Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Viswanathan Anand had a below-par performance with two losses and seven draws in the nine-round Sinquefield Cup chess tournament.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Having lost two and drawn six, Anand is certain to lose some rating points even if he wins his last round game against reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 22, 2015
Following a victory against world champion Magnus Carlsen in the previous round, Viswanathan Anand had his task cut out against Hikaru Nakamura. The American had a small advantage but it remained just that as Anand played the defensive part to perfection.
Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
After three draws in the first four rounds of the tournament, Viswanathan Anand's hunt for the victory ended in a delightful manner as he crushed Magnus Carlsen in all departments of the game to move up to 2.5 points.
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Capitalising on an unforced error by Magnus Carlsen, five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand enjoyed a pawn plus position for a long time but the Norwegian simply hung on there to salvage an important half point in the strongest super tournament of this year.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Viswanathan Anand would probably want to forget the last encounter against Magnus Carlsen at the Grenke Chess Classic earlier this year. Anand suffered a defeat after attaining a better position first and then missing out on a draw.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 9, 2015
Coming after two straight losses against nemesis Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Levon Aronian of Armenia, the victory served as a breather for Viswanathan Anand as this was also the first win of the year for the Indian ace.
Press Trust of India | Sunday February 8, 2015
After losing from an unclear position against world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the previous round, Viswanathan Anand appeared in fine fettle against Aronian and stood better when he let the position slip out of hands and lost rather meekly.
Saturday February 7, 2015
The loss with white pieces proved quite costly for Viswanathan Anand as he slipped to joint sixth in the standings in the eight-player round robin tournament.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
After losing his World Championship crown at Chennai in 2013, this year saw Viswanathan Anand earn the right to challenge world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway again by winning the Candidates tournament at Khanty Mansiysk, Russia in March.
Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
Viswanathan Anand was defeated for second consecutive time by Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen at the 2014 World Chess Championship but he made a comeback by winning the London Chess Classics in December.
Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
Following the second consecutive defeat in the world championship to nemesis Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand made a strong comeback by winning the London Classics title to conclude the year on a high.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday November 23, 2014
Viswanathan Anand said the World Chess Championship match against Magnus Carlsen was tough and insisted he was not thinking of quitting the game despite losing to the Norwegian for the second straight time.
NDTVSports,Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday November 23, 2014
Viswanathan Anand lost Game 11 to Magnus Carlsen, who successfully defended his the World Chess Championship in Sochi.
NDTVSports | Sunday November 23, 2014
Viswanathan Anand failed to win the World Chess Championship against Magnus Carlsen.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday November 22, 2014
While experts do not term Sunday's 11th round of the World Chess Championship as a battle of nerves, they agree that?Viswanathan Anand has to hold his nerve to fend off any aggressive attacks by Magnus Carlsen playing white.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
With the scores at 5.5-4.5 in favour of the Norwegian, Viswanathan Anand needs one victory and the Indian will try to achieve it in the last game of the match slated on Tuesday given that the Carlsen will play with white in the penultimate game.
NDTVSports,Press Trust of India | Friday November 21, 2014
Viswanathan Anand, playing white pieces, drew the 10th game of the World Chess Championship, as Magnus Carlsen inched closer to retaining the title.
NDTVSports | Friday November 21, 2014
Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen draw Game 10 of the World Chess Championship.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 20, 2014
Viswanathan Anand trails Magnus Carlsen by a point and despite just three games left in World Chess Championship, remains confident of coming back strong.
NDTVSports,Press Trust of India | Thursday November 20, 2014
Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen played out the shortest game of this year's World Chess Championship.
NDTVSports | Thursday November 20, 2014
Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen drew the 9th game of the World Chess Championship.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 19, 2014
With the scores favouring Magnus Carlsen 4.5-3.5 after eight games in the 12-game match, Viswanathan Anand is now under serious pressure to score at least one victory, and if that does not happen in the next two games, it might be already too late.
NDTVSports | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Magnus Carlsen slept off in the middle of a tame draw vs Viswanathan Anand on Tuesday and admitted he was not in top shape.