newschess15 days ago

Shamkir Chess Open | Viswanathan Anand settles for fourth; Magnus Carlsen ends on a high

Viswanathan Anand had to make do with the fourth spot in the recently concluded Shamkir Chess Open held in Azerbaijan as he played out a draw former world championship challenger Veselin Topalov. Meanwhile, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen won his final bout against Russia’s Alexander Grischuk.
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newschess24 days ago

Gashimov Memorial Chess | Magnus Carlsen defeats Viswanathan Anand in Round 2

Magnus Carlsen has got the batter of Vishwanathan Anand in the second round of the ongoing Gashimov Memorial chess tournament at at Shamkir in Azerbaijan. Anand, who drew his opening round game against David Navara, will now play Mamedyarov Shakhriyar in the next round of the tournament. 
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newschess3 months ago

Tata Steel Chess Masters | Viswanathan Anand plays out stalemate with Ding Liren; moves to joint third

Viswanathan Anand played out a fascinating draw with China’s Ding Liren to move up to joint third in the standings after the end of the 12th round at the ongoing Tata Steel Masters. Meanwhile, Magnus Carlsen and Anish Giri will clash in the final round to determine the winner of the tournament.
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newschess3 months ago

Tata Steel Chess | Viswanathan Anand holds onto lead after draw against Richard Rapport

Viswanathan Anand registered a comfortable draw against Hungary’s Richard Rapport to stay in joint lead on six points after the end of the ninth round of Tata Steel Masters chess tournament at Wijk Ann Zee in Holland. Anand is now involved in a three-way tie with four rounds still to play.
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newschessa year ago

Norway Chess | Viswanathan Anand plays out another draw as Carlsen suffers shock defeat

Former World No. 1 Viswanathan Anand has played out yet another draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan to take his points tally to 2.5 points at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. World number one Magnus Carlsen was handed a surprise defeat by American Wesley So to open the tournament.
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newschessa year ago

Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Magnus Carlsen to keep title hopes alive

Playing with black, Viswanathan Anand managed to play out a draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen at the ongoing Altibox Norway Chess tournament to keep his title hopes alive. Before coming up against Anand, Carlsen had won both of his previous two matches in the tournament.
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newschessa year ago

Viswanathan Anand holds Magnus Carlsen to a draw to remain in Norway title contention

Viswanathan Anand held Magnus Carlsen to a draw so as to remain in the contention for the top honours in the Altibox Norway Chess Tournament. After winning two games in a row with white pieces, Carlsen couldn't do much against Anand this time and the Norwegian was not quite happy with his play.
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newschessa year ago

Viswanathan Anand plays out easy draw in second round

Viswanathan Anand has played out an easy draw against Russian Sergey Karjakin in the second round of the Tata Steel Masters Chess Tournament. Indian grandmaster B. Adhiban was defeated by current world champion Magnus Carlsen in the second round of the ongoing tournament in the Netherlands.
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newschessa year ago

Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship title

Viswanathan Anand won the World Rapid Chess Championship beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev in a three-way tie-break to reclaim the title he had won in 2003. Anand remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds before lifting the title.
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newschessa year ago

World Rapid and Blitz | Viswanathan Anand exacts revenge from World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen

Viswanathan Anand has exacted sweet revenge of his 2013 World Championship loss to Magnus Carlsen in the World Rapid and Blitz Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Former multiple World Champion Anand and Carlsen met in round nine of the championship and the Indian managed to come out on top.
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