Press Trust of India | Friday June 20, 2014
The game with Carlsen, who won Gold despite the defeat, was the talking point for thousands of chess buffs on the social media as Anand is set for a re-match with Carlsen in November to determine the next world champion.
Press Trust of India | Friday June 20, 2014
Magnus Carlsen became the world champion last November by defeating Viswanathan Anand in Chennai. However, the Indian veteran earned a rematch by winning the Candidates Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 31, 2014
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand registered three victories in 14 games without a defeat en route his Candidates victory to earn a rematch against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Viswanathan Anand said delay in addressing his errors cost him the World title to Magnus Carlsen, and it was his decision to stay away from chess, which helped him to recover emotionally and bounce back with a bang.
NDTVSports | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand said he suffered from 'withdrawal symptom' after losing his crown to Magnus Carlsen last year. He tells NDTV how his son helped him recover from depressing moments.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Viswanathan Anand lost to Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship. By winning the Candidates tournament this year, he gets another shot at Carlsen.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
Having won one of the strongest tournaments of recent times with one round to spare, Viswanathan Anand just didn't want anything to go wrong and went for the draw with white pieces that was for the taking. The Indian ace thus officially earned the ri...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 29, 2014
The win gives Viswanathan Anand a shot at the World Chess Championship against Magnus Carlsen.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 24, 2014
Leading by a full point with five rounds still to come in the Candidates chess, Viswanathan Anand's lead is effectively 1.5 points if one considers the tiebreak according to which the individual encounter comes on top.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
The hard-earned victory proved crucial for five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand as he took his tally to six points out of a possible nine. The Candidates Chess tournament will select the challenger for the World Chess title later this year, who...
Press Trust of India | Friday March 21, 2014
Viswanathan Anand conceded that he was not at his best on Friday. The Candidates Chess tournament will select the challenger for the World title later his year who will play Norway's Magnus Carlsen.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 20, 2014
Viswanathan Anand enters the next phase of the tournament with almost everyone except the lowest seed Dmitry Andreikin of Russia in the race for the challenger of the next world championship match against Magnus Carlsen to be played later this yea...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 19, 2014
The Candidates Chess tournament will select the challenger to Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next World championship match later this year.
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
Not many experts had given Viswanathan Anand a chance coming in to candidates after he lost the world championship match against Magnus Carlsen of Norway in November last year.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
The eight-player super tournament will decide the next challenger for world champion Magnus Carlsen later in the year. The event will be played under classical time control with 120 minutes for the first 40 moves and 60 minutes for the next 20.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Out of the eight top athletes that will fight to determine next challenger for world champion Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand is seeded fourth in the tournament.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 5, 2014
In the six-player event, Viswanathan Anand could only score five points out of a possible 10 overall.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 4, 2014
India's Viswanathan Anand and Hikaru Nakamura of the United States share the fourth spot on four points each at the end of the classical section and will not look to finish in the top bracket after the rapid games.
Press Trust of India | Saturday February 1, 2014
World champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, who beat Viswanathan Anand in the World Championship in Chennai last year, played out a draw with Levon Aronian while Fabiano Caruana of Italy hung on to get his draw with Boris Gelfand of Israel in the othe...
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 30, 2014
Viswanathan Anand had to bear the brunt of losing to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen once again, the chess player who had beaten him in the last World championship match at Chennai.