Alekhine Memorial

  • 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...
  • Anand draws with Gelfand, finishes third in Alekhine chess 01-05-2013 08:43 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Anand registers an easy draw in second leg of Alekhine Memorial 29-04-2013 03:22 PM

    St. Petersburg: World Champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a good start in the second leg of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament by holding Vladimir Kramnik for an easy draw in the sixth round that concluded here on Monday. Ending the Paris leg on a high with a victory against Ding...
  • Vishwanathan Anand beats Ding Liren, jumps to sixth spot 26-04-2013 04:08 PM

    Paris: World champion Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defenses of Chinese champion Ding Liren and jumped to sixth spot after the end of the fifth round of the Alekhine memorial chess tournament here at the Louvre. Ending the first leg of the tournament on a high, Anand proved too good...
  • Vishwanathan Anand scores third draw in Alekhine Memorial 25-04-2013 07:59 PM

    Paris: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with joint-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in the fourth round of Alekhine Memorial chess tournament. It turned out to be an easy affair for Anand as he went for an age-old variation in the Semi...
  • Anand held by Vituigov at Alekhine Memorial 2nd round 23-04-2013 11:22 AM

    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...
  • Viswanathan Anand shocked by Adams in Alekhine memorial 22-04-2013 01:12 PM

    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...
  • Aronian, Anand to participate in Alekhine Memorial Tournament 17-04-2013 09:13 PM

    Yerevan: Armenia's World No.2 Levon Aronian and World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand will take part in the Alexander Alekhine Memorial Tournament to be held jointly in Paris and St. Petersburg, Chess Federation of Armenia said Wednesday. The tournament will take place from April 21 to May 1. The elite of...