Anand joint third with five to go in World Rapid

Five-time world champion Viswanthan Anand kept himself in contention by notching up 3.5 points on the penultimate day of the World Rapid Chess Championship here.

Anand crushes Mamedyarov for second win in three games

Five-time world champion Viswanthan Anand continued his fine form and crashed through the defences of Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan to notch up his second successive win in the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Anand loses to Nakamura, slips further at Tal Memorial Chess

World champion Viswanthan Anand`s poor run continued as he suffered his second straight loss, succumbing to American Hikaru Nakamura in the sixth round of the Tal memorial Chess Tournament now in progress here.

Viswanthan Anand held by Aronian

World champion Viswanthan Anand could do little with white pieces as his opponent Levon Aronian of Armenia held him to an easy draw in the first round of Norway Chess 2013 super tournament that got underway here.

Anand draws again: 2-2 now

World champion Viswanthan Anand played his fourth draw in the world chess champion against Boris Gelfand of Israel as the deadlock continued in the prestigious contest, here Tuesday.

Anand draws with Aronian

World Champion Viswanthan Anand had to find some briliiant resources but in the end the Indian ace found them all to hold nemesis Levon Aronian of Armenia in the fourth round of Tal memorial international chess tournament now underway.

Anand recovers to beat Vallejo Pons

World Champion Viswanthan Anand recovered a little to beat Francisco Vallejo Pons of Ukraine in the tenth and final round of 4th Final Masters and had to be content with a fifth place finish in the six-player double round-robin that concluded here.

Anand draws with Carlsen, Ivanchuk demolishes Nakamura

World champion Viswanthan Anand played out his second draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway to stay second in the overall standings after the sixth round of fourth Final Chess Masters.