7th Grandslam Masters Final


Anand wins the 7th Grand Slam Masters Final

GM Viswanathan Anand won the 7th Grand Slam Masters Final held at Bilbao, Spain from September 14 – 20, 2014. After 6 rounds of top-level chess, Anand was able to record with 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, garnering a total of 11 points (3 points per win, 1 […]


Anand certain of victory at Bilbao Masters Final

Viswanathan Anand drew against Ruslan Pnomoariov in Round 5 of the Bilbao Masters Final, securing his position at the top with 11 points (3 wins, 2 draws). This time handling the black pieces, Anand employed the Ragozin defense in the Queen’s Gambit Declined.  Ponomariov was unsuccessful in trying to penetrate Anand’s […]


Anand wins 4th Round at Bilbao Masters Final 2014

GM Viswanathan Anand once more won against GM Francisco Vallejo Pons Round 4 of the 7th Grandslam Masters Final being held in Bilbao, Spain. This puts Anand head and shoulders above his three competitors with 10 points (3 wins, 1 tie), followed by Aronian with 6 points (1 win, 3 […]


Ruslan Ponomariov records his 1st win at Bilbao

M Ruslan Ponomariov finally got to record his first winning match in the 7th Grandslam Masters Final in Bilbao, Spain. After losing to Viswanathan Anand and Levon Aronian in the first two rounds, things seemed bleak for the Ukranian Grand Master. However, by defeting Francisco Vallejo Pons in the third round […]