ALEKHINE MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNAMENT

  • Anand finishes third in Russia after draw with Gelfand May 2, 2013

    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 SemiSlav, Anand got nothing to push for, even as Gelfand played quite solidly for...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Peter Svidler; joint second now May 1, 2013

    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 offday in office after a couple of...
  • Anand outclasses Fressinet in round seven of Alekhine Memorial April 30, 2013

    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 out...