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Dec 09, 2017
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Sergey Karjakin to flounder at the bottom; Magnus Carlsen escapes lossAfter Anand's loss in the previous round, this was a good opportunity for him to make a comeback in the tournament. He had had a day of rest and had white pieces against another tail-ender at the event.
Dec 07, 2017
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand falters at crunch moments against Fabiano Caruana; Magnus Carlsen heldAnand, who had the black pieces in this game, went into the realms of the Berlin Defence and tried to keep things stable. But Caruana had no intentions of striking a truce.
Dec 07, 2017
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Fabiano Caruana registers first winIn the game between Viswanathan Anand and Aronian, the latter sort of found a way to get into the realms of his favourite Marshall Gambit despite Anand's Anti-Marshall set-up.
Dec 05, 2017
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand holds Magnus Carlsen; tournament yet to witness first decisive gameThe game between Viswanathan Anand and world champion Magnus Carlsen featured a Catalan, a pawn sacrifice and a sidelined knight. With the black pieces, Anand was able to equalise quite easily out of the opening.
Dec 04, 2017
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand fails to carve out a win despite best efforts against Mickey AdamsEven though Viswanathan Anand did his best to carve out a win, there simply wasn’t enough in the position for him to create too many complications.
Dec 02, 2017
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand starts off with a draw after Hikaru Nakamura's overambitious playSince Anand will play with the whites and Adams is the lowest rated in the field, it will be interesting to see if the Indian will push for a win in the second round.
Nov 26, 2017
Mallorca Grand Prix: Dmitry Jakovenko clinches title; P Harikrishna's decent run ends with drawIn a field as strong as this, where Harikrishna was the ninth seed, his performance was quite a decent one. He remained unbeaten against a field that included some of the best in the world.
Nov 26, 2017
World Juniors: Aravindh Chithambaram clinches bronze; impressive R Praggnanandhaa finishes 4thAmong the top ten finishers of the event, three were Indians: Chithambaram finished joint first (third on the final standings), Praggnanandhaa was fourth and Karthikeyan finished seventh.
Nov 24, 2017
Mallorca Grand Prix: P Harikrishna clings on to 2nd spot; Teimur Radjabov's Candidates qualification seems suspectPentala Harikrishna had white pieces against Francisco Vallejo Pons, played the English Opening and attacked his opponent's king enterprisingly. Right from the word 'go', Harikrishna's play was audacious.
Nov 23, 2017
World Juniors: R Praggnanandhaa scores GM norm, but errors at crucial moments look to have cost titleScoring an unbeaten 6.5/8 against four Grand Masters, three International Masters and one FIDE master, Praggnanandhaa amassed a rating performance of 2,749 - 149 points more than the required performance rating.