SERGEY KARJAKIN

  • Viswanathan Anand wins Candidates, can challenge world champion Magnus Carlsen now March 29, 2014

    Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand won the 2014 FIDE Candidates Chess tournament after settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the 13th and penultimate round on Saturday. Anand has an unassailable 1.5 point lead with one more round to play in the tournament. It was a marathon against...
  • Anand to meet Karjakin in the penultimate round March 28, 2014

    Khanty Mansiysk: As he approaches the big game against Russia's Sergey Karjakin, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand would aim to carry forward his good from into the crucial 13th and penultimate round of the Candidates Chess tournament on Saturday. The oldest competitor in the fray, Anand has thus far outlasted everyone...
  • Sasikiran ousted from World Cup, Adhiban to face Nakamura August 17, 2013

    Tromso, (Norway): Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran made his exit from the World Chess Cup, losing to Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the rapid tiebreak games of the second round that concluded here. The highest rated Indian in the fray got into some problems in late stages of the middle game and lost...
  • Sasikiran holds Karjakin in Chess World Cup August 15, 2013

    Tromso, Norway: Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran kept himself in the hunt by holding Sergey Karjakin of Russia to a draw in the first game of the second round of World Chess Cup here. After beating Romanian Constantin Lupulescu in the tiebreak games, Sasikiran took it easy in the first encounter of the...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws again, Carlsen ahead January 24, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand could not breach the solid defenses of Sergey Karjakin of Russia and played out a draw while world number one Magnus Carlsen continued with his winning streak in the 75th Tata Steel chess tournament here. In the tenth round, the Indian ace's efforts proved...