Viswanathan Anand loses in World Championship but good year for Indian chess
Viswanathan Anand loses in World Championship but good year for Indian chess

In what turned out to be a bitter-sweet year for Indian chess, five-time winner Viswanathan Anand lost his bid to regain his title in the Sochi World Championship but Indian men's team clinched a historic bronze at 41st Olympiad.

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.

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.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana in London Classic
Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana in London Classic

Celebrating his 45th Birthday, five times world champion Viswanthan Anand played out an easy draw as white against Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the second round of London Chess Classic, here today.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in London Classic
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in London Classic

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the London Chess Classic here today.

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.

World Chess Championship: Marathon Game 7 between Anand, Carlsen ends in draw
World Chess Championship: Marathon Game 7 between Anand, Carlsen ends in draw

Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and Indian title challenger Viswanathan Anand on Monday signed a peace treaty in Game 7 of the World Chess Championship in Sochi.

World Chess Championship, preview Game 7: Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen
World Chess Championship, preview Game 7: Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen

Left to rue his own mistakes in a stunning loss, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will aim to stage a quick comeback and improve his chances of regaining the World Championship crown from Magnus Carlsen when the two resume their battle here on Monday.