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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

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In Western view, Carlsen is objective, not insulting

Nov 27, 2013

In Western view, Carlsen is objective, not insulting

Carlsen is far too flamboyant only from an Indic psychoanalytic perspective. #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen #Humility
Appreciate Carlsen, don't lecture him about 'humility'

Nov 26, 2013

Appreciate Carlsen, don't lecture him about 'humility'

Instead of giving lectures on how Carlsen should behave, let me give you a lecture on how we should have reacted to his monumental win. #Sports #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #LetterstoFP #Magnus Carlsen #World Champion #Humility

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Appreciate Carlsen, don't lecture him about 'humility'

Sep 19, 2014

Grandmasters of the Universe in St. Louis

Seth Stevenson, Slate Before any of the six entrants in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup had nudged a white pawn to e4, theyÂ’d already been hailed as the strongest collection of chess talent ever assembled. The tournament, held in St. Louis, featured the to...
Appreciate Carlsen, don't lecture him about 'humility'

Aug 29, 2014

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen could be stripped of title

Norwegian prodigy's dispute with governing body Fide over prize money for championship match lays bare fractures in world chess and the strong influence Russia has on the game He is the poster boy of chess, a Nordic prodigy who became world No 1 whil... #Magnus Carlsen #Russia
Appreciate Carlsen, don't lecture him about 'humility'

Sep 03, 2014

'Mozart of Chess' Hanging Out in St. Louis

Dave McKenna, Deadspin Magnus Carlsen has been in St. Louis since last week and will be staying through next weekend. If you're not up on your FIDE ratings, this is something like 2006-vintage Roger Federer doing a tennis residency in Toledo. Carlsen... #India #Roger Federer #Viswanathan Anand #Magnus Carlsen