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Apr 09, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic Round 8: Viswanathan Anand shows good preparation to counter Arkadij Naiditsch's attackThe penultimate round of the Grenke Chess Classic was a surprisingly quiet day. With all of the games drawn, Fabiano Caruana, who has been leading the field with a half point margin, inched a step closer to the title.
Apr 08, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic Round 7: Fabiano Caruana becomes clear leader after win over Maxime Vachier-LagraveThe seventh round of the Grenke Chess Classic finally gave the tournament a clear leader as Fabiano Caruana defeated his co-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
Apr 07, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic Round 6: Viswanathan Anand's chances look grim after major upset; Magnus Carlsen heldAfter trading queens soon out of the opening, Anand tried to induce more exchanges. On his 19th turn Anand miscalculated and ended up a piece down in the next five moves.
Apr 06, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic Round 5: Magnus Carlsen narrowly escapes defeat, Viswanathan Anand held by Fabiano CaruanaViswanathan Anand got off to an exciting start against Fabiano Caruana but the position soon fizzled out into equality.
Apr 05, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic Round 4: Viswanathan Anand plays out another draw; Fabiano Caruana new joint leadersHad it not been for Fabiano Caruana to change gears and pull out victory in the final stages of the round, all games would have ended in a draw. With his win, Caruana has joined the leaders, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Nikita Vitiugov at 3.0/4.
Apr 03, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic Round 3: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Maxime Vachier-Lagrave joins Nikita Vitiugov in the leadFor the only Indian in the fray, Viswanathan Anand, after his loss in the previous round, went for a solid but tepid draw against GM Levon Aronian of Armenia.
Apr 02, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic, Round 2: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave; Nikita Vitiugov on topWhile the round per se was spectacular, it brought disappointment to Indian fans as Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand lost to the French number one Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
Apr 01, 2018
Grenke Chess Classic, Round 1: Hou Yifan holds Viswanathan Anand; Magnus Carlsen-Fabiano Caruana clash ends in drawViswanathan Anand was held to a draw by former women’s world champion, Hou Yifan
Mar 29, 2018
Magnus Carlsen to face his toughest challenger in Fabiano Caruana for 2018 World Championship titleOf the two, Magnus Carlsen is surely the on paper favourite but, as mentioned earlier, Fabiano Caruana is the strongest challenger to the Norwegian so far.
Mar 01, 2018
Sexually-charged videos and images drive Russian ad campaign aimed at boosting interest in predictable presidential electionA series of sexually charged videos and images have appeared online with the apparent aim of arousing Russians' interest in March's presidential election.