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Harikrishna finishes seventh, Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So emerge joint winners

September 20, 2020 12:32 pm

Harikrishna, the India No. 2, who had pulled off an upset win over Carlsen in Blitz-1, could not reproduce the good form and went down in the sixth round of Blitz-2 in a 47-move encounter.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen in Legends of Chess tourney

July 23, 2020 12:53 pm

The former world champion had kept the Norwegian ace in check in three games of the best-of-four contest before slipping 1.5-2.5 by in the final game late on Wednesday.

Battle of 64 squares spills onto 280 characters: Carlsen vs Giri

June 29, 2020 10:04 am

World chess champion Carlsen and Dutchman Giri play out their animosity on Twitter.

A meteor called Ding

May 14, 2020 11:47 pm

If he manages to dethrone Carlsen, China’s emergence in the game it had once banned would be complete.

Magnus Carlsen makes a splash in Fantasy Premier League

December 17, 2019 5:59 pm

Magnus Carlsen stands third on the Premier League's official fantasy football competition (FPL), only being knocked off top spot on Monday after Crystal Palace's 1-1 draw against Brighton and Hove Albion.

Magnus Carlsen: When I’m at my best, I’m a little bit better than others

August 10, 2020 12:58 am

Magnus Carlsen finished the tournament with a whopping 27 points and broke his own record in the Grand Chess tour, bettering his 26.5 points scored at Abidjan, Ivory Coast earlier this year.

Magnus Carlsen wins Chess India Rapid and Blitz, Vishwanathan Anand succumbs

August 10, 2020 12:58 am

While Magnus Carlsen regained top spot in Rapid Chess, Vishwanathan Anand finished with a disappointing seventh, making him miss the qualification berth for the upcoming Grand Chess Tour finals.

Viswanathan Anand has another decent day, Magnus Carlsen set to win Grand Chess Tour final leg

November 26, 2019 10:07 am

Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen continued his dominating run as he took his lead to an almost unassailable five points. The Norwegian is virtually assured of the title despite a whole day and many games to come.

Grand Chess Tour 2019: Magnus Carlsen defeats Viswanathan Anand in round 7

November 24, 2019 11:14 pm

Viswanathan Anand’s 19th move with Rook to e8 was a blunder that allowed Magnus Carlsen to grab the initiative.

Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand ring Eden Gardens bell on Day 2 of Day/Night Test

November 23, 2019 1:50 pm

Chess stars Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand rang the Eden Gardens bell on Day 2 of Day/Night Test.