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.

Anand lets Andreikin off the hook; maintains full point lead

Taking a practical decision, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand let Russia`s Dmitry Andreikin off the hook as he settled for a draw to maintain his full-point lead in the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand inches closer to title after draw with Vladimir 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.

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Anand in command and a likely contender for Carlsen

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Viswanathan Anand in command, likely to challenge Carlsen Magnus in next World Championship

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Anand draws with Aronian in Candidates chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday gave jitters to his fans before signing an early draw with top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth round of Candidates chess tournament here.

Anand signs peace with Svidler, records 4th straight draw

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace with Peter Svidler of Russia in the seventh round to play out his fourth consecutive draw at the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand enters crucial stage in Candidates Tournament

Placed comfortably on top of the table with a half point lead, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will enter the crucial phase of the Candidates chess tournament, taking on Peter Svidler after the second rest day here.

Anand draws with Topalov in Candidates Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand today played out an easy draw with black against former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the second round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand to compete in Candidates for another shy at World title

With odds staked against him, five times world champion Viswanathan Anand will look forward to make a grand comeback in the Candidates chess tournament that starts here.

A new challenge for Viswanathan Anand in Zurich

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will find himself in the unfamiliar position of starting as the lowest-ranked player when he takes on a tough field in his first Classical tournament since losing the world title, in the Zurich Challenge here at the Savoy.

Viswanatha Anand bows out of London Chess Classic

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand bowed out of the London Chess Classic after losing the quarterfinals against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia 0.5-1.5 here at the Olympia.

Beating Kramnik at Bonn was important for Anand

He is known to be composure personified even under immense pressure and Viswanathan Anand, who is gearing up to defend his world title next month, gave ample proof of it in the 2008 edition against Vladimir Kramnik when he outwitted the celebrated Russian to clinch his third World Championship.

Anand draws with Kramnik at Tal Memorial

Victory eluded Viswanathan Anand yet again as he played out a draw with Vladimir Kramnik in the eighth round of the Tal Memorial Chess Tournament.

Anand settles for an easy draw against Kramnik

World Champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a good start in the second leg of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament by holding Vladimir Kramnik for an easy draw in the sixth round.

Viswanathan Anand beats Kramnik to finish second in Zurich Chess

World champion Viswanathan Anand capitalised on a blunder by Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to beat him in the final round and finish second in the Zurich Chess Challenge that concluded here.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Kramnik

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second draw in the Zurich Chess Challenge, easily holding world number two Vladimir Kramnik of Russia.

Viswanathan Anand in a tough field in Zurich Chess Challenge

Fresh from his remarkable come-from-behind victory at the Grenke Chess Classic tournament, World champion Viswanathan Anand will compete in a tougher field in the Zurich Chess Challenge here.

Anand held by Kramnik; Carlsen zooms ahead

World Champion Viswanathan Anand`s hunt for an elusive victory continued as he was held by the former challenger Vladimir Kramnik of Russia for a draw in the fourth round of London Chess Classic on Wednesday.

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