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I simply hung on for dear life: Anand

May 31, 2012

I simply hung on for dear life: Anand

Winning the world championship for the fifth time after a nerve-wracking tie-breaker, Viswanathan Anand said he was too tense to be happy and was relieved that the result went in his favour. #NewsTracker #Viswanathan Anand #World chess champions #Anand
Anand settles for another draw against Gelfand

May 17, 2012

Anand settles for another draw against Gelfand

This was the fifth successive draw in as many games and leaves the score tied at 2.5-2.5. Gelfand will now wield white in the sixth game scheduled for tomorrow. #NewsTracker #Viswanathan Anand #Boris Gelfand #World chess champions
Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

Nov 19, 2011

Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

Viswanathan Anand's hunt for victory continued as he was held to a draw by former European champion Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia in the third round of the Tal Memorial Chess Tournament. #NewsTracker #Viswanathan Anand #World chess champions #Ian Nepomniachtchi

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Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

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 Continue reading..... #Magnus Carlsen #Russia
Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

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