Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 19:41
After a day’s break, India`s Vishwanathan Anand will be up against Norway`s Magnus Carlsen to defend his title as world chess champion, in the third game of the World Chess Championship.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:07
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 09:00
The enthusiasm for chess ignited by Anand in the 1980s is now a fervour as India hosts the world championship this year.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 21:52
Going all out for a win to clinch the title, world champion Vishwanathan Anand suffered a heart-breaking loss at the hands of Wang Hao of China in the final round to finish a disappointing fourth in the Norway Super Chess tournament here on Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 14:57
World champion Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defenses of Chinese champion Ding Liren and jumped to sixth spot after the end of the fifth round of the Alekhine memorial chess tournament here at the Louvre.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 20:33
World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with joint-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in the fourth round of Alekhine memorial chess tournament in progress here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 19:00
There is some uncertainty over Chennai as the venue for the eagerly-awaited World Chess Championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen after the World No 1 player from Norway expressed unhappiness with the FIDE`s choice of venue.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 20:22
Armenia`s World No.2 Levon Aronian and World Chess Champion Vishy Anand will take part in the Alexander Alekhine Memorial Tournament to be held jointly in Paris and St. Petersburg, Chess Federation of Armenia said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 21:29
The idea of the inaugural six-team Maharashtra Chess League to be held here from April 24 to 29 was hailed by world champion Viswanathan Anand on Thursday, who described it as a good way to develop skills of up and coming players.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 12:52
Fresh from his remarkable come-from-behind victory at the Grenke Chess Classic tournament, World champion Viswanathan Anand will compete in a tougher field in the Zurich Chess Challenge here.
Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 16:16
Baden-Baden (Germany): World Champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by tournament leader Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the seventh round of the Grenke Chess Classic here.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 19:56
Chess legend Vishwanathan Anand is not too concerned about the suspension imposed on the IOA by International Olympic Committee as he feels the ongoing dispute is "more of a legal argument" which can be sorted out in due course of time.
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