Alekhine Memorial Chess

  • 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 Semi-Slav, Anand got nothing to push for, even as Gelfand played quite solidly for...
  • Anand draws with Gelfand, finishes third in Alekhine chess May 1, 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 Semi-Slav, Anand got nothing to push for as Gelfand played solidly for one of...
  • 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 off-day 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...
  • Anand held by Vituigov at Alekhine Memorial 2nd round April 23, 2013

    Paris: Victory eluded world champion Viswanathan Anand for the second successive day as he played out a draw with Russian Nikita Vituigov in the second round of the Alekhine Memorial Chess tournament here at the Louvre. After a shocking loss at the hands of English Michael Adams, Anand recovered a bit...
  • Viswanathan Anand shocked by Adams in Alekhine memorial April 22, 2013

    Paris: World champion Viswanathan Anand made a disappointing start as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Englishman Michael Adams in the first round of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament here at the Louvre. On what turned out to be a day of big upsets, Chinese champion Ding Liren caused...