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Jun 16, 2018
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots to fifth; Wesley So keeps up his leadArray
Jun 17, 2018
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand's improved show helps him finish fifth; Wesley So wins tournamentDespite his best efforts over the last three days, Anand wasn’t able to improve his standing any further than climbing two spots up the table.
Jun 15, 2018
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand ends Rapid leg at bottom of table, Wesley So tops chartFor the only Indian in the fray, Viswanathan Anand, the Leuven rapids not only began disastrously but also finished with a whimper. On the final day, Anand lost his first two games and wrapped things up with an insipid draw in the ninth round against Wesley So.
Jun 14, 2018
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps leadAnand played solidly in round four against Karjakin to hold on to a draw and then won the fifth round against Caruana. But a slip in the sixth against Vachier-Lagrave put Anand back at the bottom of the leaderboard.
Jun 13, 2018
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand off to disastrous start with two straight losses on Day 1Three rounds into the tournament, things look difficult for Anand given that he is four points behind the leader, So. But there are six more rounds of rapid chess to be played, not to mention the 18 rounds of blitz.
Aug 17, 2017
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand, hampered by fatigue, finishes disappointing joint 8thAnand’s day was almost forgettable, as he started off with two draws against the Quang Liam Le and Fabiano Caruana, before losing an one-sided game to Sergey Karjakin
Aug 14, 2017
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 yearsThere is no doubt that chess lovers will be eagerly watching Kasparov play and wishing him to do his best, even if their hero is a step slower than at his very best
Aug 01, 2017
Sinquefield Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand faces acid test against star-studded field at Saint LouisSinquefield Cup features world champion Magnus Carlsen, his challenger Sergey Karjakin, the aggressive American Hikaru Nakamura, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand and other current top players.
Jul 05, 2017
Grand Chess Tour: Did Viswanathan Anand hint at retirement after tepid display in event's Leuven leg?What is starkly visible is Viswanathan Anand's latest outing is that he isn’t consistent in his play, and isn’t able to finish his opponents off like he used to do in the past.
Mar 17, 2017
Viswanathan Anand confident of bouncing back after a mixed-bag in 2016Viswanathan Anand stressed on the importance of fitness in chess, saying that it was needed to ensure stamina in long games.