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Negi wins Best Game prize in Corus fifth round


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 22 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand was still looking for his first win in the 72nd Corus Grandmasters chess tournament here as he drew for the fifth round ... Read more...

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Anand held for third time; Abhijit, Hari win


January 19th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 19 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand was held to his third straight draw in the third round of the Corus Grandmasters chess tournament. With this third draw against ... Read more...

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Anand meets Karjakin in Corus Chess first round


January 16th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee, Jan 16 (IANS) Five-time champion Viswanathan Anand will take on young Sergey Karjakin in the first round of the 72nd Corus Grandmasters chess tournament. A record number of five Indian ... Read more...

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Anand loses last round, falls to fourth


November 15th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand went down in a stunning loss to Lev Aronian and slipped to tied fourth as the final round saw Vladimir Kramnik secure first place with his ... Read more...

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Anand held by Morozevic, placed joint second in Moscow meet


November 13th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 13 (IANS) World champions Vishwanathan Anand was held by Russian Alexander Morozevic in the seventh round of the Tal Memorial Chess here. Anand playing with white may have held hopes of ... Read more...

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Anand beats Leko, joins Kramnik in lead at Tal Memorial chess


November 11th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 11 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand found a novel way against Peter Leko to register the lone win in the fifth round and join Vladimir Kramnik in shared lead at the Tal ... Read more...

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Second straight draw for Anand, Kramnik


October 16th, 2008 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, Oct 15 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand surprised Vladimir Kramnik by going in with a Nimzo-Indian even as many expected a Petroff from him in the second game of the World Chess Championship ... Read more...

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Anand blunders and loses eighth round at Bilbao chess


September 11th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Sep 11 (IANS) It was a tragic end for Viswanathan Anand, as he blundered and lost the eighth round against Lev Aronian, which nevertheless was the most spectacular so far ... Read more...

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Anand draws again, lies at the bottom in Bilbao chess


September 10th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Sep 10 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand languished at the bottom with yet another draw against Teimour Radjabov of Ukraine, his sixth in seven games, as he was still trying to ... Read more...

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Anand blitzes his way to Leon chess final


May 31st, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Leon (Spain), May 31 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand blitzed his way past local star Francisco Vallejo Pons in the tie-breaker to secure his berth in the final of the Magistral Ciudad ... Read more...

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Anand wins one, loses one to Gelfand in Amber chess


March 27th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Nice, March 27 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand lost yet another game, this time a rapid to Boris Gelfand, as his chances of winning the 17th Melody Amber Blindfold and Rapid chess ended totally. ... Read more...

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Anand loses to Aronian, falls to fourth place


March 24th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Nice (France), March 24 (IANS) Lev Aronian stunned Viswanathan Anand in an entertaining blindfold game and then drew his rapid game against the Indian in the eighth round to keep clear of ... Read more...

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Anand wins rapid game again, stays in joint lead


March 17th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Monte Carlo, March 17 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand seems to love black pieces as he dealt Shakhriyar Mamedyarov a blow with the dark colours in the rapid game of the second round of ... Read more...

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Anand takes easy draw, half point away from title


March 7th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
Linares (Spain), March 7 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand moved yet another played out an easy draw with Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine to maintain his slender half point lead after the penultimate ... Read more...

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Anand well placed to retain Morelia-Linares title


March 6th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
Linares (Spain), March 6 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand looks well placed to retain his Morelia-Linares title with a half point lead with two rounds to go. On the last rest day of the ... Read more...

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Anand draws, in sole lead at Linares chess


March 1st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Linares (Spain), March 1 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand has maintained his lead in the Morelia-Linares Grandmasters chess tournament with a fairly short but not a dull draw against Lev Aronian in the ninth ... Read more...

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Anand outplays Shirov, extends lead to full point in Linares chess


February 29th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Linares (Spain), Feb 29 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand once again showed excellent technique to outplay Alexei Shirov in the eighth round of the Morelia-Linares chess as the second leg got underway in this ... Read more...

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Anand sole leader at end of Morelia-Linares chess first leg


February 25th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
Morelia (Mexico), Feb 25 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand's love affair with Mexico as a chess venue continued as he grabbed the top honours in the Morelia leg of the Morelia-Linares Grandmasters tournament. The ... Read more...

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Anand in good position to retain his title in Morelia


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Morelia (Mexico) Feb 22 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand, who has always liked to play in Mexico, is well placed to retain his title as the first leg of the Morelia-Linares Grandmasters chess tournament ... Read more...

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Anand scores lucky win over Leko to move into sole lead


February 21st, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
Morelia (Mexico), Feb 21 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand continued his amazing run with the dark pieces as he beat Peter Leko to register his third successive win in the fifth round of the ... Read more...

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Anand dumps Carlsen in Morelia-Linares chess


February 18th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Morelia, Feb 18 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand bounced back from his second round defeat and maintained his dominance over young Norwegian Magnus Carlsen with a comprehensive victory in the third round of the ... Read more...

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Anand blunders against Aronian in Morelia-Linares chess


February 17th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
Morelia (Mexico), Feb 17 (IANS) After a winning start in first round, India's Viswanathan Anand has blundered in the second round to lose to Lev Aronian of Armenia in the first leg ... Read more...

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Anand begins defence with crushing win over Shirov in Mexico


February 16th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Morelia (Mexico), Feb 16 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand opened his defence of the Morelia Linares chess tournament in style crushing Alexei Shirov with black pieces unleashing a theoretical novelty in the first round ... Read more...

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