TN Governor congratulates Viswanathan Anand

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Wednesday congratulated Viswanathan Anand on retaining the world Chess championship title, saying he has made the nation proud.

World champion Anand to defend title in Russia

Viswanathan Anand will defend his World Chess Championships title against challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel at Skolkovo in May next year.

Anand advices participants to remain focused

Viswanathan Anand has advised the participating players to stay focused when they compete in the World Junior and World Junior Girls Chess championship.

`Thrilled to play World title decider in Chennai`

Reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand is thrilled that he would be playing his championship match against Boris Gelfand having last played Alexei Dreev in a Candidates` match back in 1990.

Chennai to host World Chess Championship title

Holder Viswanathan Anand will clash with Boris Gelfand for the 2012 World Chess Championship title in Chennai.

Anand must get Bharat Ratna: FIDE vice-president

For his role in promoting chess in the country, grandmaster Viswanathan Anand is the obvious choice for the coveted Bharath Ratna Award, FIDE vice-president D V Sundar said.

Time constraints obstacle in setting up academy

World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand says he has not yet given up his idea of setting up a chess academy.

Anand get the better of Giri to finish third

World Champion Viswanathan Anand
crashed through the defenses of Dutch youngster Anish Giri and
finished third in the combined standings of the 20th and final
Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament on Friday.

Anand get the better of Gashimov; sole third now

Viswanathan Anand came back to sole third spot after defeating Vugar Gashimov of Azerbaijan 1.5-0.5 in the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament.

Anand beats Carlsen in blindfold of Amber Chess

Viswanathan Anand defeated Magnus Carlsen to go one up in the ninth-round mini-match of the Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess Tournament.

Anand beats Carlsen in blindfold of Amber Chess

World Champion Viswanathan Anand
defeated his nearest rival Magnus Carlsen of Norway.

Anand loses to Aronian

World Champion Viswanathan Anand
suffered another setback, losing to Levon Aronian of Armenia
0.5-1.5 in the eighth round of 20th Amber blindfold and rapid
chess tournament here on Monday.

Anand loses to Ivanchuk, slips to overall 3rd position

World Champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a major defeat at the hands of Vassily Ivanchuk of
Ukraine to slip to the third position after the sixth round
in the Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess tournament here.

Anand jumps to 2nd spot after drawn game against Karjakin

Viswanathan Anand jumped to the joint second spot after signing peace with Sergey Karjakin of Russia.

Anand beats Grischuk in Rd4 of Amber chess

Viswanathan Anand
continued with his clinical performance and defeated Russian
Alexander Grischuk in the fourth round.

Anand held by Kramnik in Amber Chess

World champion Viswanathan Anand played two draws with Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the second round to occupy joint fourth spot in the 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess tournament.

Anand beats Topalov in Amber opener

World Champion Viswanathan Anand defeated challenger Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria 1.5-0.5 in the first round of the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament here.

Anand finishes second in Tata Chess; Nakamura champion

Five times winner Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a second
place finish following a draw with Ian Nepomniachtchi of
Russia in the 13th and final round of 73rd Tata Steel Chess
tournament here.

Anand finishes second in Tata Chess; Nakamura champion

Five times winner Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a second place finish following a draw with Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia in the 13th and final round of 73rd Tata Steel Chess tournament.

Anand survives Giri scare; remains in second spot

Viswanathan Anand survived a scare against young
Anish Giri of Holland before salvaging a draw.