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Checkmate: Saudi grand mufti says chess is forbidden in Islam

Jan 22, 2016

Checkmate: Saudi grand mufti says chess is forbidden in Islam

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti Sheikh Abdullah al-Sheikh has said that playing chess is forbidden in Islam, a British newspaper reported on Thursday. #NewsTracker #BeatThis #Chess #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #Fatwā #Grand Mufti #Shareworthy #Sheikh Abdullah al-Shaikh
London Chess Classic: Carlsen wins crown, Anand finishes ninth

Dec 14, 2015

London Chess Classic: Carlsen wins crown, Anand finishes ninth

Anand ended the Classic on 3.5 points out of a possible nine, winning one, losing three and drawing the remaining five games in the 10-player round-robin tournament. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #SportsTracker #London Chess Classic #Sports #India
Anand in tough situation following loss to Nakamura in fourth round of London Chess Classic

Dec 08, 2015

Anand in tough situation following loss to Nakamura in fourth round of London Chess Classic

Once Anand's queen got stuck on the edge of the board, the Indian could only exchange it but the resulting endgame was simply much worse. The game lasted 42 moves. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #SportsTracker #Hikaru Nakamura #London Chess Classic #Anand vs Nakamura
London Chess Classic: Anand draws against Carlsen in third round

Dec 07, 2015

London Chess Classic: Anand draws against Carlsen in third round

For Anand it was another tense game with Carlsen in which the Indian pressed with his white pieces. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #SportsTracker #London Chess Classic #Anand vs Carlsen
Anand draws with China's Liren Ding to end joint third in Bilbao Masters Final

Nov 02, 2015

Anand draws with China's Liren Ding to end joint third in Bilbao Masters Final

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand ended his stint at the Bilbao Masters Final with a draw against Liren Ding of China in the sixth and final round in Bilbao. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #SportsTracker #India #Bilbao masters final
Anand draws with Wesley So in Bilbao Masters

Nov 01, 2015

Anand draws with Wesley So in Bilbao Masters

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand's quest to retain the crown suffered a decisive setback after he played out a draw with American Wesley So #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Bilbao Masters #Anish Giri #Wesley So #Sports #Viswanathan AnandAnish Giri
Viswanathan Anand suffers shock defeat to Anish Giri in Bilbao chess

Oct 31, 2015

Viswanathan Anand suffers shock defeat to Anish Giri in Bilbao chess

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Dutch Grandmaster Anish Giri in the fourth round of the Bilbao Masters final chess tournament here. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Bilbao Masters #Anish Giri #Sports
Chess: Anand draws with Ding; tied second at Bilbao Masters

Oct 28, 2015

Chess: Anand draws with Ding; tied second at Bilbao Masters

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand played split the point with Chinese Liren Ding in the second round of Bilbao Masters Final and remained on joint 2nd spot after an uneventful day here. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Bilbao Masters #Sports #Liren Ding
Chess: Anand off-form in World Blitz too, finishes 22nd

Oct 15, 2015

Chess: Anand off-form in World Blitz too, finishes 22nd

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's bad form continued as he could only finish 22nd in the World Blitz Chess championship, which concluded here on Thursday. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #SportsTracker #Anand