Final Masters

  • Anand beats Vallejo to finish fifth in Bilbao 12-10-2011 08:16 AM

    Bilbao: World Champion Viswanthan Anand recovered a little to beat Francisco Vallejo Pons of Ukraine in the tenth and final round of 4th Final Masters and had to be content with a fifth place finish in the six-player double round-robin that concluded here. Languishing at the last place at the...
  • Anand fourth in Final Masters after Ivanchuk draw 09-10-2011 12:21 PM

    Bilbao: World Champion Viswanathan Anand played his fourth draw on the trot, sharing the point with tournament leader Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine to slip to the fourth spot after the eighth round of the fourth Final Masters chess tournament. The draw as black came easy in the return game and...
  • Anand held by Nakamura in Bilbao 08-10-2011 10:27 AM

    Bilbao: Victory eluded Viswanathan Anand yet again and the world champion was held to a draw by Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the seventh round to remain joint second in the fourth Final Masters' second leg here. After his fifth draw, a sole victory and a loss, Anand remained...
  • Anand held by Aronian in Bilbao Masters 02-10-2011 03:23 PM

    Sao Paulo: World Champion Viswanathan Anand has slipped to joint third spot after he was held to a draw by Levon Aronian of Armenia at the half way stage of the fourth Bilbao Final Masters here. Anand's third white in the tournament went in vain for the third time on...
  • Ivanchuk shocks Anand in Bilbao Final Masters 29-09-2011 01:01 PM

    Sao Paulo: World Champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a rare loss, going down to Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine in the third round of the fourth Bilbao Final Masters here. After two fighting draws, Anand did not achieve much in the opening as white, and once his position worsened Ivanchuk played in...
  • Anand to meet Carlsen in Final Masters opener 26-09-2011 02:34 PM

    Sao Paulo (Brazil): It will be a clash of the titans as world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of the Bilbao Final Masters chess tournament in Brazil. The concluding event of the Grand Slam will be played in...