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Anand back in lead at Tata Chess

CHENNAI: It's too early to say whether Magnus Carlsen of Norway has done a favour to World champion Viswanathan Anand by beating sole leader Hikaru Nakamura of US in the eight round. At the halfway stage, Anand is back in the lead having caught up with Nakamura on 5.5 points but the danger signal is [...]

By |January 24th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Anand back in lead at Tata Chess

Anand draws with Carlsen; slips to second spot

World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against World number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the seventh round of the 'A' group of 73rd Tata Steel Chess tournament. With an easy outing that many pundits did not expect, Anand took his tally to five points out of a possible seven [...]

By |January 23rd, 2011|news|Comments Off on Anand draws with Carlsen; slips to second spot