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White Sabbath for Viswanthan Anand

Win over Topalov, coupled with losses to closest competitors Aronian and Kramnik, gives Anand 1-pt lead.

Anand plateaus, others peak

After draw in second round of Candidates, former world champion joined in lead by Svidler and Kramnik


Paranoia before the games: Team Carlsen sweep hotel for bugs

It is difficult being Carlsen in Chennai,at least until the games start.

Anand loses to Hao,finishes tied fourth

Sergey Karjakin,who was in the lead right through the course of Norway Chess 2013,went on to win the title after a last round draw with Veselin Topalov.

Viswanathan Anand lands Hammer blow,keeps title hopes flickering in Norway Chess 2013

In a wild game which offered both sides chances for the win,Viswanathan Anand prevailed over bottom placed Ludvig Hammer in the penultimate round of Norway Chess 2013.

Viswanathan Anand beats former World Champion Veselin Topalov

Anand beats former world champ in third round to move into joint-second place at Norway Chess.


Viswanathan Anand,Magnus Carlsen play out engaging draw

One of the most anticipated games of recent times ended in a draw.

From Russia,with love: Kasparov offers Carlsen help vs Anand

Regarded by many as the greatest chess player of all time,Kasparov turned 50 on Saturday and was in Oslo,Norway,to lecture on Russian politics and celebrate his birthday.

All square: Be it home or away

A study indicates that home teams tend to win more than their fair share of games,across sports

Anand beats Topalov for a winning start

World Champion Viswanathan Anand defeated challenger Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria 1.5-0.5 in the first round of the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament.