newschess8 months ago

Viswanathan Anand lends support to include chess at Olympics

Viswanathan Anand has offered his support to ensure that the game of chess finds a spot in the Olympics, starting from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The international governing body for chess body has already applied for the same and expects a final decision to be made this summer.
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newschessa year ago

Sinquefield Cup chess | Viswanathan Anand registers sixth consecutive draw

Viswanathan Anand played out yet another draw at the ongoing Sinquefield Cup chess against Fillipino-American player Wesley So in the sixth round of the tournament. Meanwhile, Fabiano Caruana of the United States is just a win away from displacing Magnus Carlsen as the top-ranked chess player.
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newschess3 years 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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reportchess3 years ago

London Chess Classic | Anand plays out a draw with Wesley So

Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Wesley So in the fifth round of the London Chess Classic to remain a point behind the American who continues to lead the table. Following the draw, it is now very difficult for Anand to challenge for the title as he is now tied at sixth place with Anish Giri.
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reportchess3 years 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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