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Time to move on: Vishwanathan Anand on Nikhil Kamath's cheating in online chess

June 15, 2021 10:44 pm

Viswanathan Anand said it is time to move and "get closure" on the controversy that erupted after his loss to entrepreneur Nikhil Kamath in an online simultaneous charity event.

Vishwanathan Anand to feature in Croatia leg of Grand Chess Tour

June 15, 2021 9:04 pm

Viswanathan Anand will participate in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz tournament to be held in Zagreb from July 5 to 12.

Career spans of chess players are getting shortened: Vishwanathan Anand

May 31, 2021 7:33 pm

Viswanathan Anand on Monday said that career span of players has become shorter than earlier times because of the high level of hard work arising out of intense competition.

Lockdown increased chess' popularity: Vishwanathan Anand

December 28, 2020 3:45 pm

As most sporting action shut down because of the lockdown when the pandemic spread, chess found new life online with several tournaments taking place.

Aanand L Rai to direct Vishwanathan Anand biopic

December 13, 2020 7:37 pm

The Vishwananthan Anand biopic will be co-produced by Colour Yellow Productions and Sundial Entertainment.

How Vishwanathan Anand stayed on chess grid despite scheduled power cut in Chennai

September 02, 2020 7:17 am

Electricity board ensured legend’s building got power during a scheduled outage

Vishwanathan Anand wants Olympiad win to bring in "long" due national honours for chess players

August 31, 2020 3:53 pm

It's been seven years since a chess player got the Arjuna award and the iconic Viswanathan Anand is hoping that India's triumphant campaign at the online Chess Olympiad will change this.

Vishy Anand crashes to third straight defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

July 24, 2020 10:42 am

Legends of Chess is an event where Carlsen, Liren, Nepomniachtchi and Giri, semifinalists at the Chessable Masters (part of the Magnus Carlsen Tour), received an automatic invite.

Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen in Legends of Chess tourney

July 23, 2020 12:53 pm

The former world champion had kept the Norwegian ace in check in three games of the best-of-four contest before slipping 1.5-2.5 by in the final game late on Wednesday.

Happy that so many people have discovered chess during pandemic: Vishy Anand

July 21, 2020 10:23 am

"Thanks to the internet, (chess) has become a truly global sport. I believe that it is never more widely disseminated as it is now," Anand said in a virtual commemoration of the World Chess Day at the UN on Monday.


A notch above others: Standout Indian athletes of the decade

December 31, 2019 3:44 pm

The 2010s were arguably Indian sport's most successful decade ever as they registered their best ever medal tallies at various respective sporting extravaganzas.

Aamir Khan honours chess genius Vishwanathan Anand

April 13, 2016 2:08 pm

Aamir Khan was present at an event where he honoured chess genius Vishwanathan Anand.

Aamir Khan plays chess with Vishwanathan Anand; Vidya, Emraan spend a busy Friday

May 23, 2015 4:01 pm

Aamir Khan was seen at the launch event of the third edition of Maharashtra Chess League with Indian chess Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand in Mumbai on May 22.