Abhijeet Gupta held to a draw, slips to 8th in Cappelle Le Grande
Abhijeet Gupta held to a draw, slips to 8th in Cappelle Le Grande

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta survived a scare before settling for a draw with Federico Perez Ponsa of Argentina in the sixth round of 31st Cappelle Le Grande International Chess tournament here on Thursday.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Marcin ​Tazbir; occupy joint third spot in Cappelle chess
Abhijeet Gupta beats Marcin ​Tazbir; occupy joint third spot in Cappelle chess

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta of India made most of his white pieces to outwit Marcin Tazbir of Poland to move to joint third spot after the end of the fifth round of the 31st Cappelle-La-Grande International Chess tournament here.

Indian Grandmaster Sahaj Grover jumps to joint third in Cappelle Chess
Indian Grandmaster Sahaj Grover jumps to joint third in Cappelle Chess

Young Indian Grandmaster Sahaj Grover came up with a fine show to beat higher ranked Krzysztof Jakubowski of Poland and then drew with Axel Bachmann of Paraguay to jump to joint third spot after the end of the fourth round of 31st Cappelle-La-Grande International chess tournament here on Tuesday.

Abhijeet Gupta commits a blunder, draws with Kurajica
Abhijeet Gupta commits a blunder, draws with Kurajica

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta committed a blunder as he squandered a winning endgame to be held to a draw by veteran Grandmaster Bojan Kurajica of Bosnia in the second round of 31st Cappelle La Grande International Chess tournament here on Monday.

Abhijeet, Vidit score victories in Cappelle opener
Abhijeet, Vidit score victories in Cappelle opener

Indian Grandmasters Abhijeet Gupta and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi got off to a flier, scoring easy victories in the first round of the 31st Cappelle-La-Grand International chess tournament, here on Sunday.

Abhijeet, Vidit top rated Indians in Cappelle-La-Grande Open
Abhijeet, Vidit top rated Indians in Cappelle-La-Grande Open

Grandmasters Abhijeet Gupta and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi will spearhead the Indian challenge in the 31st edition of the traditional Cappelle La Grande chess tournament to start here in the French hamlet.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura at last hurdle, finishes 2nd in Zurich
Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura at last hurdle, finishes 2nd in Zurich

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand went down to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the Armageddon game and had to be content with a second place finish in the Zurich Chess Classic that concluded, here on Friday.

Viswanathan Anand tops Zurich Classical
Viswanathan Anand tops Zurich Classical

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the fifth and final round to win the Classical section of Zurich Chess Classic here.

Viswanathan Anand beats Hikaru Nakamura to jump to sole lead
Viswanathan Anand beats Hikaru Nakamura to jump to sole lead

Known to rise back after every debacle, Viswanathan Anand made another strong comeback defeating Hikaru Nakamura of the United States in the fourth round of the Zurich Chess Classic here on Wednesday.

Viswanathan Anand plays out tense draw against Fabiano Caruana
Viswanathan Anand plays out tense draw against Fabiano Caruana

Viswanathan Anand played out a tense draw with Fabiano Caruana of Italy and slipped to second spot after the end of the third round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here. After a brilliant victory against Armenian Levon Aronian in the previous round, it was a tipsy-turvy battle against Caruana for Anand that was finally drawn.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Zurich Chess Challenge
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Zurich Chess Challenge

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Sunday played out a draw with his 2008 challenger Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here.

Viswanathan Anand finishes seventh after defeat against Michael Adams
Viswanathan Anand finishes seventh after defeat against Michael Adams

 Viswanathan Anand's campaign ended on a sour note as he lost to English Grandmaster Michael Adams in the seventh and final round to finish seventh in the Grenke Chess Classic, here on Tuesday.

Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess
Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got some consolation after scoring a regulation victory over David Baramidze of Germany in the sixth and penultimate round of Grenke Chess Classic, here.

Viswanathan Anand blunders again, loses to Levon Aronian in Grenke chess
Viswanathan Anand blunders again, loses to Levon Aronian in Grenke chess

Viswanathan Anand's woes in the Grenke Chess Classic continued as the five times world champion blundered yet again and went down to Levon Aornian of Armenia in the fifth round that concluded here.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen again
Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen again

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand continued to struggle against nemesis Magnus Carlsen of Norway and lost after a blunder in the fourth round of Grenke Chess Classic now underway here.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Grenke Classic
Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Grenke Classic

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on current world title holder Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the fourth round of the Grenke Chess Classic here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Etienne Bacrot; slips to joint third in Grenke chess
Viswanathan Anand draws with Etienne Bacrot; slips to joint third in Grenke chess

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India played out his third draw on the trot as he signed peace with Etienne Bacrot of France in the third round of Grenke Chess Classic here.

Harikrishna beats Rout to set up finale with Nakamura
Harikrishna beats Rout to set up finale with Nakamura

India Grandmaster P Harikrishna outclassed Padmini Rout in the ninth and penultimate round to set up a final round clash against tournament leader Hikaru Nakamura of the United States in the Masters section of Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival here.

Padmini Rout earns maiden Grandmaster norm
Padmini Rout earns maiden Grandmaster norm

Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout continued her dream run as she secured a Grandmaster norm after defeating Grandmaster Tamir Nabaty of Israel in the eighth round of the Masters section of Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Arkadij Naiditsch in Grenke chess Round 2
Viswanathan Anand draws with Arkadij Naiditsch in Grenke chess Round 2

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand did not capitalise on his chances and misplayed a better endgame to settle for a draw with Arkadij Naiditsch of Germany in the second round of Grenke Chess Classic, here.