Karjakin Emerges as the Brand New World Championship Challenger for Magnus Carlsen

 March 30, 2016   R K Gupta

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Even before he played the 14th round with Russia’s Peter Svidler, Anand knew the stakes. His 2016 Candidates campaign had ended and it was either the Russian Karjakin or USA’s Fabiano Caruana, who would earn the right to challenge the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen in November, somewhere in New York City. But Anand was […]

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Anand’s Task at Moscow’s Candidates’ Chess Becomes Tough after His 12th Round Loss

 March 26, 2016   R K Gupta

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Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand of India slipped down the championship leaderboard after his defeat against USA’s Hikaru Nakamura on Friday. With two rounds left, the Indian ace will have to win both his matches if he has any ambition of challenging Norway’s reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen. Anand had done well in the 11th […]

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Can Vishy Anand Challenge Magnus Carlsen Yet Again by Winning 2016 Candidates Chess?

 March 5, 2016   R K Gupta

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Viswanathan Anand 46 is regarded as one of the best chess players of all time. After earning accolades as India’s first international chess grandmaster in 1988, Anand won his first FIDE World Chess Championships in 2000 at Tehran by beating Russia-born Spanish player Alexei Shirov. In 2007, Vishy Anand stamped his chess authority in being […]

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