Articles by V Saravanan
Aug 29, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoffWith his win over Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana joins Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final event in London.
Aug 28, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana emerge joint winnersHikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Vachier-Lagrave have qualified to play the Grand Chess Tour final event at London in December.
Aug 27, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand tied sixth in standings after playing draw with Fabiano Caruana, remains unbeatenThe race to top four places of the Grand Chess Tour has become complicated as on date, with many theoretical possibilities depending on the outcome of the last round to be played on Monday.
Aug 26, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Magnus Carlsen draws with Fabiano Caruana in thrilling contest; Viswanathan Anand remains unbeatenThe leaderboard remains unchanged, with Caruana on the top with 4.5 points followed by Grischuk, Aronian, Mamedyarov and Carlsen on 4. Anand maintains his unbeaten run and remains on 3.5 points.
Aug 25, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws against Wesley So; Magnus Carlsen escapes defeat in 6th roundThough he consumed about 30 minutes in the few moves made after Wesley So’s new idea, Anand seemed to cope well and defend the position admirably.
Aug 24, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Cautious approach the key in tournament so far, as only five games yield results out of 25It is obvious that no one would play recklessly in the initial phase of the Sinquefield Cup and bow out of the leading pack, thus ruling themselves out of the race.
Aug 23, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand remains unbeaten after playing draw with Levon Aronian in fifth roundVishwanathan Anand has played steadily in the tournament so far, drawing all his games and remaining unbeaten. All the other games ended in a draw too, making the leaderboard unchanged, with five players on lead with 3 points each.
Aug 22, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand achieves a fighting draw against world champion Magnus Carlsen in fourth roundAn intense battle between Viswanathan Anand and world champion Magnus Carlsen ended in a gripping draw after 54 moves in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament
Aug 21, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand in hunt for top four finish with draw; Alexander Grischuk bags only win of third roundAs Anand was placed at the bottom of the tour points table, he seemed to be willing to take more risks to give his best shot at finishing in the top of his tournaments.
Aug 20, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand strives to regain form, draws with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in 2nd roundHaving played the Najdorf with black pieces himself for about two decades, Viswanathan Anand is known to be a specialist playing the opening or its cousins in the Sicilian defence from the white side too.