DV Sundar re-elected FIDE vice-president

Indian chess administrator D V Sundar was on Wednesday re-elected vice-president of world governing body of the game FIDE for another term.

There is firm offer from Sochi for World Championship: Vishwanathan Anand

Amid apprehension that the World Chess Championship title contest between reigning champion Magnus Carlsen and former winner Vishwanathan Anand could be postponed, the Indian ace is hoping the rematch would go ahead and be held in Sochi, Russia, in November.

Candidates title morale-booster for Carlsen rematch: Anand

Viswanathan Anand feels winning the Candidates title has given him fresh motivation needed to avenge last year`s loss to world number one Magnus Carlsen, when the two meet in the World Chess Championship title clash later this year.

Anand should add strategist to core team: Susan Polgar

Four-time women`s World chess champion Susan Polgar of Hungary feels that India`s Viswanathan Anand can perhaps add another strategist rather than making wholesome changes to his A-team - his seconds - for his World Chess Championship match against defending champion Magnus Carlsen later this year.

New World chess champ takes home over Rs 9 crore prize money

Newly-crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen today took home a prize money of Rs 9.90 crore after he beat India`s Viswanathan Anand in a keenly watched contest that spanned over 10 days.

World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen dethrones Viswanathan Anand

There is just half a point of difference between 22-year-old Carslen and world championship which at the moment looks certain and the Norwegian can seal the title today itself.

Magnus Carlsen could revive chess globally

Magnus Carlsen`s era begins.

My dream is to see chess played in every Indian school: Viswanathan Anand

Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand, who was dethroned by Magnus Carlsen as the world champion last week, says he dreams about the game being played in every school in the country.

Indian media sees new chess world order after Carlsen win

Indian media on Saturday said a new world order had dawned after local favourite Viswanathan Anand was outplayed by Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen in the battle for the world chess title.

Anand cracked under pressure: Carlsen

Newly-crowned world champion Magnus Carlsen on Friday said that five-time title holder Vishwanathan Anand crumbled under pressure in the World Chess Championship match.

Magnus Carlsen dethrones Vishy Anand to win maiden World Chess Championship title

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand lost his World Championship title to world No.1 Magnus Carlsen after the game 10 of the World Chess Championship ended in a draw after 65 moves.

Fifth game was the turning point, says Anand

Admitting that newly-crowned world champion Magnus Carlsen dominated the duel, five-time title holder Vishwanathan Anand on Friday said that the loss in the fifth game of the World Chess Championship match turned out to be a "heady blow" for him.

Will Anand lose his World Championship title to Carlsen today?

On Thursday, playing with whites, Viswanathan Anand suffered his third loss at the hands of Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship.

World Chess Championship: Carlsen defeats Anand in game 9, extends lead to 6-3

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand was put under tremendous pressure by Norwegian Magnus Carlsen who won the ninth game of the World Chess Championship on Thursday to take a 6-3 lead in the tournament.

I had to give it a shot, says Viswanathan Anand after third loss to Magnus Carlsen

His title defense in tatters after suffering another loss, world champion Viswanathan Anand today said he was left with little choice and decided to go for the kill in the ninth game as he had to drastically change the course of the match.

World Chess Championship Game 9 Video: Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen

In a must win situation today, India’s Viswanathan Anand faces Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the ninth game of the World Chess Championships.

World Chess Championship: It’s now or never for Viswanathan Anand

With four games to go, defending champion Viswanathan Anand will probably have one last chance in the ninth game to defend his title against challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the ongoing World Chess Championship on Thursday.

I didn`t know what really his intentions were: Viswanathan Anand

Time might be running out and the throne slipping away but defending champion Viswanathan Anand made it clear that he will come back harder in the next game after drawing the eighth tie of the World Chess Championship rather easily, on Tuesday.

World Chess Championship, Game 8: Another tame draw as Carlsen retains two points lead

World champion Viswanathan Anand got an easy draw with black as challenger Magnus Carlsen continued his march towards the throne after the end of the eighth game of the World Chess Championship on Tuesday.

World Chess Championship - Anand vs Carlsen; Game 8 ends in a draw

Live updates from Game 8 between Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen