The 45-year-old has said that 2014 was a wonderful year for him and that he would give himself 8 out of 10 for his performances. In a freewheeling chat with Mihir Vasavda, Viswanathan Anand breaks stereotypes & myths associated with chess players. ... Indian Express, 1 week ago
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PUNE: Viswanathan Anand is not fond of soccer-like scoring system despite winning the London chess classic in that format last week. "I feel it is better to have half a point for a hard-fought draw than having three points for a lucky win," said the ...Times of India, 1 month ago
Vishy Anand could be the Phoenix of Chess. Many times down, but never out. Again and again he rises up to snatch another tournament triumph, another world championship. Last year Anand lost the world title to Magnus Carlsen, but came back this ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Last Sunday, Carlsen successfully defended his title against Anand, winning a €1m match in Sochi 6.5-4.5. The "old guard" (Anand, Kramnik and Gelfand ) now have little hope of beating him, but the new generation of players - Caruana (22), Giri (20) and Ra
Last Sunday, Carlsen successfully defended his title against Anand, winning a €1m match in Sochi 6.5-4.5. The "old guard" (Anand, Kramnik and Gelfand ) now have little hope of beating him, but the new generation of players - Caruana (22), Giri ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago
PUNE: Four games to go and Viswanathan Anand needs at least a win without any defeat to keep his mission to regain the World chess title alive. Of course, three more wins and a defeat; or two wins without defeat will give Anand a clear victory ...Times of India, 2 months ago
Standings after Round 8 of 13 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2862, 6.0/8 2-4. Wesley So USA 2762, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2757, Ding Liren CHN, 5.5/8 5. Vassily Ivanchuk UKR 2715, 5.0/8 6-7. Teimour Radjabov AZE 2734, Fabiano Caruana ITA 2820, 4.5/8 ...Business World, 1 week ago
Final Standings 1. Alexander Grischuk RUS 2795, 5.5/7 2. Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2760, 4.5/7 3-4. Levon Aronian ARM 2797, Boris Gelfand ISR 2759, 4.0/7 5. Ding Liren CHN 2730, 3.5/7 6. Peter Leko HUN 2731, 2.5/7 7-8. Alexander Morozevich RUS ...Business World, 1 month ago The Grischuk Show Business World, 1 month ago
Just as in politics, the pundits can barely wait until the votes are counted in one election before they start speculating on who might be the front-runners for the next cycle. Magnus Carlsen of Norway has barely had time to savor his unexpectedly ...Washington Times, 1 month ago
The world chess champion Magnus Carlsen turned 24 last Sunday and had many reasons to celebrate: it was the most fruitful year of his young chess career. For nearly four years he has dominated the FIDE rating list as the world's top-rated player. He ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago Chess (#1123) Business Standard India, 2 months ago GAME 7: Was it Korchnoi vs Karpov? Not quite Times of India, 2 months ago
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