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Anand to face Nakamura in Tata chess tourney

WIJK AAN ZEE(THE NETHERLANDS): World Champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the ninth round of the 'A' group of 73rd Tata Steel Chess tournament. After the first eight rounds of the category-20 super tournament, both Anand and Nakamura share the lead on 5.5 points, a half point ahead of [...]

By |January 25th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Anand to face Nakamura in Tata chess tourney

Anand draws with Kramnik

World champion Viswanathan Anand drew with arch-rival Russia's Vladimir Kramnik in just 23 moves in the second round of the Tata Steel chess tournament at Wijk aan Zee, near Amsterdam, on Sunday. Anand, a five-time champion who defeated the 2001 World champion Ruslan Ponomariov in 38 moves on Saturday for a winning start, shared the [...]

By |January 16th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Anand draws with Kramnik

Anand leads despite draw

Viswanathan Anand had to settle for a draw with Michael Adams in the sixth round of London Chess Classic but continues to hold joint lead with a round to go.Russia's Vladimir Kramnik had a chance to surge ahead as sole leader after getting himself into a winning position against Magnus Carlsen of Norway but could [...]

By |December 18th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand leads despite draw