New Delhi: The twentieth edition of FIFA World Cup 2014 drew to close on Sunday, with three-time winners Germany winning their fourth after a gap of 24 years. For 32 days, 32 teams slogged it out in game's spiritual home for ultimate soccer ... Daily Bhaskar, 1 week ago
DUBAI: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand kept himself in contention by notching up 3.5 points on the penultimate day of the World Rapid Chess Championship here. With seven points from 10 games, Anand stands joint third in the strongest ...Times of India, 1 month ago Vishy 'The Lightning Kid' Anand wants his Rapid kingdom back again First Post.com, 1 month ago
India's Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a joint fifth finish even as reigning World champion Magnus Carlsen scripted history by winning the World Blitz Championship that concluded in Dubai, on Saturday. Anand, starting the day on 7.5 points from the first 11 games, scored another six points out of last 10 to end on 13.5 points in all which was good enough for the joint fifth place. the five-time world champion finished seventh overall when the tie was resolved. After winning the world ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Prev By MiDDAY Correspondent | Posted 34 minutes ago A shocking piece of sporting apathy was reported in these columns earlier this week when an international level — Mumbai Mayor Cup chess tournament — was organised in the most ...Mid Day, 1 month ago
Magnus Carlsen loves football. He kicked off a Real Madrid-Real Valladolid match on his 23rd birthday last November in a Real Madrid T-shirt, which he also wore to the Champions League final between Real and Atletico Madrid. Vishy Anand, who he beat ...Hindu Business Line, 2 weeks ago
By | Sportskeeda Much has been said and written about the sway cricket has over the Indian psyche, how cricket has grown to marginalise every other sport in this great nation. Hockey has been losing it's prominence, athletics never had any real ...Yahoo! India, 2 weeks ago
Many past and present chess champions were attracted to America, mostly to New York. William Steinitz won the first official world championship match in 1886 in the United States and spent his last days there. The world champions Emanuel Lasker and ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
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