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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 plays out draw with Anish Giri, shares 11th spot after just one point from three games
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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Anish Giri, shares 11th spot after just one point from three games

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand played out his second draw in three games, signing peace with Anish Giri of Holland in the third round of the Tata Steel Masters, on Tuesday.

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand suffers defeat against USA's Wesley So in second round
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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand suffers defeat against USA's Wesley So in second round

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered an early jolt, losing to Wesley So in the second round of the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament.

Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen builds up nigh unassailable lead; Viswanathan Anand remains in joint fifth-place
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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
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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
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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.

Viswanathan Anand loses to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Altibox Norway chess tournament
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Viswanathan Anand loses to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Altibox Norway chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand put up a good show in the classical game but lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Armageddon game to score half a point out of a possible two in the first game of Altibox Norway chess tournament.

Norway Chess 2019: With the tournament set to begin, world champion Magnus Carlsen battles home-turf conundrum
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Norway Chess 2019: With the tournament set to begin, world champion Magnus Carlsen battles home-turf conundrum

How 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.

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff
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Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff

With his win over Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana joins Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final event in London.

Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana emerge joint winners
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Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana emerge joint winners

Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Vachier-Lagrave have qualified to play the Grand Chess Tour final event at London in December.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand tied sixth in standings after playing draw with Fabiano Caruana, remains unbeaten
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Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand tied sixth in standings after playing draw with Fabiano Caruana, remains unbeaten

The race to top four places of the Grand Chess Tour has become complicated as on date, with many theoretical possibilities depending on the outcome of the last round to be played on Monday.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws against Wesley So; Magnus Carlsen escapes defeat in 6th round
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Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws against Wesley So; Magnus Carlsen escapes defeat in 6th round

Though he consumed about 30 minutes in the few moves made after Wesley So’s new idea, Anand seemed to cope well and defend the position admirably.

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand will look to find form with good performance in tournament
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand will look to find form with good performance in tournament

Viswanathan Anand will be looking for a comeback in the Grand Chess Tour series of events, as he is participating in the Saint Louis Blitz & Rapid followed by the Sinquefield Cup at Saint Louis, Missouri

Leon Masters: R Praggnanandhaa comes close to beating defending champion Wesley So in opening match
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Leon Masters: R Praggnanandhaa comes close to beating defending champion Wesley So in opening match

After the drawing of lots, R Praggnanandhaa was paired against the World No 2 (rapid), Wesley So in the first round.

Grand Chess Tour Paris: Hikaru Nakamura wins title on dramatic final day; Viswanathan Anand finishes sixth
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Grand Chess Tour Paris: Hikaru Nakamura wins title on dramatic final day; Viswanathan Anand finishes sixth

Anand’s performance in Paris was definitely not the best but in comparison to Leuven. The 'Madras Tiger' has done much better in terms of both overall score and tournament standing.

Grand Chess Tour Paris: Wesley So leads after ninth round, Viswanathan Anand retains shared fourth place
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Grand Chess Tour Paris: Wesley So leads after ninth round, Viswanathan Anand retains shared fourth place

Vishwanathan Anand, who had played almost all of his games in a slightly uninspired manner on the second day, tried hard to not only spice up his games but also carve out a few wins to improve his overall standing.

Grand Chess Tour Paris: Wesley So leads after day 2; Vishwanathan Anand tied for fourth
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Grand Chess Tour Paris: Wesley So leads after day 2; Vishwanathan Anand tied for fourth

Vishwanathan Anand, who had struggled dismally at the first leg of the tour, was at the top of the leaderboard after the dust of the battles of day one had settled down.

Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand's improved show helps him finish fifth; Wesley So wins tournament
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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand's improved show helps him finish fifth; Wesley So wins tournament

Despite his best efforts over the last three days, Anand wasn’t able to improve his standing any further than climbing two spots up the table.

Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps lead
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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps lead

Anand played solidly in round four against Karjakin to hold on to a draw and then won the fifth round against Caruana. But a slip in the sixth against Vachier-Lagrave put Anand back at the bottom of the leaderboard.