It was not the best of birthdays for five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand as he went down to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the third round of London Chess Classic chess tournament in London, on Monday.With this victory, the American also increased his lead over Anand to 8-2 in personal encounters apart from 13 draws in Classical games.Anand, who turned 47 on Monday, slipped back to 50 per cent score while Nakamura reached the same score with his first victory in the tournament.With ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Hou Yifan said she had been upset with the pairings throughout the tournament as she had drawn seven women players out of 10 rounds at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess tournament. IMAGE: Hou Yifan resigns after five moves during her 10th round game. Photograph courtesy: John Saunders/Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Masters Women's World chess Champion Hou Yifan of China left everyone stunned at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess tournament when she resigned in a controversial fashion after just five ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'I am going to play a lot of chess, and I am going to enjoy it as well.' Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with long-time rival Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to end the London Chess Classic with a shared third result after the end of the ninth and final round in London.The highlights of Anand's campaign were the innovative ideas he displayed, while the lone low point was the defeat against Hikaru Nakamura in the third round. Anand remains one of the biggest star in the sport if the fan following ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago London Classic: Anand beats Topalov; in joint third place Rediff.com, 2 months ago London Classic Chess: Anand draws with Aronian, slips to joint 5th place Rediff.com, 2 months ago London Chess Classic: Anand survives scare against Anish Giri Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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