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Anand has same points as Carlsen, but trails in tie-break


December 16th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Michael Adams but Magnus Carlsen escaped with a draw against Vladimir Kramnik in the sixth round of the London Classic Chess ... Read more...

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I want to be number one again: Anand


July 24th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Reigning world chess champion Viswanathan Anand wants to regain the number one position in the FIDE world rankings by the year-end. Anand, who retained his world championship ... Read more...

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Anand, Topalov still tied level after game 11


May 10th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 10 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand and Veselin Topalov drew their 11th game of the 12-game World Chess Championship match to leave the two rivals level at 5.5 points each with one ... Read more...

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Anand ends fourth, Abhijit second in Group C


February 1st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Feb 1 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand ended the 72nd edition of the Corus Grandmasters tournament with yet another draw, his 11th in 13 rounds, but with two ... Read more...

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Spoilsport Anand outplays Kramnik, Abhijit second in Group C


January 31st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 31 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand continued to play spoilsport, this time beating Vladimir Kramnik, at the 72nd edition of the Corus Grandmasters chess tournament. Anand may ... Read more...

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Corus chess: Anand draws again, Abhijeet wins 11th round


January 30th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 30 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand, one of the only two players in the field not to have suffered a loss, played his tenth draw in 11 rounds ... Read more...

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Ninth successive draw for Anand, Negi scores a win


January 27th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 27 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand continued his sequence of draws as he was held by Sergei Tiviakov in the ninth round of the Corus Grandmasters chess tournament ... Read more...

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Anand draws again, Negi and Hari share Best Game prize


January 24th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 24 (IANS) Even as a win continued to elude Viswanathan Anand, it was a no-loss day for the five Indians in the 72nd Corus Grandmasters chess. ... Read more...

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Anand draws for sixth time, Abhijit wins in Group C


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 23 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand played a sixth successive draw in the Corus Grandmasters chess tournament, this time against Magnus Carlsen, the prodigy who leads the World ... Read more...

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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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Hari wins second game in row, Anand, Negi draw again


January 20th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee, Jan 20 (IANS) Pentala Harikrishna was the lone Indian winner in the fourth round of the Corus Grandmasters under way here. Harikrishna's second successive win in Group B carried ... Read more...

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Anand, Negi held as all five Indians draw their games


January 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 18 (IANS) Five-time Corus champion and the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Nigel Short in the second round of the 72nd ... Read more...

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Anand leads five Indians at Corus Chess


January 10th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (Netherlands), Jan 10 (IANS) India's growing might in chess will once again be in full view as a record five Indian players will feature at the 2010 Corus Grandmasters ... Read more...

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New ‘Mozart of Chess’ Magnus Carlsen becomes youngest ever No.1


January 5th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): A Norweigan teenager dubbed the "Mozart of Chess" has become the youngest person ever to be ranked world number one in the game.Magnus Carlsen, 19, was listed ... 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 draws with Carlsen in sixth round; drops to second


November 12th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Magnus Carlsen, even as Vladimir Kramnik beat Ruslan Ponomariov to take outright lead at the end of the sixth round ... 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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Anand bucks up Dhoni team, says defending title tougher


June 16th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Vishwanathan Anand Tuesday empathised with the Indian cricket team, facing backlash for their early exit from the World Twenty20, saying that defending a title ... 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 held by Radjabov in Grand Slam second round


September 4th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Sep 4 (IANS) World champion Vishwanathan Anand was unable to break through the defence of young Teimour Radjabov and settled for his second straight draw at the Bilbao Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Anand agrees to sporting draw against time-troubled Ivanchuk


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Sep 3 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand displayed sporting quality by agreeing to a draw, when a win on time was very much on hand for him in the first ... Read more...

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Anand wins Mainz chess title for record 11th time


August 4th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Aug 4 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand showed that he is in perfect shape to defend his world title later this year as he outplayed young Magnus Carlsen in the final of ... Read more...

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Anand beats Moro second time, enters final in Mainz


August 3rd, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Aug 3 (IANS) World chess Champion Viswanathan Anand put himself in good position to annex his 11th title in Mainz as he topped the league stage at the GrenkeLeasing Rapid ... Read more...

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Anand wins one, draws two, shares lead in Mainz


August 2nd, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mainz, August 2 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand ended the first day of the Chess Classic of Mainz with a fine win over Alexander Morozevich to take a share of the lead ... Read more...

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Anand opens huge gap at top, Humpy crosses 2600 rating


April 6th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand once again moved past the 2800 Elo ratings mark and is sole first in the world rankings list for April 2008. He also ... Read more...

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Anand finishes sixth, Aronian wins Melody Amber title


March 28th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Nice, March 28 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand drew with Dutchman Loek wan Wely to finish tied sixth while Armenian Levon Aronian won the title at the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament at ... Read more...

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Anand loses to Ivanchuk, slips to seventh spot


March 26th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Nice (France), March 26 (IANS) A 'terrible move' cost India's Viswanathan Anand his rapid game with Ukraine's Vasily Ivanchuk in the ninth round of the 17th Amber Melody Amber Blindfold and Rapid ... Read more...

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Chance for Anand to move up in Amber Chess


March 25th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Nice (France), March 25 (IANS) India's Viswanathan Anand will be looking to move up the leader board Tuesday and atone for his eighth round loss in the Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess ... 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’s 1-1 result against keeps him in second place


March 23rd, 2008 - 10:45 am ICT by admin
Nice (France), March 23 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand lost his first-ever game to young Magnus Carlsen in his own rapid territory as the two drew their mini-match 1-1 in the seventh round of ... Read more...

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Anand cashes in on luck and class, lies sole second


March 22nd, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Nice (France) March 22 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand cashed in both luck and class to score a 1.5-0.5 win over Sergey Karjakin to break out from a crowded second place and take the ... Read more...

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Anand retains Morelia-Linares chess title


March 8th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Linares (Spain), March 8 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand coasted to his second successive Morelia-Linares title after settling for a draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the 14th and final ... Read more...

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Anand wins Morelia-Linares chess title


March 8th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Linares (Spain), March 8 (IANS) World champion Viswanathan Anand coasted to his second successive Morelia-Linares chess title after drawing with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the 14th and final round here Saturday. ... 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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