Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament

  • Anand finishes third in Russia after draw with Gelfand 02-05-2013 09:54 AM

    St. Petersburg: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Boris Gelfand of Israel in the ninth and final round to finish third in the Alekhine Memorial chess tournament here. Playing the black side of a Semi-Slav, Anand got nothing to push for, even as Gelfand played quite solidly...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Peter Svidler; joint second now 01-05-2013 10:24 AM

    St. Petersburg (Russia): World champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Russian Peter Svidler but rose up to the joint second spot after the eighth and penultimate round of Alekhine Memorial Chess tournament here. On what turned out to be an off-day in office after a couple of...
  • Anand outclasses Fressinet in round seven of Alekhine Memorial 30-04-2013 02:54 PM

    St. Petersburg: Peaking at the right time, world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a facile victory against Laurent Fressinet of France to end up at a joint third spot after the seventh round of the Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament on Tuesday. The victory helped Anand take his tally to four points...