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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:-

#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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Viswanathan Anand back in business after crushing Veselin Topalov in London

Viswanathan Anand back in business after crushing Veselin Topalov in London

Anand staged his customary comeback in style, giving an endgame lesson to Topalov.

Anand loses to Nakamura in London Chess Classic

Anand loses to Nakamura in London Chess Classic

With five rounds still to come, Anand slipped to ninth spot in the ten-player round-robin event​.

Viswanathan Anand opens doors of Chennai home to flood-affected residents

Viswanathan Anand opens doors of Chennai home to flood-affected residents

Anand is also expected to make a monetary contribution to help in the relief operations.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand misses his chances before surviving against Magnus Carlsen

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand misses his chances before surviving against Magnus Carlsen

In the other game, local wildcard entrant Michael Adams remained impregnable and held Levon Aronian of Armenia to an easy draw.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

  • This is his second draw in as many games, and has one point out of a possible two.
  • He has four white games remaining out of the last seven rounds.
  • He will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the third round.