London Classic

  • Anand draws with Nakamura in London Chess Classic 10-12-2012 07:52 PM

    London: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an exciting draw with Hikaru Nakamura of the United States in the eighth and penultimate round of the London Chess Classic, here on Monday. After a steady draw with Judit Polgar of Hungary in the previous round, it was a nerve-wracking game in...
  • Anand to meet Jones in round five of London Classic 06-12-2012 06:18 PM

    London: World Champion Viswanathan Anand will be keen to notch up his first victory in the London Chess Classic when he takes on lowest-rated Gawain Jones of England in the fifth round at the Olympia here. A lucky escape after a blunder against Luke McShane of England, a missed opportunity...
  • Anand gets favourable draw in London Classic 01-12-2012 05:33 PM

    London: World champion Viswanathan Anand got a favourable draw as he will start his campaign at the London Classic from round two on Sunday and will be seen assisting in daily commentary in the opening round of the event at the Olympia here. It will be a test of time...
  • Chess: Anand finishes joint fifth in London 13-12-2011 10:47 PM

    London: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against Luke McShane of England to finish joint fifth in the overall standings of the London Classic here. After Bilbao final masters and Tal Memorial, it turned out to be another mediocre result for Anand who is training his sights...
  • Carlsen first, Anand second in London Classic 16-12-2010 08:10 PM

    London: World Champion Indian Viswanathan Anand drew against Russian Vladimir Kramnik to finish joint second with Luke Mcshane of England at the 2010 London Chess Classic at Olympia here. Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen of Norway clinched the first place with a crushing victory against Nigel Short of England on Wednesday. The...