Vladimir Kramnik

  • How dinner with Kramnik inspired Anand to chase the world title again 03-04-2014 12:32 PM

    Viswanathan Anand may not have even played the Candidates Tournament, let alone win it and now stand at Magnus Carlsen's doorstep to challenge him for the world title the Indian wizard lost to the Norwegian around six months back. Anand has admitted that he was in two minds over his...
  • Viswanathan Anand inches closer to title after draw with Kramnik 26-03-2014 08:23 PM

    Khanty Mansiysk: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand inched closer to clinching the Candidates Chess tournament title after settling for an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the 11th round here. With just three rounds to go, Anand maintained his full point lead over nearest rival Levon...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws but stays in front with sole lead 18-03-2014 12:02 AM

    Russia: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Vladimir Kramnik in the fourth round but remained in sole lead to stay in contention in the Candidates chess tournament on Tuesday. On what turned out to be an easy day for the Anand, he played to the tunes...
  • Beating Vladimir Kramnik at Bonn was important for Viswanathan Anand 28-10-2013 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: He is known to be composure personified even under immense pressure and Viswanathan Anand, who is gearing up to defend his world title next month, gave ample proof of it in the 2008 edition against Vladimir Kramnik when he outwitted the celebrated Russian to clinch his third World...
  • Anand draws with Kramnik at Tal Memorial 23-06-2013 10:01 AM

    Moscow: Victory eluded Viswanathan Anand yet again as the world champion played out a draw with Russian Vladimir Kramnik in the eighth and penultimate round of the Tal Memorial Chess Tournament here. Looking to control some damage after losing the first two games and a draw in the third in...
  • Anand registers an easy draw in second leg of Alekhine Memorial 29-04-2013 03:22 PM

    St. Petersburg: World Champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a good start in the second leg of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament by holding Vladimir Kramnik for an easy draw in the sixth round that concluded here on Monday. Ending the Paris leg on a high with a victory against Ding...
  • Aronian, Anand to participate in Alekhine Memorial Tournament 17-04-2013 09:13 PM

    Yerevan: Armenia's World No.2 Levon Aronian and World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand will take part in the Alexander Alekhine Memorial Tournament to be held jointly in Paris and St. Petersburg, Chess Federation of Armenia said Wednesday. The tournament will take place from April 21 to May 1. The elite of...
  • Watch: At home with chess champion, Vishwanathan Anand 09-12-2008 04:38 PM

    Winning a world title is not something new for Viswanathan Anand. ...
  • Anand is kinng: The grandest of Grandmasters 31-10-2008 12:08 AM

    Anand is undoubtedly the undisputed king of chess. ...
  • Anand wins fifth game against Kramnik 21-10-2008 12:20 AM

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  • Anand, Kramnik draw in fourth game 20-10-2008 07:51 PM

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  • Devil's Advocate: Viswanathan Anand on mind games 04-05-2008 11:02 PM

    Mirpur: As he struck his third century in the last four innings, India vice-captain Virat Kohli said his 183-run knock against Pakistan was special and that he has learned to value his wicket. Kohli had scored an unbeaten 133 against Sri Lanka in Hobart when India chased 321 with 80...