Latest News on World Candidates Championship 2016
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World Candidates Championship 2016 - Total results - 8
Mar 29, 2016
Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri, loses the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen for first time since 2008For 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.
Mar 25, 2016
Vishy fights back: Anand beats Karjakin to jump back into joint lead in Candidates ChessWith four wins and two losses, Anand is by far the most uncompromising player in the tournament. As three rounds remain at this event, it is going to be a fight between Caruana’s youthfulness versus Vishy’s experience.
Mar 24, 2016
Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand stunned by Caruana, crucial next game against Karjakin todayIn 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.
Mar 22, 2016
Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand dazzles in flawless endgame, outwits Aronian to regain lead in MoscowIt 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.
Mar 20, 2016
Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand spilts point with Anish Giri to stay in hunt; crucial 2nd half begins later todayIt 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.
Mar 17, 2016
That was quick! Anand back as India No 1 after draw with Nakamura in Candidates ChessThe fifth round encounter between Viswanathan Anand and Hikaru Nakamura ended in a draw at the Candidates Chess Championships 2016, currently in progress at the Central Telegraph building in Moscow. Vishy Anand having the white pieces seemed like pushing for a small edge but it was hardly anything and the game ended in a draw in 28 moves.
Mar 16, 2016
End of 30-year reign: Harikrishna replaces Anand as new India No 1 one in live FIDE ratings listVishy lost the fourth-round game at the Candidates Championship to Russian upstart Sergey Karjakin which resulted in Pentala Harikrishna topping the Indian chart on the FIDE live rating list.
Mar 16, 2016
Candidates Chess: Anand goes down to Karjakin, loses India No 1 ranking after three decadesIt was a sad day for Indian fans as Vishy Anand lost his fourth round game at the Candidates Championships 2016, held in Moscow, against Sergey Karjakin. It was a clash between the leaders as both Anand and Karjakin were on 2.0/3. With this victory, the Russian player took the sole lead in the tournament. Meanwhile, Vishy Anand is on the joint third position with 2.0/4.