Archive for Viswanathan Anand

Tata R7: Anand beats Van Wely, joins Carlsen in the lead
Saturday, January 19, 2013 19:34
Vishy Anand joined Magnus Carlsen in the lead in the 7th round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee. On Saturday the World Champion defeated Loek van Wely, who is playing a completely different tournament with the white and the black pieces so far. Hikaru Nakamura won against Wang Hao with Black and the other games in the A group ended in...
Viswanathan Anand played one of his best games ever
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 19:39
After four rounds the A group of the Tata Steel tournament has three leaders: Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin. The World Champion won a magnificent game with Black against Levon Aronian; the Norwegian defeated Pentala Harikrishna from a... Ponziani Opening! Loek van Wely, Wang Hao and Fabiano Caruana also scored full points on a...
World Champion Vishy Anand is on the participants list in Baden-Baden
Friday, January 04, 2013 19:19
Baden-Baden will host a strong, 6-player double round robin with Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Michael Adams, Arkadij Naiditsch, Daniel Fridman and Georg Meier. It's the first edition of a new supertournament sponsored by GrenkeLeasing, who also support the many times champion of the Bundesliga, OSG Baden-Baden. World Champion Vishy Anand is on...
The Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:56
The World Champion Viswanathan Anand, his most recent challenger Boris Gelfand, former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and rising star Fabiano Caruana will be competing in the second Zurich Chess Challenge. From 23 February to 1 March 2013 they will face each other in a double round-robin tournament at the Savoy Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. In...
Pupils from the Liverpool’s Sacred Heart Primary School
Thursday, November 08, 2012 14:16
Like last year, the drawing of lots for the London Chess Classic has been performed in advance and the full pairings are now available. This year, instead of involving the players themselves in the draw at the opening ceremony, the honour of conducting the draw was bestowed upon Liverpool’s Sacred Heart Primary School as a reward for the boom in...
Leontxo Garcia, Iñaki Azkuna, Viswanathan Anand
Sunday, October 07, 2012 13:32
Tomorrow the 6th round of the Masters Final will be played in Bilbao, Spain. It is the first of five rounds that form the second half of the tournament, and Fabiano Caruana (Italy) is defending a four-point lead. The first half took place September 25-29 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Journalist/commentator Leontxo Garcia, Bilbao mayor Iñaki Azkuna and...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 8:45
The fifth Grand Slam Masters Final started with a bang. In Sao Paulo, Brazil world's number one Magnus Carlsen immediately suffered a loss against Fabiano Caruana. Levon Aronian won against Sergey Karjakin while Vishy Anand and Paco Vallejo drew their first game. Caruana beats Carlsen in round 1 | Photos by Albert Silver courtesy of the official...
The players during the opening ceremony
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Monday, September 24, 2012 13:23
Today the fifth Grand Slam Masters Final starts in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The first round, scheduled for 15:00 local time (20:00 CET) has the following pairings: Anand-Vallejo, Aronian-Karjakin and Caruana-Carlsen. The players during the opening ceremony on Sunday | All photos courtesy of the official website Event 5th Grand Slam Masters Final Dates...
Grand Slam Masters Final logo
Thursday, September 13, 2012 16:37
This week the organizers of the Grand Slam Masters Final, which will be held September 24th-October 13th in Sao Paulo and Bilbao, confirmed that the participants will be Vishy Anand, Levon Aronian, Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Sergey Karjakin and Francisco Vallejo Pons. In a press release sent on Tuesday, September 11th the organizers finally...
Vishy Anand teaching chess in L.A.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 22:47
While the crème de la crème of the chess world has gathered in Istanbul, two top players are missing: Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand. After last week's pictorial report about Carlsen's visit to New York, we have now also received a small report about Anand visiting Los Angeles. Like Carlsen, the Indian was involved in teaching. Ankit Gupta,...

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