TATA STEEL CHESS

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

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shocking lastround 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...
  • Anand to meet Yifan in 11th round of Tata Steel chess January 25, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: Desperately in need of some big wins, world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on former women's world champion Yifan Hou of China in the 11th round of 75th Tata Steel Chess tournament here. With 6.5 points from 10 games thus far, Anand has a tall task on hand...
  • 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 ageold 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 tailender 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...
  • Anand outsmarts Van Wely; leads with Carlsen January 20, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand outsmarted Loek Van Wely of Holland to come back in joint lead after the seventh round of the 75th Tata Steel Chess tournament here. After two draws against Magnus Carlsen of Norway and compatriot P Harikrishna post the first rest day, Anand broke through...
  • Anand held by Harikrishna; Carlsen leads January 19, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands): World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with compatriot P Harikrishna and slipped to second spot at the end of the sixth round of Tata Steel Chess tournament here on Saturday. World number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway shot in to sole lead after...
  • Harikrishna tames Van Wely as Anand draws January 18, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway, while P Harikrishna scored a smashing victory over Loek van Wely of Holland in the fifth round of the Tata Steel chess tournament here. After a hurricane effort that gave him...
  • Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen after rest day January 17, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands): Back with a bang, world champion Viswanathan Anand will be up against world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in a muchawaited fifthround clash of the Tata Steel Chess tournament here. After enduring some indifferent form and results in the second half of 2012, Anand...
  • Anand beats Aronian to move into Tata chess jointlead January 16, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee, the Netherlands: World Champion Viswanathan Anand scored an emphatic victory over world number two Levon Aronian of Armenia to jump to joint lead with two others after the fourth round of the Tata Steel chess tournament, here. Having gone through a rough patch in the past seven months...
  • Anand starts with a draw; Harikrishna wins January 13, 2013

    Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands): World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Hikaru Nakamura of United States while debutant P Harikrishna beat local player Anish Giri in the first round of the A group of Tata Steel Chess tournament that got underway here. Nakamura went for a surprise...
  • Harikrishna stretches lead in Tata Chess January 25, 2012

    Wijk Aan Zee (Netherlands): Asian champion P Harikrishna put up another sterling show to beat Illya Nyzhnyk of Ukraine and stretch his lead to a full point after the end of the ninth round of the 'B' group of Tata Steel Chess Tournament here. Taking his tally to an impressive seven...
  • Anand finishes second in Tata Chess January 31, 2011

    Wijk Aan Zee: Five times winner Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a second place finish following a draw with Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia in the 13th and final round of 73rd Tata Steel Chess tournament here. The World Champion could draw a big consolation from the fact that he...
  • Anand slips to second spot in Tata Chess January 23, 2011

    Wijk Aan Zee: World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against World number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the seventh round of the 'A' group of 73rd Tata Steel Chess tournament. With an easy outing that many pundits did not expect, Anand took his tally...
  • Anand held by archrival Kramnik January 17, 2011

    Wijk Aan Zee, The Netherlands: World Champion Viswanathan Anand was easily held to a draw by archrival Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the second round of the group 'A' of the ongoing 73rd Tata Steel chess tournament here. After a fine win over Ruslan Ponomariov with...
  • Anand in a tough field in Tata Steel Chess January 14, 2011

    Wijk Aan Zee: World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India is all set to take on a tough starstudded field in the 73rd edition of Tata Steel chess tournament that gets underway here. World number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway starts as the top seed in a field that boasts of a...