reportchess2 months ago

London Chess Classic | Anand ends with a draw against Kramnik

Viswanathan Anand finished fourth with 5 points in the London Chess Classic with a draw against his old adversary Vladimir Kramnik on Sunday. Wesley So, who was already guaranteed of the top spot, finished the event with a draw against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to end with 6 points and win the event.
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newschess2 months ago

London Chess Classic | Anand wins round 8 against Topalov, Wesley So confirms the title

Viswanath Anand won his round 8 match against Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov on Saturday and moved to fourth in the standings of London Chess Classic. However, Anand's chances of winning the championship were extinguished as Wesley So officially won it by drawing his game against Fabiano Caruana.
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newschess2 months ago

London Chess Classic | Anand plays out yet another draw to remain joint-fifth

Viswanathan Anand played out his fourth consecutive draw at the London Chess Classic in the seventh round against Levon Aronian of Armenia. After seven rounds of action, the Indian Grandmaster now sits in fifth place with 3.5 points, 1.5 points behind leader Wesley So.
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newschess2 months ago

London Chess Classic | Viswanathan Anand escapes with draw against Anish Giri

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand managed to hold his fort against Holland's Anish Giri in the sixth round of London Chess Classic. With the draw, Anand is at 3 points and faces an uphill battle in the next three rounds playing two with black, while Wesley So of USA leads the pack at 4.5.
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reportchess2 months ago

Viswanathan Anand faces uphill task at London Chess Classic

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is faced with an uphill task at the London Chess Classic after he drew against Michael Adams in the fourth round. The Indian plays Philippines-born American Wesley So next that he must win to keep his title hopes alive.
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newschess3 months ago

Viswanathan Anand wins 2016 Champions Showdown

Indian Chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has won the 2016 Champions Showdown at St Louis on Monday despite suffering a loss from Hikaru Nakamura. With 15 points in the tournament, the 46-year-old finished ahead of three other grandmasters—Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, and Veselin Topalov.
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reportchess5 months ago

Tal Memorial | Anand finishes 4th after a draw with Aronian

Indian maestro Viswanathan Anand played out a 0.5-0.5 draw against Armenian Chess Grandmaster Levon Aronian. This was Anand's third draw in a row after managing similar results against Peter Svidler in the 7th round and Ian Nepomniachtchi, who went on to win the event, in the penultimate round.
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reportchess5 months ago

Tal Memorial | Anand stays in third after draw against Ian Nepomniachtchi

After playing out a draw against Peter Svidler in the seventh round, Viswanathan Anand made another draw against in-form Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia. With the draw in the penultimate round, the Indian maestro remained at the joint-third spot in the Tal Memorial Chess tournament.
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newschess5 months ago

Tal Memorial : Anand draws in seventh round

Viswanathan Anand missed out on some good chances in the game against Peter Svidler and drew his seventh-round match at the Tal Memorial International chess tournament, in Moscow. With the draw, Anand remains static in the third position half a point behind Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia at the top.
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newschess5 months ago

Tal Memorial Chess: Anand remains in third spot with easy sixth-round draw

Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against Russia's Evgeny Tomashevsky to remain in the third spot of the Tal Memorial chess tournament in Moscow. The Indian ace, who defeated Boris Gelfand in the previous round, has three more rounds to play in the USD 200,000 event.
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