World champion Anand to defend title in Russia

Viswanathan Anand will defend his World Chess Championships title against challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel at Skolkovo in May next year.

`Thrilled to play World title decider in Chennai`

Reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand is thrilled that he would be playing his championship match against Boris Gelfand having last played Alexei Dreev in a Candidates` match back in 1990.

Chennai to host World Chess Championship title

Holder Viswanathan Anand will clash with Boris Gelfand for the 2012 World Chess Championship title in Chennai.

Gelfand wins World Cup

Justifying his top billing Grandmaster Boris Gelfand of Israel won the Chess World Cup, defeating former world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine in the tie-breaker of the final here.

Gelfand-Ponomariov deadlock continues in Chess WC

Top seeded Grandmaster Boris Gelfand of Israel played out yet another draw with former world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine in third game of the final match in the World Chess Cup here.

World Chess Cup: Gelfand held again

Former world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine held top seed Boris Gelfand to yet another draw in the second game of the finals of the World Chess Cup now underway.

Gelfand reaches final of Chess World Cup

Grandmaster of
repute Boris Gelfand of Israel made it to the finals of the
Chess World Cup following victory over Ukraine`s Sergey
Karjakin in the second game of the semifinal.

Gelfand takes early lead against Karjakin

Rating favourite Boris Gelfand of Israel has earned nearly decisive lead after
defeating Sergey Karjakin of Ukraine in the first game of the
semifinals of the World Chess Cup.

Gelfand remains in command in World Cup

Top seed Boris Gelfand of Israel advanced to the semifinals after scoring a
comfortable win over Russian Dmitry Jakovenko in the tiebreak
rapid games of the World Chess Cup quarterfinals here.

Anand draws with Gelfand, stays joint 2nd in Tal Memorial

World champion Viswanathan Anand
settled for a draw against Boris Gelfand of Israel at the
eighth and penultimate round to remain at joint second in the
Tal Memorial chess tournament here.