Viswanathan Anand right on track, says Krishnan Sasikiran
Viswanathan Anand right on track, says Krishnan Sasikiran

Impressed by Vishwanathan Anand's twin titles this year, Indian chess Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikaran said that the five-time world champion is right on track for the coveted FIDE World Championship showdown against Magnus Carlsen.

World Junior Chess Championships begin tomorrow in Pune
World Junior Chess Championships begin tomorrow in Pune

Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi will spearhead Indian challenge in World Junior Chess Championships which begins here on Monday.

Vidit Gujrathi India's best bet in World Junior Championship
Vidit Gujrathi India's best bet in World Junior Championship

Fast improving grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi stands as India's best bet to bring home the world junior title after a gap of six years.

Anand beats Vallejo Pons to stay ahead in Final Masters
Anand beats Vallejo Pons to stay ahead in Final Masters

 Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand cashed in on his chances to put it across Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the second round of Bilbao Final Masters here.

Bilbao Final Masters: Anand beats Ponomariov in opener
Bilbao Final Masters: Anand beats Ponomariov in opener

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand started his campaign at the Bilbao Final Masters with a crushing win over former FIDE world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine here.

Magnus Carlsen agrees to rematch against Viswanathan Anand
Magnus Carlsen agrees to rematch against Viswanathan Anand

World Chess Federation on Monday announced that World Champion Magnus Carlsen has agreed to play a rematch against India's Viswanathan Anand in November.

Chess to take backseat as Parimarjan Negi set to leave for Stanford

He played a stellar role in India`s bronze winning effort in the recently concluded Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway but GM Parimarjan Negi feels that there`s more to life than just `64 squares` as he gets ready for a new innings which will require the same effort or even more from the immensely talented young man.

Chess Olympiad: Top stars missing but Indian team in high spirit

Indian team, sans five- time world champion Viswanathan Anand, will be spearheaded by Krishnan Sasikiran at the 41st Chess Olympiad, here.

Anand finishes joint fifth in World Blitz

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a joint fifth finish even as reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen scripted history by winning the World Blitz Championship that concluded here.

Anand falls behind in World Blitz after three losses on day 1

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand could only manage 7.5 points out of a possible 11 on the opening day of the two-day World Blitz Chess Championship as he won seven games, lost three and drew one, here.

Anand wins bronze in world rapid chess

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand came up with a thumping victory over reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen but had to settle for the bronze medal in the World Rapid Chess Championship that concluded here.

Anand joint ninth after sedate start in World Rapid

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a sedate start with two draws and ended up joint ninth after the end of the fifth round of World Rapid Chess Championship that got underway here.

Anand-Carlsen rematch to be held in Sochi

The much-anticipated World Championship rematch between Indian veteran Viswanathan Anand and title-holder Magnus Carlsen will be staged from November 7 to 28 in Sochi, Russia.

Candidates title morale-booster for Carlsen rematch: Anand

Viswanathan Anand feels winning the Candidates title has given him fresh motivation needed to avenge last year`s loss to world number one Magnus Carlsen, when the two meet in the World Chess Championship title clash later this year.

Anand inches closer to title after draw with Kramnik

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand inched closer to clinching the Candidates Chess tournament title after settling for an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the 11th round here.

Confident Anand looks forward to re-match against Carlsen

The World Championship loss in Chennai had "knocked the stuffing out" of Viswanathan Anand but the five-time winner on Wednesday said that clinching the Candidates title has boosted his confidence and he would try to avenge his loss to Magnus Carlsen later this year.

Anand working on ideas for World C`ship rematch with Carlsen

He has rediscovered his wizardry in the game of 64 squares by winning the Candidates tournament and Viswanathan Anand is now "working on quite a few ideas" to counter the threat of numero uno player Magnus Carlsen in his quest to regain the World Championship title later this year.

Anand seals Candidates title with effortless draw

Five-times world champion Viswanathan Anand sealed the Candidates tournament title with an effortless draw with Peter Svidler of Russia in the 14th and final round here today.

Anand wins Candidates, sets up World Championship rematch with Carlsen

Five-times world champion Viswanathan Anand proved all his critics wrong and won the Candidates Chess tournament after settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the 13th and penultimate round here today.

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