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Viswanathan Anand in do-or-die battle against Magnus Carlsen

Team Anand, it seems, had been expecting a recurrence if the speed at which Anand executed his first few moves was any indication.

World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen closes in on title after yet another draw against Viswanathan Anand

With 7th draw in 10 games, Carlsen leads 5.5-4.5 and is now 1 point away from retaining the crown.


Time running out for Viswanathan Anand after third straight draw against Magnus Carlsen in World Chess Championship

The shortest game of the match thus far was over in just over an hour, lasting a mere 20 moves.

‘Anand wants to have people around him,a bit like family members’

Eric Van Reem is a former chess player,an ‘airliner’ with Lufthansa.

Magnus Carlsen's India visit makes headlines in Norway

The 22-year-old Carlsen is arguably Norway's greatest ever sportsman.

Exclusive: 'Carlsen has shown himself to be a resourceful and dangerous opponent'

Anand speaks about his busy year so far,his crushing loss against Carlsen and more...


A challenging contest,finally

The Candidates event to determine Anand's challenger for the world title gets underway in London on Friday,making a return to the tournament format after more than half a century