GRENKE CHESS CLASSIC

  • Viswanathan Anand finishes seventh after defeat against Michael Adams February 10, 2015

    Baden-Baden: Viswanathan Anand's campaign ended on a sour note as he lost to English Grandmaster Michael Adams in the seventh and final round to finish seventh in the Grenke Chess Classic, here today. A victory could have propelled him to a much needed 50% score but Anand let go a drawn...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess Classic February 9, 2015

    Baden-Baden: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got some consolation after scoring a regulation victory over David Baramidze of Germany in the sixth and penultimate round of Grenke Chess Classic, here. Coming after two straight losses against nemesis Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Levon Aronian of Armenia, the victory served as a...
  • Viswanathan Anand blunders again, loses to Levon Aronian in Grenke Chess February 8, 2015

    Baden-Baden: Viswanathan Anand's woes in the Grenke Chess Classic continued as the five times world champion blundered yet again and went down to Levon Aornian of Armenia in the fifth round that concluded here. After losing from an unclear position against world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the previous round,...
  • Viswanathan Anand slips to joint third in Grenke chess February 5, 2015

    Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India played out his third draw on the trot as he signed peace with Etienne Bacrot of France in the third round of Grenke Chess Classic. After missing out on what should have been a full point in the previous round against Arkadij Naiditsch of...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Arkadij Naiditsch in Grenke chess Round 2 February 4, 2015

    Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand did not capitalise on his chances and misplayed a better endgame to settle for a draw with Arkadij Naiditsch of Germany in the second round of Grenke Chess Classic. The draw with white pieces might prove costly for Anand especially because the position was clear better....
  • Viswanathan Anand holds Fabiano Caruana in Grenke chess opener February 3, 2015

    Baden-Baden: India's Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against world number two Fabiano Caurana of Italy in the first round of Grenke Chess Classic. Playing his first tournament after London Classic that he won, five times world champion Viswanathan Anand was pleasantly surprised as Caruana went for the Italian opening...
  • Anand wins Grenke Classic after lastround triumph February 18, 2013

    Baden Baden (Germany): World champion Viswanathan Anand notched up his first title of the year when he scored an emphatic victory over German Arkadij Naiditsch to lift the Grenke Chess Classic trophy here. In what turned out to be a nailbiting finish, Anand had to wait for Fabiano Caruana to...
  • Anand jumps to joint lead in Grenke Chess Classic February 17, 2013

    BadenBaden, Germany: World champion Viswanathan Anand outplayed Daniel Fridman of Germany and jumped to joint lead after the 10th and penultimate round of Grenke Chess Classic here. Having missed out on a few promising positions, the Indian ace ensured a fine victory and took his tally to 5.5 points. Anand's path...
  • Anand held by Meier again; Caruana stretches lead February 16, 2013

    BadenBaden, Germany: World champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Georg Meier of Germany for the second time in the Grenke Chess classic now underway here. Desperately seeking victory with the white pieces, Anand yet again came close but could not continue the momentum to let his advantage...
  • Anand draws with Caruana at Grenke Chess Classic February 15, 2013

    BadenBaden: World Champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by tournament leader Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the seventh round of the Grenke Chess Classic here. Caruana, with white, could do little other than pressing Anand for a little time in the middle game and this turned out to be...
  • Anand held by Adams; joint second now February 14, 2013

    BadenBaden, Germany: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with English Grandmaster Michael Adams to be joint second after the sixth round of Grenke Chess Classic now underway here. With his fifth draw out of six games, Anand took his tally to 3.5 points out of a possible six and...
  • Anand beats Naiditsch to jump to second spot February 12, 2013

    Germany: World Champion Viswanathan Anand came up with a sterling effort to beat German Grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch in the fifth round of Grenke Chess Classic here. After misplaying some fine positions, the Indian ace was finally at his best and Naiditsch was outdone in the middle game itself. The first...
  • Viswanathan Anand plays a draw against Daniel Fridman February 11, 2013

    BadenBaden: World champion Viswanathan Anand missed out on a winning advantage and played out a draw with Daniel Fridman of Germany in the fourth round of the Grenke Chess Classic here. With his fourth draw in as many games, Anand slipped to joint third spot in the sixplayers double roundrobin...
  • Anand draws with Meier again at Grenke Chess Classic February 10, 2013

    BadenBaden: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, forced to sign peace with lowestranked Georg Meier of Germany in the third round of the Grenke Chess Classic here. Playing black for the second time in three days, Anand could do little against a rocksolid display...
  • Anand held by Caruana; slips to joint third February 9, 2013

    Germany: World champion Viswanathan Anand slipped to joint third after being held to a draw by second seed Fabiano Caruana of Italy in the second round of the Grenke Chess Classic here. With two draws from two games, the Indian took his tally to one point. His first white game...
  • Anand settles for draw in Grenke Classic opener February 8, 2013

    BadenBaden, (Germany): World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a fighting draw with Michael Adams of England in the first round of the Grenke Chess Classic that got underway here. After a last round shocking loss against Wang Hao of China at the justconcluded Tata Steel Chess tournament, Anand seemed to be...
  • Anand to meet Adams in Grenke Chess Classic opener February 7, 2013

    BadenBaden: Considered the favourite to lift the title, world champion Viswanathan Anand has been given the top billing at the Grenke Chess Classic and and will take on Michael Adams of England in the first round here. After his third place finish in the Tata Steel Chess tournament, Anand will look...