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Anand working on ideas for World C`ship rematch with Carlsen

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 17:35

He has rediscovered his wizardry in the game of 64 squares by winning the Candidates tournament and Viswanathan Anand is now "working on quite a few ideas" to counter the threat of numero uno player Magnus Carlsen in his quest to regain the World Championship title later this year.

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 06:55

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Anand in command and a likely contender for Carlsen

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 06:24

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Viswanathan Anand in command, likely to challenge Carlsen Magnus in next World Championship

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:23

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Viswanathan Anand won`t be able to recapture world crown: Nigel Short

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:45

Renowned English Grand Master Nigel Short Monday prophesied that India`s Viswanathan Anand, who lost the world championship title last year, would not be able to recapture the honours as top class chess was a "young man`s game".

New chess app lets you test your mettle against `child prodigy` Magnus Carlsen

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 13:07

A new chess app reportedly lets users play against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen at various ages.

Viswanathan Anand ties for third in Zurich blitz; loses to Magnus Carlsen

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 18:35

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand won two, lost two and drew one for a joint third place finish at the blitz tournament of Zurich Chess Classic that concluded here today.

A new challenge for Viswanathan Anand in Zurich

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 09:06

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will find himself in the unfamiliar position of starting as the lowest-ranked player when he takes on a tough field in his first Classical tournament since losing the world title, in the Zurich Challenge here at the Savoy.

Viswanathan Anand says administration not his cup of tea

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 13:36

He might have been dethroned as the world champion by Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen at home, but the hunger to succeed is still alive in Viswanathan Anand who says he is looking forward to fix some issues and start the new season on a positive note.

A roller-coaster year for Indian chess

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 13:12

It started with a great deal of excitement and anticipation but year 2013 turned out to be a disappointing one for Indian chess as the legendary Viswanathan Anand got outplayed in his own backyard to surrender the World Championship crown.

`Birthday boy` Anand back in the London Classic

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 19:28

Shrugging off the disappointment of losing the World Championship to Magnus Carlsen, Indian GM Viswanathan Anand is all set to be back in competitive circuit taking part in the prestigious London Chess Classics, which is currently underway here.

Carlsen, Anand presented with medals

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 13:37

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitthaa Monday gave away the gold cup and Rs.9.9 crore prize money to the newly crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway.