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Jun 03, 2019
Norway Chess 2019: With the tournament set to begin, world champion Magnus Carlsen battles home-turf conundrumHow 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.
Oct 29, 2018
Isle of Man Masters: Radoslaw Wojtaszek clinches title in nail-biting playoff; Adhiban Baskaran finishes joint secondWith a win in the Armageddon, Wojtaszek took home the champion’s trophy (and an extra £500 for winning the blitz mini-match). The top prize, however, was shared between the two players. So both Wojtaszek and Naiditsch received £37,500.
Oct 27, 2018
Isle of Man Masters: Michael Adams steps up the leaderboard beating Abhijeet Gupta; Viswanathan Anand retains second placeAt the conclusion of the antepenultimate round of the Isle of Man Masters, English numero uno, Michael Adams added himself to the leading pack. On the seventh board, Adams defeated GM Abhijeet Gupta with the white pieces
Oct 24, 2018
Isle of Man Masters: Arkadij Naiditsch, Wang Hao lead after Round 4; Vidit Gujrathi, Abhijeet Gupta lead Indian chargeTournament leaders were chopped to a third at the conclusion of the Chess.com Isle of Man Masters. Of the six overnight leaders, only Wang Hao and Arkadij Naiditsch won their games and remained on maximum score of 4.0/4
Oct 23, 2018
Isle of Man Masters: R Praggnanandhaa stuns Pavel Eljanov; Viswanathan Anand, Vidit Gujrathi heldR Praggnanandhaa scored a major upset defeating elite GM Pavel Eljanov while Viswanathan Anand and Vidit Gujrathi were held to a draw by lower-ranked players.
Oct 21, 2018
Isle of Man Masters: Viswanathan Anand narrowly escapes defeat against 13-year-old Raunak SadhwaniRaunak Sadhwani played ruthlessly to reach a winning position in the middle game. But he was playing one of his idols after all and nerves did play a role in the game.
Aug 29, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoffWith his win over Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana joins Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final event in London.
Aug 20, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand strives to regain form, draws with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in 2nd roundHaving played the Najdorf with black pieces himself for about two decades, Viswanathan Anand is known to be a specialist playing the opening or its cousins in the Sicilian defence from the white side too.
Aug 16, 2018
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand ends tournament with a bottom finish; Hikaru Nakamura wins eventIn a crucial game in the 14th round against World Championship challenger Fabiano Caruana, Anand held his own for the length of the game, but blundered in a Queen and pawn ending to lose the game in the final minute of play, which subsequently weakened Anand’s resolve in the tournament
Aug 13, 2018
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand at bottom of standings after two defeats on Day 2Vishwanathan Anand steadily built up a winning advantage only to blunder it away against Levon Aronian in the 5th round. Anand was tied at the bottom of the table with four points after six rounds