly fought game of the third round of London Chess Classic here on Saturday.Dec 13, 2014, 19:03 PM IST
Celebrating his 45th Birthday, five times world champion Viswanthan Anand played out an easy draw as white against Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the second round of London Chess Classic, here today.Dec 12, 2014, 21:08 PM IST
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the London Chess Classic here today.Dec 11, 2014, 21:01 PM IST
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand bowed out of the London Chess Classic after losing the quarterfinals against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia 0.5-1.5 here at the Olympia.Dec 15, 2013, 21:19 PM IST
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand continued with his winning ways and scored a second victory against Luke McShane of England to secure a commanding lead in the preliminary round of the London Chess Classic in progress here at the Olympia.Dec 13, 2013, 15:31 PM IST
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand outclassed Frenchman Andrei Istratescu to jump to sole lead at the halfway stage of the preliminaries of the London Chess Classic in progress at the Olympia.Dec 13, 2013, 10:07 AM IST