July 21, 2022 3:25 pm
Lack of competition and the monotony of focusing on challenger are the reasons the world champion wasn't keen on defending title.
June 28, 2022 8:02 am
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on keeping it together as a chess player despite wanting to throw keys and pens around after a bad day’s play, chess shrugging out of its Cold War grab and how he quietly hit back at Anatoly Karpov’s casual snide of the Indian being too nice to win — by winning. A lot. This session was moderated by Senior Editor NIHAL KOSHIE
November 27, 2021 2:04 pm
World Champion countered Nepo with Morphy Defence, employing the Anti-Marshall variation.
September 29, 2021 11:57 am
India, which has qualified for the quarterfinals, will face France in the fifth and final preliminary match later on Wednesday.
November 29, 2018 8:10 am
Magnus Carlsen, who collected a winner's prize of 550,000 euros ($626,065), and his bespectacled opponent had drawn 12 out of 12 classical games through November.
November 23, 2014 1:21 pm
It's advantage Carlsen, but there have been instances when C'ship matches have been decided in the last game.
November 22, 2014 4:06 pm
With 7th draw in 10 games, Carlsen leads 5.5-4.5 and is now 1 point away from retaining the crown.
November 21, 2014 11:17 am
The shortest game of the match thus far was over in just over an hour, lasting a mere 20 moves.
November 19, 2014 1:35 pm
For Anand, he needs to find that last ounce of inspiration and innovation if he is to reclaim his crown.
November 18, 2014 10:43 am
Carlsen surged ahead in the match for 2nd time and now leads by 3.5-2.5 at exactly the half way stage.