Organised by the International Chess Federation and Chess.com, the six-team event, touted to the richest online team tournament, features all the big names in the game except World champion Magnus Carlsen
Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen builds up nigh unassailable lead; Viswanathan Anand remains in joint fifth-place
Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen continued his dominating run as he took his lead to an almost unassailable five points
Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand has mixed day as world champion Magnus Carlsen continues dominant run
It was a supershow against Aronian wherein Anand employed the Italian game as white and improved his position inch by inch to get an edge and then got in to a better endgame wherein Aronian was no match
For Viswanathan Anand, it was a real chance to win his first game against USA's Fabiano Caruana but the Indian ace could not make use of his better position with an extra pawn.
Norway Chess 2019: With the tournament set to begin, world champion Magnus Carlsen battles home-turf conundrum
How can playing at home or away be a factor when it comes to a mental sport like chess? Chess is a sport where fans cannot really take part by showing their emotions.
Norway Chess 2018: Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian join Magnus Carlsen at first place on leaderboard
Viswanathan Anand said after the game that he felt the position changed quite suddenly. "At the board, this sensation of the position taking a violent turn is what I remember," Anand said.
Norway Chess 2018: Viswanathan Anand exhibits assertiveness in 4th straight draw; Ding Liren withdraws due to injury
The day saw players like India's Viswanathan Anand and tournament leader Magnus Carlsen held to a draw in their respective matches.
Norway Chess: Magnus Carlsen establishes dominance with second win, Viswanathan Anand held by Ding Liren in Round Three
Magnus Carlsen registered his second victory in the tournament while rest of the field struggled for their first win as Round Three came to an end.
Norway Chess 2018: Viswanathan Anand joint second, Magnus Carlsen extends lead as all Round 2 games end in draws
Sedate second day in Stavanger at the Altibox Norway Chess on Tuesday evening as all the games finished in draws and none really sparked interest. Vishwanathan Anand holds second position, Magnus Carlsen extends lead.
Altibox Norway Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand concedes easy draw against Levon Aronian in first round
Coming to the first round after a fine performance in the preceding blitz tournament where he tied for second spot, Anand could do little as Aronian came up with an unusual move order in the Anti-Berlin as black and the game ended without any drama.
Viswanathan Anand finished joint second behind Wesley So in the blitz tournament organised ahead of the main event at Altibox Norway Chess.
The Chinese League includes the strongest grandmasters from all around the world and gives local players a chance to not only compete but also interact with them. Indian grandmasters hardly ever get such opportunities.
Indian Grand Masters SP Sethuraman and Vidit Gujrathi bow out of the Chess World Cup after defeats against Ding Liren of China and Anish Giri of Holland respectively in the third round tiebreaker
FIDE World Cup 2017: SP Sethuraman's technical skills too good for P Harikrishna; B Adhiban suffers defeat
In the third round, Vidit Gujrathi will be up against Chinese Grand Master Ding Liren, while Sethuraman will face Dutch No 1 Anish Giri.
Ending the first leg of the tournament on a high, Anand proved too good for Liren, who had earlier beaten world number three Levon Aronian of Armenia in the tournament.