Commonwealth Chess: Abhijeet Gupta beats Lalith Babu to stay ahead

Commonwealth Chess: Abhijeet Gupta beats Lalith Babu to stay ahead

Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta cruised to his sixth victory on the trot defeating fellow Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu in the sixth round of Commonwealth Chess Championship here on Saturday.

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 loses to Hikaru Nakamura at last hurdle, finishes 2nd in Zurich

Viswanathan Anand loses to Hikaru Nakamura at last hurdle, finishes 2nd in Zurich

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand went down to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the Armageddon game and had to be content with a second place finish in the Zurich Chess Classic that concluded, here on Friday.

Viswanathan Anand beats Hikaru Nakamura to jump to sole lead

Viswanathan Anand beats Hikaru Nakamura to jump to sole lead

Known to rise back after every debacle, Viswanathan Anand made another strong comeback defeating Hikaru Nakamura of the United States in the fourth round of the Zurich Chess Classic here on Wednesday.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Zurich Chess Challenge

Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik in Zurich Chess Challenge

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Sunday played out a draw with his 2008 challenger Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here.

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 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.

Shyam Sundar holds Vladimir Kramnik

Shyam Sundar holds Vladimir Kramnik

Indian Grandmaster M Shyam Sundar achieved the best result of his career when he held former world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to a creditable draw in the second round of Qatar Masters International Open chess tournament here.

Magnus Carlsen is tenacious in his play: Viswanathan Anand

Magnus Carlsen is tenacious in his play: Viswanathan Anand

With favourable results under his belt this year, five-time World Champion Vishwanathan Anand is approaching the forthcoming World Chess Championship at Sochi with a quiet confidence and a positive frame of mind but termed his opponent Magnus Carlsen as "tenacious".

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.