Queen’s Gambit Declined


World_Chess_Championship_2014_Round_8_Final Position

5th Draw Between Carlsen versus Anand

Compared to their previous games, Game 8 was a relatively quick and easy draw between Carlsen and Anand in the 2014 World Chess Championship. After their 122-move game the day before, Carlsen looked tired and this probably influenced him to push for a draw during this round. With the black pieces, Carlsen […]


Anand wins Round 3, ties 1.5 – 1.5

GM Viswanathan Anand won Round 3 and tied the score at 1.5 – 1.5 in the 2014 World Chess Championship. Playing the white pieces, Anand was able to outmaneuver GM Magnus Carlsen in the Queen’s Gambit Declined, classical variation. With black castled on the kingside and the center locked, Carlsen made […]

2014 World Chess Championship Round 3 Final Position

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 […]