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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen suffers first defeat in more than two years, loses to Jan-Krzysztof Duda
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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen suffers first defeat in more than two years, loses to Jan-Krzysztof Duda

Polish grandmaster Jan-Krzysztof Duda brought an end to Magnus Carlsen's 125 games unbeaten streak.

Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So emerge joint winners in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz; P Harikrishna finishes seventh
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Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So emerge joint winners in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz; P Harikrishna finishes seventh

Harikrishna's solitary win on the final day of the tournament came against American Jeffrey Xiong, the lowest rated player in the field, as he suffered four losses to go with three draws. He was tied for seventh place with Xiong.

India's P Harikrishna maintains fifth place; Wesley So in top spot at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament
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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.

P Harikrishna slips to fifth spot after two defeats; Magnus Carlsen leads in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament
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P Harikrishna slips to fifth spot after two defeats; Magnus Carlsen leads in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament

Harikrishna, who shared the lead with Lev Aronian after three rounds, lost the fourth round of the Rapid event to Nepomniachtchi, then drew with Armenian Aronian before losing the sixth to Carlsen.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Vasyl Ivanchuk, finishes campaign with eighth defeat
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Vasyl Ivanchuk, finishes campaign with eighth defeat

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
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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
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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
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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.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand suffers fifth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Vasyl Ivanchuk to stay on top
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand suffers fifth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Vasyl Ivanchuk to stay on top

Anand got off to a good start and won the first game of the best-of-four contest. The next two games were drawn before Leko levelled by winning the fourth.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Boris Gelfand
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Boris Gelfand

Viswanathan Anand and Anish Giri played out four draws before the Dutch player pulled off a win in the Armageddon game (a tie-break)

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand tastes defeat against Magnus Carlsen; Anish Giri beats Vladimir Kramnik
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand tastes defeat against Magnus Carlsen; Anish Giri beats Vladimir Kramnik

In best-of-four contest former World Champion Viswanathan Anand lost 1.5-2.5 to reigning World No 1 Magnus Carlsen

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Peter Svidler in opening round; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri
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Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Peter Svidler in opening round; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri

Viswanathan Anand, making his maiden appearance on the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, drew the first three games of the best-of-four contest before losing the final game on Tuesday.

Firstpost Masterclass: Practice, reflect and be mindful, Vidit Gujrathi delves into the making of chess Grandmaster
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Firstpost Masterclass: Practice, reflect and be mindful, Vidit Gujrathi delves into the making of chess Grandmaster

In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Vidit Gurathi dives deep into the mental and the physical aspects of chess, his training, playing style, and what it takes to be a Super Grandmaster.

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen unveils online series of tournaments with $1 million prize purse
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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen unveils online series of tournaments with $1 million prize purse

The Norwegian was absent when the World Chess Federation (FIDE) held an online Nations Cup between Russia, United States, Europe, China, India and a Rest of the World team

Coronavirus pandemic: Viswanathan Anand to complete his maiden commentary assignment while being in self-isolation in Germany
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Coronavirus pandemic: Viswanathan Anand to complete his maiden commentary assignment while being in self-isolation in Germany

Viswanathan Anand was to return to Chennai on Monday after competing in the Bundesliga Chess League but had to stay back near Frankfurt given the travel restrictions, his wife Aruna said.

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladislav Kovalev; Fabiano Caruana wins title with a round to spare
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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladislav Kovalev; Fabiano Caruana wins title with a round to spare

Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Vladislav Kovalev of Belarus to share the sixth spot after the 12th and penultimate round of the Tata Steel Masters.

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand ekes out draw against Russia's Daniil Dubov; Magnus Carlsen back in reckoning with win
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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand ekes out draw against Russia's Daniil Dubov; Magnus Carlsen back in reckoning with win

Anand could not do much with his white pieces against Dubov on Wednesday although optically his position appeared to be preferable after the opening.

Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes through Jeffery Xiong's defence to register first victory in tournament
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Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes through Jeffery Xiong's defence to register first victory in tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday crashed through the defences of Jeffery Xiong of United States to secure his first victory in the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament.

Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen stretches unbeaten run to record-breaking 111 games
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Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen stretches unbeaten run to record-breaking 111 games

Carlsen had previously indicated he would not consider the record truly broken until after two more games as he was not prepared to count two wins he had in the Norwegian league

Tata Steel Masters: Fifth seed Vishwanathan Anand takes on elite field; Magnus Carlsen eyes world record in Dutch hamlet
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Tata Steel Masters: Fifth seed Vishwanathan Anand takes on elite field; Magnus Carlsen eyes world record in Dutch hamlet

Anand, a five-time winner, had last won this event in 2006 and remains one of the favourite visitors of this Dutch hamlet near Amsterdam