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Photos: Carlsen beats Anand to become chess' new king

Nov 24, 2013

Photos: Carlsen beats Anand to become chess' new king

Magnus Carlsen won with the World Chess Championship with 6.5 to 3.5 score, having won twice as black and once as white. Carlsen beat home-favourite Viswanathan Anand to clinch the title. Here are the pictures. #Sports #Chess #ImagesOfTheDay #Magnus Carlsen #Vishwanathan Anand #FIDE World Chess Championship #Carlsen
Where does Anand's defeat leave Indian chess?

Nov 23, 2013

Where does Anand's defeat leave Indian chess?

It was Anand who broke through to the higher echelons of the game and so far he remains the only Indian to do so. #HowThisWorks #Magnus Carlsen #Koneru Humpy #FIDE #Sponsorship #Vishwanathan Anand #Grandmaster #ELO
World Chess C'ship: Carlsen shocks Anand with black for second win

Nov 16, 2013

World Chess C'ship: Carlsen shocks Anand with black for second win

After a shocking loss from a drawn position in the fifth game, Anand looked prepared to strike back but the Berlin defense yet again came in his way as Carlsen demonstrated his superior skills on the board once more in a drawn endgame to beat the world champion. #Chess #Magnus Carlsen #World Chess Championship #Vishwanathan Anand
I expect Anand to be in top form for title clash: Magnus Carlsen

Aug 08, 2013

I expect Anand to be in top form for title clash: Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen became the world's number one at age 19, the youngest player ever to do so. A grandmaster since he was 13, he has the highest rating in the history of the game, ahead of chess great Garry Kasparov's 1999 record. #Sports #TheySaidIt #Chess #Magnus Carlsen #Vishwanathan Anand
Anand draws with Karjakin, finishes eighth in Tal Memorial

Jun 24, 2013

Anand draws with Karjakin, finishes eighth in Tal Memorial

Boris Gelfand of Israel, who had lost to Anand in the last World championship match, deservedly won the tournament after signing peace with Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the final round. #NewsTracker #Chess #Tal Memorial #Vishwanathan Anand #Sergey Karjakin
Anand to clash against Gelfand at Tal Memorial

Jun 17, 2013

Anand to clash against Gelfand at Tal Memorial

Starting out with a loss against Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the opener, Anand followed it up with a draw in a tense affair against Dmitry Andreikin of Russia, and then desperately needed a win to bounce back in the tournament. #Chess #Boris Gelfand #Vishwanathan Anand #Tal Momorial
Anand opens account with a draw in Tal Memorial Chess

Jun 15, 2013

Anand opens account with a draw in Tal Memorial Chess

After suffering a shock defeat at the hands of Italian Fabiano Caruana, Anand was back as a perfect defender against Andreikin who recently won the Russian championship. #Sports #NewsTracker #Chess #Vishwanathan Anand #Tal Memorial Chess
Anand loses to Hao Wang; finishes joint fourth

May 19, 2013

Anand loses to Hao Wang; finishes joint fourth

In with a chance to finish first in a major tournament, Anand could not control the proceedings and was on the defensive early against Hao Wang who seems to be in great touch against stalwarts in the past few months. #Sports #NewsTracker #Chess #Vishwanathan Anand
Anand draws with Gelfand; finishes third

May 02, 2013

Anand draws with Gelfand; finishes third

The Israeli ended as joint first along with Levon Aronian of Armenia, who defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in his final game. #Sports #NewsTracker #Chess #Anand #Vishwanathan Anand #Alekhine memorial chess tournament #Vishy
Anand draws with Svidler; joint second now

May 01, 2013

Anand draws with Svidler; joint second now

Anand could do little against Svidler who had things under control for the most part of the game despite playing black. #Sports #NewsTracker #Chess #Anand #Vishwanathan Anand #Vishy
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