List of Anand’s victories (Factfile)

May 30th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) List of Vishwanathan Anand’s victories. The 42-year-old Indian won his fifth World Chess Championship title beating Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in the tie-breaker in Moscow Wednesday.

Notable Wins
1986: Arab-Asian International Chess Championship
1987: Sakthi Finance Grandmasters Chess Tournament
1988: 5 Hoogovens Chess Tournament
1989: 2nd Asian Active Chess Championship, Hong Kong
1990: Gold Medal in Asian Zonal Championship
1990: Manchester Chess Festival, Manchester
1990: Triveni Super Grandmasters Tournament, Delhi Joint
1991: World Chess Championship, Brussels Quarter Finalist
1992: Reggio Emilia Chess Tournament, Reggio Emilia
1992: Goodrich Open International Tournament, Calcutta
1992: Alekhine Memorial, Moscow
1993: PCA Interzonal, Groningen
1994: Melody Amber Tournament, Monaco
1994: World Championship Candidates Cycle, Linares
1994: PCA Grand Prix, Moscow
1995: PCA Candidates Final, Las Palmas
1996: Dortmunder Schachtage, Dortmund
1996: Credit Swiss Rapid Chess Grand Prix, Geneva
1996: Torneo Magistral de Ajedrez, Leon
1997: Torneo de Ajedrex, Dos Hermanes
1997: Melody Amber Tournament, Monaco
1997: Aegon Man vs Computers Chess Event
1997: Chess Classic Rapid Tournament, Frankfurt
1997: Invesbanka Chess tournament, Belgrade
1997: Credit Suisse Classic Tournament, Biel
1997: Knock-Out Championship, Groningen
1998: FIDE World Chess Championship (Finalist)
1998: 60th Hoogoven’s Schaak Tornoi, Wijk Aan Zee
1998: Torneo International De Ajedrez, Linares
1998: Torneo Magitral Communidad De Madrid, Madrid
1998: Siemens Nixdorf Duell (Rapid), Frankfurt
1998: Fontys-Tilburg International Chess Tournament
1999: Wydra Memorial Chess (Rapid), Haifa
1999: Torneo Magistral de Ajedrez, Leon
2000: Wydra International Tournament (Rapid), Haifa
2000: Torneo Magistral de Ajedrez, Leon
2000: Fujitsu Siemens Giants Chess (Rapid), Frankfurt
2000: Corsica Masters (Rapid), Corsica
2000: Sparkassen Chess Meeting, Dortmund (Joint with Kramnik)
2000: FIDE World Cup, Shenyeng
2000: FIDE World Chess Championships, Teheran and New Delhi
2001: 2nd Torneo Magistral, Mexico
2001: Torneo Magistral de Ajedrez, Leon
2001: Duel of the Champions (Rapid)
2001: FIDE World Chess Championship, Moscow (Semi Finalist)
2001: Corsica Masters (Rapid), Corsica
2002: Eurotel World Chess Trophy, Prague
2002: Chess Classic (Rapid), Mainz
2002: FIDE World Cup, Hyderabad
2002: Corsica Masters (Rapid), Corsica
2003: Corus Chess Tournament, Wijk Aan Zee
2003: Melody Amber Tournament, Monaco
2003: Chess Classic (Rapid), Mainz beat Judith Polgar 5.0:3.0
2003: Corsica Masters, Bastia
2004: Corus Chess Tournament, Wijk Aan Zee
2004: Dortmunder Schachtage, Dortmund
2004: Chess Classic (Rapid), Mainz beat Alexei Shirov 4.5:2.5
2004: Corsica Masters, Bastia
2005: 18th Magistral Ciudad de Leon Chess, Leon
2005: Chess Classic, Mainz
2005: FIDE World Chess Championship Tournament, San Luis (Runner-up to Topalov)
2006: Corus Chess Tournament, Wijk Aan Zee (jointly with Veselin Topalov)
2006: Melody Amber Tournament, Monaco (jointly with Alexander Morozevich)
2006: 19th Magistral Ciudad de Leon Chess, Leon
2006: Chess Classic (Rapid), Mainz
2006: Mikhail Tal Memorial Blitz Tournament, Moscow
2007: Morelia-Linares Super Grandmaster Tournament, Linares
2007: 20th Magistral Ciudad de Leon Chess, Leon beat Topalov
2007: Chess Classic (Rapid), Mainz
2008: Morelia-Linares Super Grandmaster Tournament, Linares
2008: Chess Classic (Rapid), Mainz
2011: Leon Chess Tournament, Leon
2011: Botvinnik Memorial, Moscow
2011: Corsica Masters Knockout (Rapid), Corsica
2012: FIDE World Chess Championship, Moscow

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