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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 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.

Viswanathan Anand holds Caruana in Grenke chess opener
Viswanathan Anand holds Caruana in Grenke chess opener

India's Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against world number two Fabiano Caurana of Italy in the first round of Grenke Chess Classic here.

My appetite for chess has recovered: Vishwanathan Anand
My appetite for chess has recovered: Vishwanathan Anand

Buoyed by winning the London Chess Classic, five-time world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand here on Sunday said he is looking forward to play games in 2015 with renewed zeal and enthusiasm.

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.

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.

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.

World Chess Championship, Game 10 - Vishwanathan Anand draws again, Magnus Carlsen inches closer to title​​
World Chess Championship, Game 10 - Vishwanathan Anand draws again, Magnus Carlsen inches closer to title​​

Today in the tenth game five time World Champion Vishwanathan Anand will open the game with white pieces agasinst the defending World Champion Magnus Carlson.

World Chess Championship: After yet another draw, Viswanathan Anand believes he still has some chances
World Chess Championship: After yet another draw, Viswanathan Anand believes he still has some chances

Despite being down 4-5 with just three more games to go, Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said he was fine with an easy draw in the ninth game and insisted that he still has a chance of posting a win in the World Chess Championship match.

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand makes easy draw but Magnus Carlsen closer to title
World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand makes easy draw but Magnus Carlsen closer to title

A well-prepared Viswanathan Anand managed the easiest of draws with black pieces in his ninth round match against Magnus Carlsen on Thursdy but the Norwegian inched closer towards retaining his World Championship crown as he leads the Indian ace by a full point.

Game 9, World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand has to strike soon to catch up against Magnus Carlsen
Game 9, World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand has to strike soon to catch up against Magnus Carlsen

The 2014 World Chess Championship is poised interestingly, as the title challenger from India, Viswanathan Anand, has to take some risk to strike soon to be in contention for the crown with Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen enjoying a one-point lead, say experts.

World Chess Championship: Anand faces difficult situation against Carlsen
World Chess Championship: Anand faces difficult situation against Carlsen

Facing a point deficit with just four games to go, five times world champion Viswanathan Anand is in a now-or-never situation in the World Chess Championship match against Magnus Carlsen.

World Chess Championship: Anand, Carlsen draw their 8th round
World Chess Championship: Anand, Carlsen draw their 8th round

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand salvaged a draw after suffering for a long time in the seventh game of the world chess championship against Magnus Carlsen now underway here.