Viswanathan Anand draws with Ian Nepomniachtchi to remain joint third in Tal memorial chess tournament
Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with in-form Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia and remained in the joint third spot in the 10th edition of Tal memorial chess tournament in Moscow.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand missed out on some fine chances and drew with his Russian opponent in the seventh round of the tournament.
Karjakin wins Candidates title but playing with GMs half his age, Anand shows why he is still among world’s best
Every time Anand suffered a setback, he sprang right back and kept fighting. This is simply why he is the greatest Indian chess player ever
Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri, loses the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen for first time since 2008
For the first time in eight years Anand will not be fighting it out for the World Championship title. It is surely a huge heartbreak for the Indian chess fans.
In the tenth round of the World Chess Candidates 2016, Vishy Anand was caught in a well-cooked opening variation by Fabiano Caruana and lost the game in just 33 moves.
It was an extremely important victory for Anand as Aronian was one of the leaders going into the game and it places him on lead along with Sergey Karjakin on 5.5/9 points.
Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand spilts point with Anish Giri to stay in hunt; crucial 2nd half begins later today
It was a job well done by Vishy Anand at the seventh round of the World Chess Candidates Championships 2016 as he drew Anish Giri, with the black pieces in 31 moves.
Viswanathan Anand bounced back with a stunning victory against Peter Svidler at the sixth round of the World Candidates Tournament in Moscow on Thursday.
The Indian ace thus officially earned the right to a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway along with the winner's purse of 13,5000 Euros.
Five-times world champion Viswanathan Anand proved all his critics wrong and won the Candidates Chess tournament after settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the 13th and penultimate round yesterday.
Karjakin is one last hurdle that Anand faces with black pieces before he has a white game against Peter Svidler of Russia in the final round.
Live coverage of the tenth round of the Chess Candidates as Viswanathan Anand takes on Peter Svidler.
At the half way stage Anand took his tally to 4.5 points out of a possible seven and will have an easier second half wherein he has four white games lined up out of seven.
Placed comfortably on top of the table with a half point lead, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will enter the crucial phase of the Candidates chess tournament, taking on Peter Svidler after the second rest day in Khanty Mansiysk.