newschessa month 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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newschess7 months 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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newschess7 months 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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newschess9 months ago

IOM Chess Meet | Viswanathan Anand finishes at joint second; Vidit Gujrathi signs off at third

Viswanathan Anand took 53 moves to overcome Chinese grandmaster Hou Yifan, in the ninth and final round, to finish the Isle Of Man Chess tournament in joint second position. Meanwhile, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi and Swapnil S Dhopade finished at the joint third position with 6.5 points each.
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newschess10 months ago

IOM Chess Meet | Viswanathan Anand and Vidit Gujrathi settle for draws

Viswanathan Anand held Aleksandr Lenderman to a draw with five points, while Vidit Gujrathi also played out a draw against Magnus Carlsen in the Isle of Man International tournament. On the other hand, the likes of D Harika, A Chithambaram and R Praggnanandhaa lost to their opponents.
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newschess10 months ago

IOM Chess | Viswanathan Anand draws with Nils Grandelius; 12-year-old Indian boy upsets GM David Howell

Viswanathan Anand has played out a draw against Sweden’s Nils Grandelius while Vidit Gujrathi secured a win over Benjamin Bok in the fourth round of the Isle of Man International tournament. Meanwhile, 12-year-old R Praggnanandhaa beat British GM David Howell to move to joint third position.
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newschess10 months ago

IOM chess meet | Viswanathan Anand, Vidit Gujarathi win third round to move to joint second spot

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand, Grandmasters Vidit Gujarathi and SP Sethuraman bounced back with white pieces to register convincing wins in the third round of the Isle of Man International chess meet. With the wins, all three players have moved to the joint second spot with 2.5 points.
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newschess10 months ago

Viswanathan Anand and Harika Dronavalli give India strong start at Isle of Man International

India started the Isle of Man International Tournament positively with Viswanathan Anand and H Dronavalli advancing to the next round with comfortable wins over Marc Esserman and Oyama Akito respectively. The tournament features some of the best players including World Champion Magnus Carlsen.
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newschess10 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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newschess10 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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