Tata Steel Chess 2013

  • Anand shocked by Wang Hao, finishes joint third January 28, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shocking last-round defeat against Wang Hao of China and had to be content with a joint third finish at the 75th Tata Steel Chess tournament here. Having done decently so far, Anand ran out of steam in the last round and...
  • Anand beats L'Ami but Carlsen takes unbeatable lead January 27, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand fought back from an inferior position to beat Erwin L'Ami of Holland to be joint second at the 75th Tata Steel chess tournament with one round to spare here at the De Moriaan. With his fourth victory coming in the penultimate round, Anand...
  • 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...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Leko in ninth round January 22, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with Grandmaster Peter Leko of Hungary in the ninth round of Tata Steel Chess tournament, here Tuesday. Playing the black side of a Sicilian Najdorf, the Indian ace had little difficulty in maintaining the balance in an age-old variation...
  • Viswanathan Anand held by Sokolov, slips to second spot January 21, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand slipped to the second position after he was held to an easy draw by tail-ender Ivan Sokolov of Holland in the eighth round of 75th Tata Steel Chess tournament here. After eight rounds, Anand is at second spot on 5.5 points. Magnus Carlsen...