India's P Harikrishna maintains fifth place; Wesley So in top spot at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament
The win allowed So to take the lead after nine rounds of the Rapid competition with two days of Blitz events to come. Carlsen crashed to a 46-move defeat at the hands of Russian Alexander Grischuk.
Viswanathan Anand: 'Internet issue at Chess Olympiad final was not India's fault, we were ready to re-play games'
Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand, India captain Vidit Gujarati said that internet issue was not India's fault. The team had taken all precautions and were ready to honour any decision that FIDE deemed right.
Viswanathan Anand finished ninth in the standings with 7 match points and a solitary win (over Boris Gelfand) on his debut in the Magnus Carlsen Tour.
Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to seventh defeat; Magnus Carlsen overcomes Ian Nepomniachtchi's challenge
Viswanathan Anand lies last in the Legends of Chess table with six points with Ding Liren and Peter Leko.
Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand finally breaks losing streak with victory over Boris Gelfand in seventh round
Anand then settled for a 46-move draw in the third game against his 2012 world championship challenger.
Legends of Chess: Ian Nepomniachtchi inflicts another defeat on former world champion Viswanathan Anand
Viswanathan Anand, who is making his debut on the Magnus Carlsen Tour, lies ninth in the table with three points.
Anand beat Teimour Radjabov in 37 moves. The Indian had posted his maiden win in the tournament on Thursday by thrashing Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in just 17 moves
Online Nations Cup: Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand registers first win but Russia hold India to a 2-2 draw
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand registered his first win but India were held to a 2-2 draw by Russia in the ongoing Online Nations Cup on Thursday.
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
Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand starts well, world champion Magnus Carlsen grabs lead after Day One
Viswanathan Anand drew with Ding Liren of China and Wesley So of the United States before going down to Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia on the first day of Tata Steel Chess tournament on Friday.
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.
Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen bags seventh title after holding Anish Giri; Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third
The thirteenth and final round of the Masters’ segment of Tata Steel Chess saw Magnus Carlsen hold Anish Giri to a draw in a 30-move long game to clinch the title
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Shakhriayar Mamedyarov; shares lead with Magnus Carlsen
Viswanathan Anand scored a crushing victory over Shakhriayar Mamedyartov of Azerbaijan in the eighth round to share the lead with Norway's Magnus Carlsen in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament.
Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi finishes a commendable third; Dmitry Jakovenko wins title
With his draw in the final round, Vidit finished third at the event behind the title winner Dmitry Jakovenko and Ian Nepomniachtchi & Boris Gelfand who shared the second place. Considering that this was Vidit’s first big closed event, this was a commendable result by the young lad
Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi's chances of winning title diminish after four successive draws
Vidit is now a point and a half behind the current tournament leader, Jakovenko. With just two more rounds to go, Vidit's chances of making it to the top do not seem realistic.
Tal Memorial Chess: Viswanathan Anand clinches rapid title after easy final round draw against Boris Gelfand
Anand finished with six points out of a possible nine, scoring four wins and four draws with his solitary loss coming against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.
Tal Memorial Chess Day 1: Viswanathan Anand placed joint second after last round loss to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
In the light of Anand winning the World Rapid Championship a couple of months ago, he is clearly one of the favourites to win the rapid leg at Tal Memorial
World Rapid and Blitz: Viswanathan Anand misses blitz silver by a whisker; Magnus Carlsen wins title
Anand scored 14.5 points out of the 21 games he played in the tournament and was tied for second with Grand Master Sergey Karjakin, but due to an inferior tiebreak score, was awarded the third place.
World Rapid and Blitz: Viswanathan Anand clinches bronze in blitz category; Magnus Carlsen bags gold
Anand too had seven points and his 7.5 points in the last 10 games was good enough for a tied 2nd place with Sergey Karjakin of Russia.