Magnus Carlsen is tenacious in his play: Viswanathan Anand
Magnus Carlsen is tenacious in his play: Viswanathan Anand

With favourable results under his belt this year, five-time World Champion Vishwanathan Anand is approaching the forthcoming World Chess Championship at Sochi with a quiet confidence and a positive frame of mind but termed his opponent Magnus Carlsen as "tenacious".

Chess Olympiad: Indian men hold Armenia, eves win 3-1 vs Indonesia

Indian men`s team put up a splendid show holding defending champions Armenia to a draw on all boards in the eighth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad to remain seventh in the leader board.

Anand to meet Karjakin in the penultimate round

As he approaches the big game against Russia`s Sergey Karjakin, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand would aim to carry forward his good from into the crucial 13th and penultimate round of the Candidates Chess tournament, here on Saturday

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand defeats Veselin Topalov to regain sole lead

India`s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament, on Sunday.

Anand draws with Aronian in Candidates chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday gave jitters to his fans before signing an early draw with top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth round of Candidates chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand enters crucial stage in Candidates Tournament

Placed comfortably on top of the table with a half point lead, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will enter the crucial phase of the Candidates chess tournament, taking on Peter Svidler after the second rest day here.

Anand draws with Topalov in Candidates Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand today played out an easy draw with black against former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the second round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Anand beats top seed Aronian in first game of Candidates

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand displayed top form to beat top seed and rating-favourite Levon Aronian of Armenia in the first game of the first round of the Candidates chess tournament here today.

Viswanathan Anand faces top seed Aronian in the opener in Candidates

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will start his campaign against top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the first round of Candidates chess tournament.

Viswanathan Anand ties for third in Zurich blitz; loses to Magnus Carlsen

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand won two, lost two and drew one for a joint third place finish at the blitz tournament of Zurich Chess Classic that concluded here today.

Viswanthan Anand held by Aronian

World champion Viswanthan Anand could do little with white pieces as his opponent Levon Aronian of Armenia held him to an easy draw in the first round of Norway Chess 2013 super tournament that got underway here.

Anand to meet Aronian in Norway opener

World champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Levon Aronian of Armenia in the first round of the Norway Chess 2013 super tournament.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

Viswanathan Anand`s hunt for an elusive victory continued as he played out a draw with Levon Aronian of Armenia in the third round of Alekhien memorial chess tournament.

Anand crushes Aronian to jump to joint lead

World Champion Viswanathan Anand scored an emphatic victory over world number two Levon Aronian of Armenia to jump to joint lead with two others after the fourth round of the Tata Steel chess tournament, here.

Anand draws with Aronian; Caruana leads

World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second draw on the trot, signing peace with Levon Aronian of Armenia in the second round of 5th Final Masters.

Anand draws with Aronian in Chess Classics

Viswanathan Anand`s hopes of catching up with his rivals has almost ended after he played out a draw with Levon Aronian.

Anand gets a bye, Nakamura beats Aronian in London Chess

On a day World Champion Viswanathan Anand had a bye, Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura of United States stole the thunder with a fine victory over Armenian Levon Aronian in the second round of 3rd London Chess Classic.

Anand draws with Aronian

World Champion Viswanthan Anand had to find some briliiant resources but in the end the Indian ace found them all to hold nemesis Levon Aronian of Armenia in the fourth round of Tal memorial international chess tournament now underway.

Anand slips to last spot in Final Masters

Viswanathan Anand was shocked by Levon Aronian in the ninth and penultimate round of the fourth Final Masters.