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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 11, 2014

Ex-world chess champion Kasparov fails in bid for top FIDE post

Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov failed Monday to unseat an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin as head of the World Chess Federation... #Vladimir Putin #Garry Kasparov #World Chess Federation
Anand held by Nepomniachtchi in 3rd round

Aug 11, 2014

Kasparov Is Soundly Defeated in Bid to Lead Chess Federation

The former world chess champion lost an election in Norway in his effort to unseat the incumbent, Kirsan N. Ilyumzhinov... #Norway #World Chess Federation
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
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