Kasparov to visit Kenya to promote chess

Russian grandmaster and former World champion Garry Kasparov will visit Kenya on Saturday to promote chess among the youth.

Anand to meet Caruana in eighth round

In a now-or-never situation, World Champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the eighth round of fifth Final Masters here.

Anand rules out any plans of retirement

Chennai: At 42, Viswanathan Anand is the second oldest of the top ten FIDE ranked players in the world, but the reigning world chess champion today ruled out any plans of retiring.

Many a moves at crucial times "huge leapt to unknown": Anand

Anand said that he has to do "informed guesswork" based on his intuition in many crucial situations and those moves turn out to be the winners.

Chess won`t become an Olympic sport in my time: Viswanathan Anand

Anand told media here that with chess not being an Olympic sport, and the process of getting it included being a very lengthy one, his playing days would be over when that happens.