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Friday, March 28, 2014 22:17
GM Viswanathan Anand held a worse ending against GM Sergey Karjakin in round 13 of the FIDE Candidates' Tournament, clinching first place with a round to spare. He is the only player with a plus score. Second-place GM Levon Aronian lost against the Trompowsky to bottom-seed GM Dmitry Andreikin, meaning no one is within a margin to overtake Anand....
Some interviews with top players
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Friday, December 02, 2011 17:09
In the short period between the Tal Memorial and the London Chess Classic (which starts tomorrow), a few interviews with some of the world's best players have been published. In this post we share the most interesting ones with you. In today's The Guardian, Sean Ingle interviewed Vishy Anand for the Small Talk series. The World Champion shared...
A new interactive series online, with the World Champion
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Friday, November 18, 2011 21:43
Recently World Champion Vishy Anand started a new series for the website First Post. It will have him explaining his game and posing a puzzle to the readers. The series aims to be interactive, fun and bring out the twin aspects of chess, emotion and calculation. Today we received the following press release. You can participate yourself too, via...
Tal Memorial, strongest tournament of 2011, starts today - full pairings
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:33
Today the strongest tournament of 2011 and highest rated 10-player round robin tournament in chess history starts: the Tal Memoral, in Moscow, Russia. The players' field with Magnus Carlsen (2823, Norway), Vishy Anand (2817, India), Levon Aronian (2802, Armenia), Vladimir Kramnik (2800, Russia), Vassily Ivanchuk (2775, Ukraine), Sergey Karjakin (...