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chessa year ago
Candidates Chess: Anand beats Aronian to become joint-leader at the top
Viswanathan Anand showed his class once again as he defeated Levon Aronian 1-0 in the ninth round of the Candidates Tournament in Moscow. He has now remained undefeated in the last five matches, with this run of form propelling him to the top of the table, alongside Sergey Karjakin.
Arun S Kaimal
chessa year ago
Candidates Chess: Anand settles for draw against Topalov to remain third
Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a draw against Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the eighth round of the 2016 World Championship Candidates Tournament at Moscow. With the draw, Anand maintained his third position in the event at 4.5 points, half a point behind the joint leaders.
Amlan Majumdar
chessa year ago
Anand back in contention after dominating Svidler
Viswanathan Anand fought his way back to contention at the Candidates Tournament with a dominating display against seven-time Russian champion Peter Svidler on Thursday. The Indian No.1 has now moved up to third place in the points table – 0.5 behind joint leaders Sergey Karjakin and Levon Aronian.
Amlan Majumdar
chessa year ago
Anand draws with Nakamura to regain India No.1 spot
Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a draw against Hikaru Nakamura in the fifth-round at the Candidates Tournament to regain the India No.1 position. Anand had fallen behind Pentala Harikrishna in the ELO ratings after a fourth-round loss to Sergey Karjakin on Tuesday.
Debarshee Mitra
chessa year ago
Anand settles for draw against Aronian at Candidates Chess
After registering an impressive victory over Topalov in the opening round, five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a draw against Levon Aronian of Armenia in the second round of the Candidates Chess tournament on Saturday. Anand will next face Fabiano Caruana in the third round today.
Amlan Majumdar