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Oct 12, 2011
Anand recovers to beat Pons, finishes fifth in BilbaoWorld champion Viswanthan Anand recovered a little to beat Francisco Vallejo Pons of Ukraine in the tenth and final round of 4th Final Masters and had to be content with a fifth place finish.
Oct 11, 2011
Anand stunned by Aronian, slips to last spot in Final MastersWorld Champion Viswanathan Anand was shocked by Levon Aronian of Armenia in the ninth and penultimate round of the fourth Final Masters as he slipped to the last spot with just one round to go in the category-22 super tournament.
Oct 08, 2011
Anand held by Nakamura in Round 7Victory eluded Viswanathan Anand yet again and the world champion was held to a draw by American Hikaru Nakamura in the seventh round to remain joint second in the fourth Final Masters' second leg.
Oct 07, 2011
Anand draws with Carlsen in BilbaoWorld champion Viswanthan Anand played out his second draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway to stay second in the overall standings after the sixth round of fourth Final Chess Masters.
Oct 03, 2011
Anand eyes improved show in Spain leg of Final MastersWorld champion Viswanathan Anand would be hoping for an improved finish in the Spain phase of the fourth Final Masters chess championship which re-commences at Bilbao on Thursday.
Oct 02, 2011
Anand held by Aronian at Bilbao Final MastersAnand's third white in the tournament went in vain for the third time on the trot as the Indian ace could not use it to his advantage.
Sep 29, 2011
Ivanchuk shocks Anand in Bilbao Final MastersAfter two fighting draws, Anand did not achieve much in the opening as white, and once his position worsened Ivanchuk played in machine-like fashion to force a victory.
Jun 27, 2011
Viswanathan Anand: ‘Chess is very South-heavy, it doesn't play nationally'In the popularity sweepstakes, Viswanathan Anand and chess have carved out a niche for themselves. In an interview with Firstpost Anand looks back at 24 years of top level chess.