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Vugar Gashimov Memorial: Viswanathan Anand to take on Sergey Karjakin in round 6

The Indian ace has played a couple of brilliant games so far in the first five rounds that has taken him to three points in all.

Apr 06, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand to clash with Jan-Krzysztof Duda

The Indian has another white game left in the last round against compatriot Vidit Gujrathi. In the penultimate round another tough contest awaits Anand as he meets Ding Liren of China.

Jan 25, 2019, 13:43 PM IST

Norway's Magnus Carlsen wins World Chess Championship for fourth time

Carlsen has been the world`s top ranked player for the past eight years and has now defended his title three times since he first won it in 2013 by beating Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand. 

Nov 29, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

Kohli got emotional and lost control with fan: Viswanathan Anand

In a video available on his mobile app, Kohli was reading tweets and Instagram messages on November 5 when he came across an user, who said the Indian mainstay has nothing special in his batting.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

Chess Olympiad: Indian Men beat Czech Republic, Hungarian eves shock Indian Women

Krishnan Sasikiran guided Indian men to a 2.5-1.5 win over Czech Republic but the women's team suffered a shocking 1-3 defeat against Hungary in the eighth round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

Chess Olympiad: Indian men beat Egypt; Women hold Georgia

Indian women played out a hard-fought draw against experienced Georgia 1 team

Oct 01, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand rests as Indian men take on El Salvador

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is expected to rest on Tuesday as the Indian men take on El Salvador in the 43rd Chess Olympiad.

Sep 24, 2018, 22:22 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics

Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

India R Praggnanandhaa becomes world's second youngest Grand Master in chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, the country's first GM, congratulated R Praggnanandhaa on his achievement.

Jun 24, 2018, 11:33 AM IST

Altibox Norway chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin to finish joint second

Playing out his his third successive decisive game, Viswanathan Anand got the better of Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the final round to end joint second in the Altibox Norway chess tournament, here today.

Jun 08, 2018, 19:32 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand loses to Fabiano Caruana in Norway Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand went down fighting against Fabiano Caruana of United States in the eighth and penultimate round to slip to fifth spot in the Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

Jun 07, 2018, 18:24 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand holds Magnus Carlsen, stays in Altibox Norway title hunt

  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway to stay in contention for top honours after the end of the fifth round of Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

Jun 03, 2018, 17:09 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand draws with Wesley So at Altibox Norway Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand played out his fourth draw on the trot, signing peace with Wesley So of United States in the fourth round of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

Jun 02, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakamura to an easy draw in Norway

  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against American Hikaru Nakamura in the second round of Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

May 31, 2018, 09:25 AM IST

Viswanathan Anand lies tied second in Norway blitz

World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand came up with a fine performance to be placed tied second in the blitz tournament of the Altibox Norway chess tournament.

May 28, 2018, 22:31 PM IST

With change of rules and attitude, India to field strongest team at Chess Olympiad

The five-member Indian men's team at the Olympiad will be spearheaded by five-time World Champion and presently the World No.10 Grand Master Viswanathan Anand.

Mar 20, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Viswanathan Anand wins Tal Memorial Rapid Chess

Anand defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk and Daniil Dubov of Russia and Hikaru Nakamura of the United States enroute to his final score.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Vishwanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen in Tata Steel Masters chess

World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the ninth round of Tata Steel Masters in Wijk Aan Zee.

Jan 24, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand suffers shock defeat against Vladimir Kramnik at Tata Masters Chess

 Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand's quest for a record sixth title suffered a setback as he slumped to a shock defeat against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the seventh round of the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament, here.

Jan 21, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri; slips to joint 2nd in Tata Steel Chess

Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against local star Anish Giri but slipped to joint second spot after the sixth round of Tata Steel Chess tournament here.

Jan 20, 2018, 18:24 PM IST