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  • viswanathan anand signs off disappointing zurich challenge

    Viswanathan Anand signs off disappointing Zurich Challenge

    Other Sports | February 05, 2014 10:39 IST

    Zurich: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand continued to struggle with his form and had to be content with a fifth-place finish after a poor show in the rapid section of the Zurich Chess Challenge that

  • magnus carlsen anand presented with medals

    Magnus Carlsen, Anand presented with medals

    Other Sports | November 25, 2013 16:45 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitthaa Monday gave away the gold cup and Rs.9.9 crore prize money to the newly crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway.At a prize distribution function held here,

  • carlsen dethrones anand to become new world chess champion

    Carlsen dethrones Anand to become new World Chess Champion

    Other Sports | November 22, 2013 21:45 IST

    Chennai: Norwegian Magnus Carlsen dethroned Viswanathan Anand as the World Chess Champion with a 65 move draw in the 10th game here Friday.Carlsen, 22, becomes the first World Champion from Norway defeating the five-time champion

  • i had no choice but to go for the kill anand

    I had no choice but to go for the kill: Anand

    Other Sports | November 22, 2013 18:59 IST

    Chennai: His title defense in tatters after suffering another loss, world champion Viswanathan Anand Thursday said he was left with little choice and decided to go for the kill in the ninth game as he

  • magnificent carlsen wins 9th game takes three point lead

    Magnificent Carlsen wins 9th game, takes three-point lead

    Other Sports | November 22, 2013 8:43 IST

    Chennai: Magnificent Magnus Carlsen is just a step away from being crowned the world chess champion. The Norwegian challenger won the nail biting ninth game against holder Viswanathan Anand in 28 moves and improved his

  • i will come back harder in the next game anand

    I will come back harder in the next game: Anand

    Other Sports | November 20, 2013 11:47 IST

    Chennai: Time might be running out and the throne slipping away but defending champion Viswanathan Anand made it clear that he will come back harder in the next game after drawing the eighth tie of

  • anand carlsen draw their eighth game

    Anand, Carlsen draw their eighth game

    Other Sports | November 19, 2013 18:22 IST

    Chennai: Not wanting to take any chances with Norwegian challenger Magnus Carlsen's king pawn two square forward push, defending champion Vishwanathan Anand went for the solid Berlin defence and drew the eighth game of their

  • anand draws seventh game carlsen remains two points ahead

    Anand draws seventh game, Carlsen remains two points ahead

    Other Sports | November 18, 2013 18:40 IST

    Chennai: Defending champion Viswanathan Anand could not break through the defenses of challenger Magnus Carlsen and had to be content with a draw in the seventh game of the World Chess Championship here today.     It

  • magnificient magnus one up on anand

    Magnificient Magnus one up on Anand

    Other Sports | November 16, 2013 10:05 IST

    Chennai: Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, challenging defending champion Vishwanathan Anand of India for the chess World Championship title, won the fifth game in 58 moves after over five hours of a gruelling fight here Friday.Two weak

  • anand salvages lost position to settle for 4th draw

    Anand salvages lost position to settle for 4th draw

    Other Sports | November 13, 2013 21:55 IST

    Chennai: Defending champion Viswanathan Anand survived by the skin of his teeth, steering the fourth game of the World Chess Championship to a gruelling draw against Magnus Carlsen of Norway, here today.     With eight games

  • it was scary but not a disaster carlsen

    It was scary but not a disaster: Carlsen

    Other Sports | November 13, 2013 12:27 IST

    Chennai: World number one Magnus Carlsen today termed the drawn third game of the World Championship match against Viswanathan Anand here as scary but insisted that it was not a disaster for him in any

  • world chess championship anand ends second game with a draw

    World chess championship: Anand ends second game with a draw

    Other Sports | November 10, 2013 18:38 IST

    Chennai: Indian ace chess player and defending champion Viswanathan Anand, drew his second game against world's No.1 player, Magnus Carlsen in the world chess championship in Chennai on Sunday. Anand and Carlsen share points with

  • world chess cup india s sasikiran ousted

    World Chess Cup: India's Sasikiran ousted

    Other Sports | August 17, 2013 15:07 IST

    Tromso (Norway):  Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran made his exit from the World Chess Cup, losing toSergey Karjakin of Russia in the rapid tie-break games of thesecond round that concluded here.The highest rated Indian in the fray

  • national junior chess championship from july 10

    National Junior Chess Championship from July 10

    Other Sports | July 04, 2013 17:39 IST

    Lucknow, July 4: Many high-rated players from all across the country would participate in the National Junior Boys and Girls Chess Championship starting July 10 at the Bora Institute of Management Sciences here.The Uttar Pradesh

  • anand believes he will be champion again

    Anand believes he will be champion again

    Other Sports | July 12, 2012 21:36 IST

    Kolkata, Jul 12: Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand today said he was not interested in thinking who would win the next title but believed that he would do it again.“I hope it's me. After

  • anand beats gelfand to win world championship for 5th time

    Anand beats Gelfand to win World Championship for 5th time

    Other Sports | May 30, 2012 22:19 IST

    Moscow, May 30: Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand showed immense resilience to beat challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in a tense rapid chess tie-breaker to win the World Championship crown for the fifth time and fourth

  • anand plays out third draw against gelfand

    Anand plays out third draw against Gelfand

    Other Sports | May 15, 2012 9:18 IST

    Moscow, May 15: Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand found himself in trouble before eking out a hard-fought draw against Boris Gelfand of Israel in a hotly-contested third round game of the World Chess Championship here today.Anand

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