Anand continues command in prelims of London Chess Classic

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.

London Chess Classic: Anand beats Istratescu to lead his group

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand outclassed Andrei Istratescu of France to jump in to sole lead on seven points at the half-way stage of the preliminaries of the London Chess Classic in progress here at the Olympia.

Anand in joint lead after two rounds of the London Classic

Viswanathan Anand put behind the disappointment of the world championship loss and started his campaign by turning the tables on England`s Luke McShane and later drew with another Englishman Michael Adams in the preliminaries of the London Classic here.

Anand starts off in style in London Chess Classic

Indian ace Viswanathan Anand put the disappointing loss in the World Championship behind him and started his campaign in style by beating local Luke McShane in the first `A` group game of the London Chess Classic that got underway.

Anand salvages draw against McShane

World champion Viswanathan Anand survived anxious moments before he salvaged a draw against Luke McShane of England in the second round of the London Chess Classic here on Monday.

Carlsen beats McShane, cracks all time high rating

World number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway cracked all-time high ratings, defeating Luke McShane of England in the first round of the London Chess Classic at the Olympia.

Anand finishes joint fifth in London Classic

World champion Viswanathan Anand finished the London Classic with an easy draw as black against Luke McShane of England, signing joint fifth in the overall standings of the nine-player round-robin tournament.