Help from Kasparov, Kramnik was pleasant surprise: Anand

Vishwanathan Anand was pleasantly surprised at the unsolicited assistance he received from Russian greats Gary Kasparov and Vladmir Kramnik during his championship title defence against
Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in Sofia.

Kasparov beats Karpov in rerun of 1984 chess clash

Russian chess legend Gary Kasparov has won a re-match of his classic 1984 world championship contest with compatriot Anatoly Karpov, ending a 12-match clash in the Spanish city of Valencia 9-3.