Tag: Anish Giri

Anish Giri scored a critical win over Ding Liren to move within a half-point of Ian Nepomniachtchi at the FIDE Candidates Tournament. (Image: Lennart Ootes/FIDE)

Candidates Tournament: Giri Closes in on Nepomniachtchi with Round 11 Win

Anish Giri moved to within a half-point of the lead at the FIDE Candidates Tournament with a win over Ding Liren in Friday’s Round 11 action. The win put Giri right on the heels of leader Ian Nepomniachtchi, who scored a draw against former World Championship challenger Fabiano Caruana. Giri […]

Anish Giri (right) held a draw against Magnus Carlsen (left) to maintain his half-point lead at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Tata Steel Masters: Giri Maintains Lead Ahead of Saturday Showdown with Firouzja

Anish Giri held off World Champion Magnus Carlsen on Friday, doing enough to secure a draw and maintain his half-point lead at the Tata Steel Masters heading into a critical clash with Alireza Firouzja in Saturday’s penultimate round. Giri drew comfortably with Black against Carlsen, leaving him a half-point ahead […]

Anish Giri picked up another win on Wednesday, vaulting him into the lead at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Anish Giri Takes Lead at Tata Steel Masters Heading into Final Rest Day

Dutch grandmaster Anish Giri defeated Radoslaw Wojtaszek on Wednesday to take the solo lead at the Tata Steel Masters, but three players are within a half-point of him with just three rounds left to play. Giri sits at 7 points after 10 rounds heading into Thursday’s final rest day in […]