Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime​ Vachier-Lagrave
Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime​ Vachier-Lagrave

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's hunt for an elusive victory continued as he was held to a draw by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the fifth round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a second straight draw by holding American Fabiano Caruana with ease in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener
Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a surprising first round loss at the hands of Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the Sinquefield Cup here.

Viswanathan Anand to take on Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener
Viswanathan Anand to take on Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the first round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswananthan Anand crushes Magnus Carlsen, jumps to joint third in Norway Chess
Viswananthan Anand crushes Magnus Carlsen, jumps to joint third in Norway Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen to jump to the joint third spot after the end of the fourth round of Norway Chess tournament, here.

Viswanathan Anand held by Fabiano Caruana in Norway
Viswanathan Anand held by Fabiano Caruana in Norway

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to an easy draw by Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the first round of Norway Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand finishes fifth in blitz event of Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand finishes fifth in blitz event of Norway Chess tournament

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen from a winning position to finish fifth in the blitz event that acts as a curtain raiser for the Norway Chess tournament which begins here today.

Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Shamkir Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an effortless draw with Fabiano Caruana of Italy to finish second in Shamkir Chess tournament here on Sunday.

Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to jump to second spot in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to jump to second spot in Shamkir Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defences of Michael Adams of England to jump to sole second spot in the Shamkir Chess 2015 tournament, here on Friday.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second straight draw in the Shamkir Chess tournament, signing peace with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France quite easily with black pieces in the second round here.

Viswanathan Anand lets Magnus Carlsen off the hook, settles for draw
Viswanathan Anand lets Magnus Carlsen off the hook, settles for draw

 Viswanthan Anand let a golden opportunity slip as he let reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen off the hook and settled for a draw with the Norwegian in the first round of 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial chess tournament, here on Friday.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener
Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener

 Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov, here.

Viswanathan Anand in elite company in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand in elite company in Shamkir Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have his hands full when he competes in a very strong field in the Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.

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.