Armenia’s grandmaster Levon Aronian


 June 19, 2017   kridangan

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Armenia’s grandmaster Levon Aronian claim the Norway chess title. Aronian won the title with six points following a 59-move draw with Wesley So. In the end, only the two kings remained on the board. Norway’s Current world no.1 Magnus Carlsen is now on the edge of losing his world number 1 rank. Viswanathan Anand, who […]

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Chess India news

Anand Ends Fourth in Moscow While Harika Beats World Champion Hou Yifan at Isle of Man

 October 9, 2016   R K Gupta

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After nine rounds, India’s five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand ended at 5 points to finish at joint third with Armenia’s Levon Aronian. The two of them split the point as they played their last round against each other. But in final standings, Anand had to take the fourth place behind Aronian since the Armenian didn’t […]

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Vishy Anand Still in Fray in 2016 Tal Memorial Chess Despite Losing to Kramnik

 October 4, 2016   R K Gupta

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Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a painful loss against Russian veteran Vladimir Kramnik in Round-4 of the 10th Tal Memorial chess championship in Moscow. However, the Indian ace bounced back into the reckoning with a Round-5 win over Israel’s Boris Gelfand and followed that with a draw against Russia’s Evgeny Tomashevsky in Round-6. With […]

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Tal Memorial Chess

Tal Memorial Chess: Anand Slips to Second Place after 3rd-Round Draw with China’s Li Chao

 October 1, 2016   R K Gupta

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The 10th Tal Memorial Chess Tournament is part of a unique Chess in Museums International Project. The project finds support from the Russian Chess Federation and funds come from the charities of Elena and Gennady Timchenko. The idea of organizing chess tournaments in major museums got the boost, when the 2012 World Chess Championship took […]

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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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Vishy Anand vs magnus

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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Magnus Carlsen London Chess Classic

Anand Finishes Poorly While Carlsen Wins London Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour

 December 19, 2015   R K Gupta

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Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the 2015 London Chess Classic in a twist of fate favorable to him on the final day on December 13, 2015. It was Carlsen’s fourth LCC victory and he also finished as the winner of the inaugural Grand Chess Tour comprising of Norway Chess, Sinquefield Cup and London Chess Classic. […]

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Sinquefield Levon Aronian

Armenia’s Levon Aronian Claims the 2105 Sinquefield Chess Title Vishi Anand Finishes 8th

 September 4, 2015   R K Gupta

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After 9 rounds, Levon Aronian of Armenia finished at the top with 6 points. That gave him the sole leadership in the tournament as he emerged as the unquestioned champion. There was a possibility of the tie, while world champion Magnus Carlsen played his ninth round against Indian grandmaster and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand. […]

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Magnus Carlsen Sinquefield Chess

Anand Draws Again in Sinquefield Carlsen Loses to Grischuk Aronian Leads After Round-7

 August 31, 2015   R K Gupta

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With two rounds left in 2015 Sinquefield Chess tournament, the fifth consecutive draw for Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has only ensured that he cannot win now. By losing the first and second Rounds, Vishy Anand had weakened his position considerably and in not being able to force a single victory so far, he will continue […]

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Sinquefield Chess

Anand Draws Again But Carlsen Topples Topalov From Top Spot in Sinquefield Chess

 August 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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At the end of round five, the Sinquefiled Chess Tournament became a tight race after 10th placed Fabiano Caruna defeated round-4 leader Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria. Topalov had a dream start against Caruna but the Italian turned the tables on him to register his first win. Also with Magnus Carlsen winning one more game, Topalov […]

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