World Rapid Chess Championship: Russia's Daniil Dubov clinches maiden title; Ju Wenjun wins in the women’s group
Russian Grandmaster Daniil Dubov finished clear first, half a point ahead of his nearest rival, and was crowned as the World Rapid Champion of 2018.
World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after day one
In the inaugural round, before Carlsen had faced any real 'usurpers' like Nakamura, Mamedyarov or the reigning champion Anand, he suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Ukrainian GM Adam Tukhaev.
World Rapid and Blitz: Viswanathan Anand off to slow start in blitz campaign; P Harikrishna leads way among Indians
Newly-crowned World Rapid Champion Viswanathan Anand won two and drew four in the first six rounds to make a slow start to his campaign at the World Blitz Chess Championship in Riyadh on Friday.
World Rapid and Blitz: Viswanathan Anand is still a force to be reckoned with; age is just a number for him
With his performance in Riyadh, Viswanathan Anand has not only won the title of World Rapid Champion for the twelfth time but has also proved to the world that even if he is 48 years old, the tiger can give even the very best in the world a run for their money.
Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand came up with a thumping victory over reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen but had to settle for the bronze medal in the World Rapid Chess Championship.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand kept himself in contention by notching up 3.5 points on the penultimate day of the World Rapid Chess Championship here.