LONDON CLASSIC

  • Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to win London Classic 1 week ago

    London: Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round on Monday. Having drawn the first four games of the six-player round-robin tournament, Anand had to win to stay in contention for a podium finish and...
  • Anand draws with Nakamura in London Chess Classic December 10, 2012

    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 nervewracking game in which...
  • Anand to meet Jones in round five of London Classic December 6, 2012

    London: World Champion Viswanathan Anand will be keen to notch up his first victory in the London Chess Classic when he takes on lowestrated 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 December 1, 2012

    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 for...
  • Chess: Anand finishes joint fifth in London December 13, 2011

    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 for...
  • Carlsen first, Anand second in London Classic December 16, 2010

    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 final round...