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Carlsen first, Anand second in London Classic

London: World Champion Indian Viswanathan Anand drew against Russian Vladimir Kramnik to finish joint second with Luke Mcshane of England at the 2010 London Chess Classic at Olympia here.Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen of Norway clinched the first place with a crushing victory against Nigel Short of England on Wednesday.The final round victory by the Norwegian ensured [...]

By |December 16th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Carlsen first, Anand second in London Classic

Anand draws with Adams, remains in joint lead

LONDON: World Champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Michael Adams of England in the sixth and penultimate round but the Indian ace continued to hold joint lead at the London Chess Classic. Anand remained in the lead after Russian Vladimir Kramnik failed to bring home full points from a winning position against [...]

By |December 15th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand draws with Adams, remains in joint lead

Anand in joint lead

Viswanathan Anand beat veteran Nigel Short to claim to share top spot with Luke McShane of England after Round Four of London Chess Classic on Sunday night.Anand, who was playing on his birthday, celebrated it in style notching up his second win of the tournament along with two draws.Englishman McShane had to dig deep against [...]

By |December 13th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand in joint lead