World chess championship: Marathon 7th round game ends in draw

World chess championship: Marathon 7th round game ends in draw

  Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS)¬†Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and Indian title challenger Viswanathan Anand Monday signed a peace treaty after fighting for over six hours and making 122 moves in the seventh round of the world title match held in Russia.The game was one of the longest in the history of world chess […]

Anand knows he has a point to prove

Clash of Titans

  Most people will know what Sachin Tendulkar is doing these days, not what Viswanathan Anand is doing to wrest the World Chess Championship from Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.Anand’s supporters feel he was not considered for Bharat Ratna because he is not a cricketer whereas Tendulkar is the darling of the elite as well as the […]

Viswanathan Anand approaches Sochi battle royale with positive feelings

Viswanathan Anand -magnus carlsen

New Delhi: Challenger Viswanathan Anand takes on defending champion Magnus Carlsen in the 2014 World Chess Championship in Sochi, Russia today. As the reigning world champion, Norwegian directly qualified for the World Chess Championship, while the Indian emerged as his challenger after winning the Candidates Tournament. Candidates Tournament 2014 comprised of eight players participating in […]