Final Chess Masters

  • Anand signs off with a draw; finishes fifth October 14, 2012

    Bilbao: World champion Viswanathan Anand could not fetch a win till the very end as he settled for a draw with Russian Sergey Karjakin in the 10th and final round of fifth Final Chess Masters to finish a lowly fifth here. Having lost to Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the penultimate...
  • Anand shocked by Carlsen in Final Masters October 13, 2012

    Bilbao: It went from bad to worse for world Champion Viswanathan Anand as he suffered a shocking loss at the hands of Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the ninth and penultimate round of fifth Final Chess Masters here. Having drawn the first eight games in the tournament, Anand was expected to hold...
  • Chess: Seventh draw for Anand in Final Masters October 10, 2012

    Bilbao (Spain): World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his seventh draw in as many games, signing peace with world number two Levon Aronian of Armenia in the seventh round of the fifth Final Chess Masters. With his seventh draw, nothing changed for Anand as he remained clear fourth in the six-player...
  • Anand held by leader Caruana in Chess Masters September 27, 2012

    Sao Paulo: World Champion Viswanathan Anand could not break the ice for the third day running and drew with Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the third round of fifth Final Chess Masters here. Anand, in fact, had to defend for a long time against the youngest participant here and it...