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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

After the seventh round and three defeats in four games, the Indian is now struggling with just 2.5 points.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Alexander Grischuk, slips to ninth spot

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Alexander Grischuk, slips to ninth spot

After drawing the first three rounds, this was Anand's third decisive result in a row and second where the Indian ace ended on the receiving end.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

  • This is his second draw in as many games, and has one point out of a possible two.
  • He has four white games remaining out of the last seven rounds.
  • He will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the third round.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Michael Adams in London Classic Chess opener

Viswanathan Anand draws with Michael Adams in London Classic Chess opener

The day produced as many as four draws out of five games and only Dutchman Anish Giri was lucky enough to have scored a full point.

Viswanathan Anand takes on Englishman Michael Adams in London Classic opener

Viswanathan Anand takes on Englishman Michael Adams in London Classic opener

The contest will be tough as seven of the world's top 10 players are present here and the other three also belong in the top 20 of world rankings.

Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to jump to second spot in Shamkir Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to jump to second spot in Shamkir Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defences of Michael Adams of England to jump to sole second spot in the Shamkir Chess 2015 tournament, here on Friday.

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 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.

D Harika holds Adams in Poker Masters Chess

D Harika holds Adams in Poker Masters Chess

 Grandmaster D Harika got a creditable draw against highly regarded world number 12 Michael Adams of England in the eighth and penultimate round of Poker Masters Isle of Man chess tournament here on Sunday.

Anand shocked by Adams in Alekhine memorial

World champion Viswanathan Anand made a disappointing start as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Englishman Michael Adams in the first round of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament here at the Louvre.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Michael Adams after rest day

World Champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Michael Adams of England in the opening round of the second half of Grenke Chess Classic.

Anand settles for draw with Adams in Grenke Classic opener

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a fighting draw with Michael Adams of England in the first round of the Grenke Chess Classic that got underway here.

Anand to meet Adams in Grenke Chess Classic opener

Considered the favourite to lift the title, world champion Viswanathan Anand has been given the top billing at the Grenke Chess Classic and and will take on Michael Adams of England in the first round here.

Anand shocked by Adams in London Chess Classic

World Champion Viswanathan Anand fell prey to an inexplicable blunder in a perfectly balanced position and went down to Michael Adams of England in the sixth round of London Chess Classic at the Olympia here.

Anand plays draw with Adams in 1st round

World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against top British Michael Adams with black pieces in the first round of third Chess Classic.