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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
Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

Sep 30, 2014

Gary Kasparov declares Vladimir Putin 'the most dangerous man in the world'

The former chess champion claims Putin is playing a high-stakes poker game and is trying to call the world's bluff... #Vladimir Putin #Gary, IN
Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

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... #Vladimir Putin #Gary, IN
Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

Sep 29, 2014

Ottawa teen takes world chess title

Qiyu Zhou, a 14-year-old girl from Ottawa, has been crowned a champion at the world youth chess championships... #Vladimir Putin #Gary, IN