Viswanathan Anand to meet Anish Giri in Sinquefield second lap
Viswanathan Anand to meet Anish Giri in Sinquefield second lap

 Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand will have an uphill task at hand when he takes on Dutchman Anish Giri in the sixth round of the USD 300000 prize money tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime​ Vachier-Lagrave
Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime​ Vachier-Lagrave

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's hunt for an elusive victory continued as he was held to a draw by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the fifth round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a second straight draw by holding American Fabiano Caruana with ease in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand opens account; draws with Veselin​ Topalov
Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand opens account; draws with Veselin​ Topalov

 Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with table-topper Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to open his account in the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan  Anand suffers another defeat in Sinquefield Cup
Viswanathan Anand suffers another defeat in Sinquefield Cup

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered his second defeat in as many games losing to Alexander Grischuk of Russia in the second round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener
Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a surprising first round loss at the hands of Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the Sinquefield Cup here.

Viswanathan Anand to take on Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener
Viswanathan Anand to take on Hikaru Nakamura in Sinquefield opener

Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the first round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour.

We hope to see at least 25 OGQ athletes in Rio: Geet Sethi
We hope to see at least 25 OGQ athletes in Rio: Geet Sethi

Not-for-profit organisation Olympic Gold Quest on Tuesday expressed hope that by 2024 it will be able to support 200 sportspersons and added that at least 25 of the 70 sportspersons they are currently supporting will qualify for next year's Rio Olympics.

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.