CHENNAI: Alexander Grischuk's short-game skills came to the fore as he clinched the World Blitz title with a brilliant spurt on the second day (8/9) in Berlin recently. The Russian won by half-a-point (15.5/21) following his victory over Boris ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand is struggling with his form as he could only finish 22nd in the World Blitz Chess championship Viswanathan Anand Former world champion Viswanathan Anand's bad form continued as he could only finish ...DNA India, 1 month ago Viswanathan Anand off-form in World Blitz too, finishes 22nd Times of India, 1 month ago Out-of-form Anand finishes 22nd at World Blitz C'ship Rediff.com, 1 month ago Anand Off-form in World Blitz Too, Finishes 22nd New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Former World champion Viswanathan Anand ended the World Rapid Championship on a positive note, scoring four points out of five games on the final day, but the Indian ace could only finish 25th in the final standings.The three-day event concluded with Magnus Carlsen retaining the title. The Norwegian was at his best and was in trouble in just one of the 15 games that he played. Tallying 11.5 points with eight wins and seven draws, Carlsen finished a point clear of Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago World Rapid Championship Chess: Anand ends on positive ... Firstpost.com, 1 month ago World Rapid Championship: Viswanathan Anand shines but misses podium Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago Viswanathan Anand ends on positive note at World Rapid Chess Championship, Magnus Carlsen bags title DNA India, 1 month ago
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand squandered away a good start and could just end Day 1 on a fifty percent score after the end of the fifth round of World rapid chess championship in Berlin. Fast improving Grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi stole the honours on the opening day of the three-day event after coming out with an inspired performance including a victory over second seed Russian Alexander Grischuk. Apart from Grischuk, Gujrathi also accounted for higher rated Grandmasters ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Viswanathan Anand (left) lost the World Championship last year to Magnus Carlsen. NDTV Berlin, Germany: Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand starts as one of the favourites but faces a tough field in the World Rapid and Blitz Chess ...NDTV, 1 month ago Viswanathan Anand eyes the world title in rapid and blitz chess The Freepress Journal, 1 month ago Anand eyes world title in rapid and blitz chess as ... Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
Highest rated Indian P Harikrishna crushed Max Illingworth of Australia to virtually book a second round berth in the World Chess Cup now underway in Baku, Azerbaijan. Grandmaster S P Sethuraman also scored an easy victory over Russian Sanan Sjugirov in the first game of the first round of this knock-out event among 128 players. Harikrishna and Sethuraman just need a draw with white pieces in the return game to meet each other in the second round of one of the toughest event, based upon the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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