Vishy Anand wins world championship with short draw with Leko. Kramnik and Gelfand =2-3. Svidler gets first win.
September 2007 Archives
Grischuk comes close to beating Anand but fails. Leko beats Morozevich. Anand seals first with a draw. Final round: Anand-Leko, Morozevich-Gelfand, Svidler-Grischuk, Kramnik-Aronian
Gelfand, Kramnik, and Morozevich win in round 12. Gelfand in clear second a point behind Anand with two rounds to go. R13: Grischuk-Anand, Gelfand-Kramnik, Aronian-Svidler, Leko-Morozevich.
World championship coverage recap; why not more video?
The not-so-great debate: Anand: world champion or tournament world champion?
Vishy Anand beats Morozevich to virtually assure himself of the WCh title with three rounds to play. Wednesday off day. Round 12: Aronian - Gelfand, Kramnik - Leko, Morozevich - Grischuk, Svidler - Anand.
Aronian the only winner in round 10. Anand survives Kramnik with some amazing preparation. Round 11: Anand - Morozevich, Gelfand - Svidler, Grischuk - Kramnik, Leko - Aronian.
In round 9 Morozevich beats Kramnik, Grischuk beats Gelfand. Anand leads by a full point. Round 10: Aronian-Grischuk, Gelfand-Leko, Kramnik-Anand, Svidler-Morozevich.
Segment on Garry Kasparov on tonight's "60 Minutes" news magazine show.
Daily Dirt under construction overnight Saturday-Sunday.
Leko the only winner in round 8. Anand still leads. Round 9: Anand-Aronian, Morozevich-Kramnik, Grischuk-Gelfand, Leko-Svidler.
Kasparov's book "How Life Imitates Chess," which I helped author, comes out in the US on Oct 2. Many Kasparov signings and media appearances, including 60 Minutes on Sunday Sept. 23rd.
Rybka-Zappa computer match alongside the WCh in Mexico.
Several events taking place elsewhere during the world championship.
Anand beats Grischuk to move into clear first after seven rounds of the world championship in Mexico. Round 8: Gelfand-Anand, Svidler-Kramnik, Aronian-Morozevich, Leko-Grischuk.
Round 7: Kramnik-Gelfand, Anand-Grischuk, Svidler-Aronian, Morozevich-Leko. (Really this time.)
Kramnik-Gelfand, Anand-Grischuk, Svidler-Aronian, Morozevich-Leko. Anand is in clear first on +2.
Anand-Svidler, Grischuk-Morozevich, Leko-Kramnik, Gelfand-Aronian.
Aronian wins to move back to an even score. Kramnik and Anand miss wins.
Morozevich back to even score after beating Svidler. Kramnik better against Anand but drawn. Round 4: Aronian-Leko, Kramnik-Grischuk, Svidler-Gelfand, Morozevich-Anand.
Big wins from Kramnik and Anand, who now lead the 2007 WCh after two rounds. Round 3: Anand-Kramnik, Morozevich-Svidler, Leko-Gelfand, Grischuk-Aronian.
Four draws in the first round. Gelfand missed chances against Anand. Second round: Aronian-Anand, Kramnik-Morozevich, Svidler-Leko, Gelfand-Grischuk
Notes on the Mexico WCh website, Luke McShane's retirement, and an auction for a signed Kasparov book.
Mexico City world championship first round today. Kramnik-Svidler, Anand-Gelfand, Morozevich-Aronian, Grischuk-Leko.
Mexico City World Championship tournament begins Thursday the 13th. Official website appears to be ailing already.
Strong round-robin in Carlsbad on 100th anniversary of famous tourney won by Rubinstein. Shirov, Ponomariov, Korchnoi, Timman, etc.
China increases lead over UK in Liverpool Summit match. What happens to retired Chinese chessplayers?
China leads team match over UK at Liverpool Chess International.
Back from Chicago. Talk about online chess servers after a chat with ICC folks Joel Berez and John Henderson.