My best is yet to come, hopefully: Viswanathan Anand
My best is yet to come, hopefully: Viswanathan Anand

Indicating that he is still hungry for success, five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand said he is not quitting the game anytime soon and is preparing to play more tournaments in the coming year after a decent performance in 2014.

Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to win London Classic
Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to win London Classic

 Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round, here on Monday.

Viswanathan Anand draws again, to meet Michael Adams in the final round
Viswanathan Anand draws again, to meet Michael Adams in the final round

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand settled for his fourth draw in the London Chess Classic and almost went out of title race at the Olympia here on Sunday.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakamura
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakamura

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with Hikaru Nakamura of United States in a keenly fought game of the third round of London Chess Classic here on Saturday.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana in London Classic
Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana in London Classic

Celebrating his 45th Birthday, five times world champion Viswanthan Anand played out an easy draw as white against Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the second round of London Chess Classic, here today.

Mumbai boy Rishab Shah wins Singapore Open U-12 chess title
Mumbai boy Rishab Shah wins Singapore Open U-12 chess title

India's Rishab Shah won the U-12 event at the Singapore Open Chess Championships beating upcoming talents from countries like Australia, China, England, Hong Kong and the United Stated.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in London Classic
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in London Classic

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the London Chess Classic here today.

Mumbai boy Dev Shah wins world schools chess title
Mumbai boy Dev Shah wins world schools chess title

The youngest Indian to become a rated chess player, seven-year-old Dev Shah, has become the world champion in the Under-7 category in the World Schools Chess Championships that concluded at Juiz de Fora in Brazil on December 4.

Abhijeet Gupta holds Harikrishna in Qatar Masters
Abhijeet Gupta holds Harikrishna in Qatar Masters

 Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta continued with his fine form to hold much higher ranked Indian P Harikrishna to an easy draw in the sixth round of Qatar Masters International open chess tournament now underway here.

Abhijeet Gupta holds Vachier Lagrave
Abhijeet Gupta holds Vachier Lagrave

 Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta missed out on his chances but still got an easy draw against fourth seeded Frenchman Maxime Vachier Lagrave in the fifth round of the Qatar International Open Chess Tournament now underway here.

Harikrishna crushes Socko; Gupta held by Cornette

P Harikrishna, the highest rated Indian in fray, crashed through the defences of Polish Grandmaster Bartosz Socko while Abhijeet Gupta played out a hard-fought draw with French Grandmaster Matthieu Cornette in the fourth round of Qatar Masters International Open Chess tournament now underway here.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Fabien Libiszewski, jumps to joint 5th in Qatar
Abhijeet Gupta beats Fabien Libiszewski, jumps to joint 5th in Qatar

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta outclassed Fabien Libiszewski of France to jump to joint fifth position after the end of the third round of the Qatar Masters International Chess tournament here on Saturday.

Shyam Sundar holds Vladimir Kramnik
Shyam Sundar holds Vladimir Kramnik

Indian Grandmaster M Shyam Sundar achieved the best result of his career when he held former world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to a creditable draw in the second round of Qatar Masters International Open chess tournament here.

Sad to lose but I hope to play chess for as long as I enjoy: Viswanathan Anand
Sad to lose but I hope to play chess for as long as I enjoy: Viswanathan Anand

After losing to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in game 11 of World Chess Championship that ended his hoped of winning the World title, Viswanathan Anand has said he wants to continue playing chess as long as he enjoys doing so.

Magnus Carlsen held up his nerves better: Viswanathan Anand
Magnus Carlsen held up his nerves better: Viswanathan Anand

In a battle of nerves between Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen held up his own better, said the losing challenger from India Viswanathan Anand Sunday.

Magnus Carlsen beats Viswanathan Anand in Game 11 to retain World Championship title
Magnus Carlsen beats Viswanathan Anand in Game 11 to retain World Championship title

World chess champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen retained his title, defeating Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in the 11th round of their title match at Russia Sunday.

Henrik Stenson overcomes nerves to retain Dubai title
Henrik Stenson overcomes nerves to retain Dubai title

 Defending champion Henrik Stenson retained the $8 million DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, carding a final-round 70 to finish two shots clear of the field and cement his status as Europe’s number two golfer.

World Chess Championship, Game 11: As it Happened...
World Chess Championship, Game 11: As it Happened...

The 11th game of the World Chess Championship is a must win game for five time world champion Viswanathan Anand, who is trialing by a full point to defending World Champion Magnus Carlson, of the 12-game series.

World Chess Championship, Game 11: Anand vs Carlsen - Preview
World Chess Championship, Game 11: Anand vs Carlsen - Preview

Trailing by a full point with just two games remaining, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand would desperately need a victory to stay afloat against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the World Championship match here on Sunday.

Arjun Atwal, Rashid Khan best Indians at tied 5th in Manila
Arjun Atwal, Rashid Khan best Indians at tied 5th in Manila

A four-birdie streak on his first nine saw Arjun Atwal (68) reach tied 15th spot alongside Rashid Khan (71) at four-under 140 at the midway stage of the USD 1 million Resorts World Manila Masters here on Friday.