Press Trust of India | Saturday August 9, 2014
Viswanathan Anand said the officials in the world body FIDE were trying to include chess in the Olympic Games but he did not know what the current status of this move was.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 7, 2013
Jayalalithaa declared open the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 between reigning champion India's Viswanathan Anand and Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Carlsen has been spending most of his time relaxing by the poolside at Vivanta by Taj - Fishermen's Cove, a hotel on the scenic East Coast Road, except for his occasional games of volleyball, tennis and badminton in the last two days.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 23, 2013
FIDE Vice-President D V Sundar explained that the organisers have made arrangements for 350 spectators to witness the match. He said that a glass partition would be erected to separate the players and the spectators in order to ensure that the specta...
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 5, 2013
The match between the Indian and his Norwegian opponent will be played from November 6 to 26. "The agreement was signed today at Baku by Bharat Singh, Hony Secretary All India Chess Federation and FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov," a press release...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 5, 2012
Encouraged by Boris Gelfand's heroic battle against India's Viswanathan Anand, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to make the Jewish state a "chess superpower".
Sports | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2010
World Champion Viswanathan Anand got a breather on Wednesday as the World Chess Federation has agreed to postpone the first game of the World Chess Championship by one day to Saturday.
Wednesday April 21, 2010
World Champion Viswanathan Anand got a breather on Wednesday as the World Chess Federation has agreed to postpone the first game of the World Chess Championship
Sunday February 25, 2007
FIDE President dismisses objections of 20 leading GMs over plans which they say will sideline them from the world championship for 3 years.