Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand draws at Isle of Man International tournament

Viswanathan Anand draws at Isle of Man International tournament

In the next round, Sethuraman will face compatriot Anand, Gujrathi will take on Harsha, Swapnil meets Norwegian grandmaster Tari Aryan, Praggnanandhaa will square-off against Grandelius Nils.

Sep 28, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand draws with Garry Kasparov in 'clash of the titans'

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand draws with Garry Kasparov in 'clash of the titans'

For the chess world, nothing else mattered on the second day apart from the Anand-Kasparov encounter.

Aug 16, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Altibox Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen; finishes joint seventh

Altibox Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen; finishes joint seventh

It was some recover for Anand who started off with two losses in the first four games and then came back with four draws and a solitary victory over Fabiano Caruana of United States earlier in the tournament.

Jun 17, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
London Chess Classic 2016: Viswanathan Anand settles for shared third spot; confirms World Cup participation

London Chess Classic 2016: Viswanathan Anand settles for shared third spot; confirms World Cup participation

The highlights of Anand's campaign were the innovative ideas he displayed, suffered only defeat against Hikaru Nakamura in the third round. 

Dec 20, 2016, 09:51 AM IST
Viswanathan Anand: Five-time world champion survives scare against Anish Giri in London Chess Classic

Viswanathan Anand: Five-time world champion survives scare against Anish Giri in London Chess Classic

Playing white, Anand went for one of the topoical lines in the Sicilian Najdorf and found Giri in fine fettle. 

Dec 16, 2016, 10:20 AM IST
Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian to finish joint third in Tal memorial

Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian to finish joint third in Tal memorial

Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia won the USD 200000 prize money tournament.

Oct 07, 2016, 20:02 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand loses to Vladimir Kramnik in Tal memorial International

Viswanathan Anand loses to Vladimir Kramnik in Tal memorial International

Kramnik got a small advantage in the middle game and nurtured it well when Anand did not find the best response.

Oct 01, 2016, 18:03 PM IST
Batting great Sachin Tendulkar bats against child labour

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar bats against child labour

Chess champion Viswanathan Anand and other Bollywood stars also tweeted urging people not to use child labour.

Apr 20, 2016, 18:57 PM IST
Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri; bows out of contention

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri; bows out of contention

For the first time in 10 years, there will be a World Championship without Anand, who has won the crown as many as five times.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:58 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand beats Veselin Topalov in Candidates' opener

Viswanathan Anand beats Veselin Topalov in Candidates' opener

With the two of the three games ending in draws, Anand is likely to emerge as the sole winner on day one of the biggest event of the year.

Mar 11, 2016, 23:43 PM IST
PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat': As it happened on February 28, 2016

PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat': As it happened on February 28, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his popular radio programme 'Mann ki Baat'. Sachin Tendulkar and Viswanathan Anand also joined him. Here is all what they said:-

Feb 28, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
#MannKiBaat: Sachin Tendulkar, Viswanathan Anand to join PM Modi on Sunday

#MannKiBaat: Sachin Tendulkar, Viswanathan Anand to join PM Modi on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address radio programme 'Man Ki Baat' on February 27, Sunday, at 11:00 am. 

Feb 27, 2016, 21:18 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Zurich Challenge

Viswanathan Anand finishes second in Zurich Challenge

Anand played some exemplary chess after a disastrous showing in the Gibraltar International.

Feb 16, 2016, 22:08 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand keeps lead in Zurich challenge

Viswanathan Anand keeps lead in Zurich challenge

Anand took his tally to six points overall and will have white pieces against Kramnik in final round of the Rapid section.

Feb 15, 2016, 13:26 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand dumps Levon Aronian in Zurich Challenge opener

Viswanathan Anand dumps Levon Aronian in Zurich Challenge opener

The other two games of the first round ended in draws.

Feb 14, 2016, 13:50 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand bounces back with easy win over Matthias Bach

Viswanathan Anand bounces back with easy win over Matthias Bach

Anand registered his first victory of the tournament.

Jan 28, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand finishes 9th in London Classic; Magnus ​Carlsen wins

Viswanathan Anand finishes 9th in London Classic; Magnus ​Carlsen wins

In the Grand Chess Tour standings, Anand finished on the eighth spot overall with 14 points.

Dec 14, 2015, 18:10 PM IST
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana

World champion Magnus Carlsen was not able to break through the defences of Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.

Dec 13, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

After the seventh round and three defeats in four games, the Indian is now struggling with just 2.5 points.

Dec 12, 2015, 19:29 PM IST
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Alexander Grischuk, slips to ninth spot

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand loses to Alexander Grischuk, slips to ninth spot

After drawing the first three rounds, this was Anand's third decisive result in a row and second where the Indian ace ended on the receiving end.

Dec 11, 2015, 18:46 PM IST