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Viswanathan Anand wins Tal Memorial Rapid Chess

Viswanathan Anand continued his fine run in rapid chess and annexed the Tal Memorial rapid chess title in Moscow.

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R Praggnanandhaa: The boy in pursuit to become the king

With the clock ticking down, it’s getting increasingly difficult for R Praggnanandhaa to become the youngest Grandmaster. But whether he achieves it or not is of incidental value to his parents and coach, who believe he’s earmarked for bigger feats.

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Viswanathan Anand draws with Wei Yi to stay in joint lead

With his third draw in five games, the reigning world rapid champion remained in joint lead on 3.5 points and now shares the lead with Anish Giri of Holland and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan.

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Viswanathan Anand edges past Maxim Matlakov in Tata Steel opener

Viswanathan Anand playing in this 80th edition after a gap of four years but proved once again that it remains his favourite hunting ground.

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Viswanathan Anand off for ‘family time’ after winning Bronze at World Blitz Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand continued his excellent run bagging a bronze in the World Blitz Chess Championship following his gold winning performance in the Rapid section only a couple of days back.

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Viswanathan Anand wins bronze at World Blitz Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand continued his excellent run bagging a bronze in the World Blitz Chess Championship following his gold winning performance in the Rapid section only a couple of days back.

Viswanathan Anand win Rapid Championship

Viswanathan Anand rewinds and fast forwards to win World Rapid Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand, at 48, turns back the clock and shows old touch to win Rapid Championship, ending retirement speculations.

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Win against Magnus Carlsen was crucial moment, says Viswanathan Anand after World Rapid Chess Championship title

Viswanathan Anand won the World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for his first Rapids title since 2003.

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Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship; watch his crowning moment

Viswanathan Anand won the World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh on Thursday after triumphing on a tiebreak following a three-way tie.

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Viswanathan Anand beats World No 1 Magnus Carlsen in World Rapid Championship

Viswanathan Anand won the game in 34 moves thanks to an endgame in which his queen and bishop that controlled the long diagonal proved too powerful.

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Viswanathan Anand signs off joint second at Isle of Man Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand took 53 moves to overpower Hou Yifan to finish with 7 points. He shared the second spot with America’s Nakamura Hikaru.

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Viswanathan Anand and Swapnil S Dhopade register win in Isle of Man tournament

Viswanathan Anand continued his unbeaten run at the tournament by beating France’s Fressinet Laurent in 41 moves. He will face China’s Hou Yifan next.

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Viswanathan Anand, Harika Dronavalli make good start at Isle of Man International

Viswanathan Anand notched up an emphatic win over American Marc Esserman, while Harika Dronavalli beat Englishman Oyama Akito in the first round on Saturday.

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Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis Rapid

The second round had ended in a draw for Viswanathan Anand against Lenier Dominguez of Cuba. Anand could muster just one point under the rules from three games and will have to come back much stronger in the remaining six rounds.

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Viswanathan Anand draws with Wesley So; finished joint second in Sinquefield Cup

Finishing with a tally of 5.5 points out of a possible nine, Viswanathan Anand also gained some valuable rating points to inch closer to the 2800 rating mark. With seven draws and two victories, he has moved to seventh place in the world ranking.