Anand in command and a likely contender for Carlsen

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

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.

Anand draws with Aronian in Candidates chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday gave jitters to his fans before signing an early draw with top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth round of Candidates chess tournament here.

Anand signs peace with Svidler, records 4th straight draw

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace with Peter Svidler of Russia in the seventh round to play out his fourth consecutive draw at the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Aronian, Anand to participate in Alekhine Memorial Tournament

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.

Anand crushes Aronian to jump to joint lead

World Champion Viswanathan Anand scored an emphatic victory over world number two Levon Aronian of Armenia to jump to joint lead with two others after the fourth round of the Tata Steel chess tournament, here.