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Carlsen clinches World Blitz title, Anand finishes Joint Fifth

Jun 21, 2014

Carlsen clinches World Blitz title, Anand finishes Joint Fifth

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a joint fifth finish even as reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen scripted history by winning the World Blitz Championship. #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #Ian Nepomniachtchi #World Blitz Chess Championship 2014
As it happened: World Blitz Chess Championship Day Two

Jun 21, 2014

As it happened: World Blitz Chess Championship Day Two

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand could only manage 7.5 points out of a possible 11 on the opening day of the two-day World Blitz Chess Championship #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #FIDE #World Blitz Chess Championship
FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship 2014 as it happened

Jun 19, 2014

FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship 2014 as it happened

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand came up with a thumping victory over reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen but had to settle for the bronze medal in the World Rapid Chess Championship. #Sports #Gold #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #bronze #World Rapid Chess Championship #World Rapid Chess Championship 2014
World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Jun 19, 2014

World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand kept himself in contention by notching up 3.5 points on the penultimate day of the World Rapid Chess Championship here. #Sports #India #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Norway #Magnus Carlsen #Grandmaster #World Rapid Chess Championship
World Rapid Chess Championship: Day two live

Jun 17, 2014

World Rapid Chess Championship: Day two live

Anand, a known expert in rapid chess took some time to adjust to new rules that gives 15 minutes to both players with a ten second increment guaranteed after every move. #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #FIDE #World Rapid Championship
World Rapid Chess Championship Day One as it happened

Jun 16, 2014

World Rapid Chess Championship Day One as it happened

Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen will look to add the Fide World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship title to his belt at the Dubai Chess and Cultural Club from June 15 to 21. #NewsTracker #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #live #Fide World Rapid #Blitz Chess Championship #Dubai Chess and Cultural Club
Chess World Championship: Anand-Carlsen match to be played in Sochi

Jun 12, 2014

Chess World Championship: Anand-Carlsen match to be played in Sochi

The last world title match was held in Chennai, India where the Norwegian upset Anand 6.5-3.5. #Russia #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #World Chess Championship #Sochi #World title
Vishy 'The Lightning Kid' Anand wants his Rapid kingdom back again

May 31, 2014

Vishy 'The Lightning Kid' Anand wants his Rapid kingdom back again

That Lightning Kid has morphed into a five-time world champion and a legend of the game. But now he wants his Rapid kingdom back. #Sports #TheySaidIt #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Dubai #World Championships #Magnus Carlsen #Rapid #Vishy Anand #Blitz #Lightning Kid
Winning the Candidates felt like oxygen, says Viswanathan Anand

Apr 17, 2014

Winning the Candidates felt like oxygen, says Viswanathan Anand

After losing his World Championship title, Anand bowed out in the group stage of the London rapid and also his performance at Zurich in March was not upto the mark. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #Chess World Championship #Candidates 2014
Anand looks forward to World Championship re-match against Carlsen

Apr 16, 2014

Anand looks forward to World Championship re-match against Carlsen

Viswanathan Anand said that clinching the Candidates title has boosted his confidence and he would try to avenge his loss to Magnus Carlsen later this year. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #World Championship #Candidates Chess