newschess9 months ago

Chess World Cup | Viswanathan Anand bows out; SP Sethuraman draws against Harikrishna

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand has missed a chance to challenge his arch nemesis Magnus Carlsen in the World Championship after losing to Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov. On the other hand, SP Sethuraman easily held higher-ranked compatriot P Harikrishna to a draw.
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newschess9 months ago

World Chess Cup | P Harikrishna, B Adhiban progress to next round as M Karthikeyan crashes out

A mixed day for the Indian camp in the World Cup saw grandmasters P Harikrishna and B Adhiban progressing into the next round while Murali Karthikeyan was shown the door by Francisco Pons. Viswanathan Anand, S P Sethuraman, and Vidit Gujrathi had already progressed to the second round earlier.
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newschess9 months ago

Chess World Cup : Viswanathan Anand beats Li Tian Yeoh to enter round two

Despite suffering a few jittery moments, Viswanathan Anand managed to get the better of Malaysia’s Li Tian Yeoh to book his place in the second round of the Chess World Cup on Monday. Another Indian SP Sethuraman has also moved to the round two with a win against former champion Ruslan Ponmariov.
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