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    Norwegian ace Carlsen beats Indian grandmaster Anand to retain World ...
    New Delhi, Nov 24 : Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen defeated Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand in the 11th game of the World Chess championship to retain the title which he had won in Chennai last November.

    Magnificent Magnus punishes Anand's misadventure, retains world chess ...
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 23 : World chess champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen retained his title, handing out a punishing defeat to Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in the 11th round of their title match in Russia Sunday.

    Carlsen held up his nerves better: Viswanathan Anand
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 23 : In a battle of nerves between Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen held up his own better, said the losing challenger from India Viswanathan Anand Sunday.

    Carlsen retains world chess title, punishing Anand's misadventure
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 23 : World chess champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen retained his title, defeating Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in the 11th round of their title match at Russia Sunday.

    'Anand should bide time till last round for aggressive attack'
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 22 : In the crucial 11th round game of the World Chess Championship underway in Sochi, Russia, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand has to hold out Sunday to mount a serious attack in his last game against Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen to equalise first and ...

    'Anand should draw Sunday, mount aggressive attack in last round'
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 22 : In the crucial 11th round game in the world chess championship underway in Russia, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand has to hold out Sunday to mount a serious attack in his last game against Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen to equalise first and take ...

    World Chess Championship: Anand unable to breach Carlsen's defence, ...
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 21 : Overcoming some anxious moments, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen Friday played out the 10th game of the world chess title match to a 32-move draw against Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in Russia.

    World Chess Championship: Anand, Carlsen draw 10th game
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 21 : Overcoming some anxious moments, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen Friday played out the 10th game of the world chess title match to a 32-move draw against Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in Russia.

    Wills-Kat order press to be 'dressed up' for covering US visit
    New York, Nov 21 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have told the reporters, who have applied to cover their visit, to follow a proper dress code.

    Duchess of Alba, aristocrat with most titles, dies
    Seville, Nov 20 : The Duchess of Alba, the aristocrat with most titles in the world and one of the biggest fortunes in Spain, died Thursday in Seville aged 88 following a brief illness, the city's Mayor, Juan Ignacio Zoido, said.

    Carlsen takes safe route for a draw against Anand
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 20 : Not wanting to take any chances in a drawn position, World chess champion Magnus Carlsen opted to split points with title challenger India's Viswanathan Anand in their ninth game of the World chess championship at Russia Thursday.

    Carlsen-Anand split points in 9th round
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 20 : Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand decided to split points in their ninth game of the World Chess Championship held in Sochi in Russia Thursday.

    Duchess of Alba, aristocrat with most titles, dies at 88
    Seville, Nov 20 : The Duchess of Alba, the aristocrat with most titles in the world and one of Spain's biggest fortunes, died Thursday in Seville at age 88 following a short illness, the city's Mayor, Juan Ignacio Zoido, said.

    World Chess Championship: Ninth game between Anand, Carlsen to be ...
    New Delhi, Nov. 20 : The ninth World Chess Championship game between India's Vishwanathan Anand and Norway's Magnus Carlsen will be played in Sochi, Russia, today.

    World Chess Championship: Anand has to strike soon to catch up
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 19 : The 2014 World Chess Championship is poised interestingly, as the title challenger from India, Viswanathan Anand, has to take some risk to strike soon to be in contention for the crown with Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen enjoying a one-point ...

    World Chess Championship: Anand, Carlsen draw their 8th round
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 18 : Belying expectations of chess fans across the world for a positive result, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger Viswanathan Anand Tuesday decided to split points in 41 moves in the eighth round of their title match at ...

    World Chess Championship: Anand-Carlsen draw their 8th round
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 18 : Belying expectations of chess fans across the world for a positive result, Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger Viswanathan Anand Tuesday decided to split points in 41 moves in the eighth round of their title match at ...

    World chess championship: Marathon 7th round game ends in draw
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 18 : Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and the Indian title challenger Viswanathan Anand Monday signed a peace treaty after fighting for over six hours and making 122 moves in seventh round.

    Anand still has a chance to regain chess title: Experts
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 16 : A lot can happen in the coming days at the World Chess Championship, underway at Sochi in Russia, even though reigning champion Magnus Calsen from Norway is in the lead against Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand, say experts.

    Anand 'kanned' in 37 moves by Carlsen in game six
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 15 : Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen defeated the title challenger, India's Viswanathan Anand, in the sixth game of their world title match at Sochi in Russia Saturday.

    Carlsen crushes Anand in game 6, leads by one point
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 15 : Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen handed out a crushing defeat to the title challenger, India's Viswanathan Anand, at the world title match at Sochi on Saturday.

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    London, Nov 15 : One Direction members met the Duchess of Cambridge here and gave her their best as a mother to be for the second time.

    Anand-Carlsen end fifth game end in a draw
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 14 : Contrary to the expectations of some exciting chess, the fifth game of the World Chess Championship between champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand at Sochi, in Russia, Friday ended in a draw on the 39th move.

    Game 5 crucial for in-form Anand: Experts
    Chennai, Nov 13 : The ongoing world chess title match between the reigning champion but out-of-form Magnus Carlsen and the Indian challenger in-form Viswanathan Anand is excitingly and intriguingly poised, say chess experts.

    Indian girls star in Asian Youth chess championship
    New Delhi, Nov 13 : Indian girls R. Vaishali, Parnali S. Dharia and Chakravarthi Reddy became Asian Youth chess champions in the Under-14, U-18 and U-18 Open categories, respectively, at the Hotel Park Plaza here Thursday.

    Anand, Carlsen split points in fourth game
    Chennai, Nov 12 : World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger India's Viswanathan Anand Wednesday decided to split points after 47 moves in their fourth game of the title match held in Russia.

    Anand breaks jinx, defeats Carlsen in third match
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 11 : Indian chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Tuesday defeated World Champion Magnus Carlsen in 34 moves in the third game of their world title match held in Russia, in the process breaking the "Carlsen Jinx" bugging him since losing the world title to ...

    Aravindh in joint lead at Asian youth chess
    New Delhi, Nov 11 : After a slow start, top seed International Master Aravindh Chithambaram came back strongly to take joint lead in the Under-16 Open category of the Asian Youth Chess Championship here Tuesday.

    'Carlsen's games may not be entertaining, but contain dynamism'
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 10 : World Chess champion Magnus Carlsen's style of play may be dry and not greatly entertaining but that does not mean his moves lack dynamism and creative ideas, say experts.

    Magnificent Magnus outplays Anand
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Nov 9 : World chess champion "Magnificant" Magnus Carlsen Sunday outplayed Viswanathan Anand in 35 moves in the second game in the world title match held in Russia.

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