Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand ends second in Norway Chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand defeats Jon Ludvig Hammer to jump to second place in Norway Chess
Viswanathan Anand defeats Jon Ludvig Hammer to jump to second place in Norway Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's plans worked to perfection as he put it across Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway to jump within striking distance of Veselin Topalov after the end of the eighth and penultimate round of Norway Chess here.

Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Aronian to remain in joint second spot
Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Aronian to remain in joint second spot

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out yet another easy draw against Levon Aronian of Armenia to remain in joint second position after the end of the seventh round of Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

Viswanathan Anand outplays Vachier-Lagrave; jumps to joint 2nd spot
Viswanathan Anand outplays Vachier-Lagrave; jumps to joint 2nd spot

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a thumping victory over French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to jump to joint second spot after the end of the sixth round of Norway Chess tournament, which is a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswananthan Anand crushes Magnus Carlsen, jumps to joint third in Norway Chess
Viswananthan Anand crushes Magnus Carlsen, jumps to joint third in Norway Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen to jump to the joint third spot after the end of the fourth round of Norway Chess tournament, here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri at Norway chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri at Norway chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand pushed yet again but could not break the solid defences of Anish Giri of Holland and had to settle for a second straight draw in the Norway chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand held by Fabiano Caruana in Norway
Viswanathan Anand held by Fabiano Caruana in Norway

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to an easy draw by Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the first round of Norway Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand finishes fifth in blitz event of Norway Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand finishes fifth in blitz event of Norway Chess tournament

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen from a winning position to finish fifth in the blitz event that acts as a curtain raiser for the Norway Chess tournament which begins here today.

Viswanathan Anand's mother passes away
Viswanathan Anand's mother passes away

Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand's mother Sushila Viswanathan has passed away in her sleep here. She was 79.

Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Shamkir Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an effortless draw with Fabiano Caruana of Italy to finish second in Shamkir Chess tournament here on Sunday.

Anand outplays Mamedyarov; jumps to 2nd spot
Anand outplays Mamedyarov; jumps to 2nd spot

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand found his way back to the 2800 rating club and jumped to second spot in world rankings after beating local hero Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the eighth and penultimate round of Vugar Gashimov memorial here.

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.

Shamkir Chess 2015: Viswanathan Anand crushes Wesley So
Shamkir Chess 2015: Viswanathan Anand crushes Wesley So

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a crushing victory against overnight leader Wesley So of United States in the fifth round of Shamkir Chess 2015, being held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Shamkir Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand drew with old foe Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the fourth round of Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Grandmaster Vugar Gashimov.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri in Shamkir Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Anish Giri of the Netherlands after a combative game in the third round of Shamkir Chess here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second straight draw in the Shamkir Chess tournament, signing peace with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France quite easily with black pieces in the second round here.

Indian bank on Harikrishna in World Team Chess Championship
Indian bank on Harikrishna in World Team Chess Championship

Grandmaster P Harikrishna will be the driving force as a slightly depleted Indian team will take on some of the finest teams in the World Team Chess championship, here.

Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener
Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener

 Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov, here.

Viswanathan Anand in elite company in Shamkir Chess
Viswanathan Anand in elite company in Shamkir Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have his hands full when he competes in a very strong field in the Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.

I forget about my achievements to stay focused: Viswanathan Anand
I forget about my achievements to stay focused: Viswanathan Anand

 He has seen more highs than lows in an illustrious career and Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand says one factor that has contributed immensely to this has been his habit of "forgetting" the achievements to keep the motivation intact.