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Viswanathan Anand has another decent day, Magnus Carlsen set to win Grand Chess Tour final leg

November 26, 2019 10:07 am

Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen continued his dominating run as he took his lead to an almost unassailable five points. The Norwegian is virtually assured of the title despite a whole day and many games to come.

Norway Chess: Vishwanathan Anand loses to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, falls to last spot

June 07, 2019 2:59 pm

Vishwanathan Anand, who lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Armageddon game in the first round, was out of sorts in the classical game against Mamedyarov wherein he held a decent position for a long time.

Vishwanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen in Armageddon

June 06, 2019 11:50 am

Viswanathan Anand put up a good show in the classical game but lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Armageddon game to score half a point out of a possible two in the first game of Altibox Norway chess tournament here.

Vishwanathan Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in Norway opener

June 04, 2019 10:02 pm

Viswanathan Anand settled for a joint eighth place finish in the blitz phase of the Altibox Norway chess tournament that had put him against reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen in the first round of the classical format.

Happy that Chess is back in Asian Games: Viswanathan Anand

March 17, 2019 4:41 pm

Five-time World Champion and the country's first Grand Master Viswanathan Anand said he was happy with the development adding that he is looking forward to a medal from the team.

Teenager P. Iniyan becomes India’s 61st Grandmaster

March 07, 2019 3:16 pm

P. Iniyan defeated GM Sergey Fedorchuk of Ukraine in the sixth round to become the 61st Grandmaster for India as he crossed the 2500-point in ELO ratings.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Ding Liren; joint third now

January 27, 2019 8:43 pm

Viswanathan Anand played out an exciting draw with Ding Liren of China to move to joint third spot after the penultimate round of Tata Steel masters.

Vishwanathan Anand seals Tata Steel Chess India Blitz title in style

November 14, 2018 10:11 pm

Viswanathan Anand stepped it up in grand style to win the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India Blitz Tournament beating overnight leader Hikaru Nakamura in the play-off.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men crush Paraguay, women outwit Argentina

September 28, 2018 11:50 pm

Viswanathan Anand recovered to post a clinical victory over Neuris Delgado Ramirez of Paraguay as Indian men posted an impressive 3.5-0.5 victory over Paraguay.

R Praggnanandhaa becomes India's youngest and world's second youngest Grandmaster; garners praise on Twitter

June 25, 2018 9:01 am

All of 12 years and 10 months old, India's youngest Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa is being showered with heaps of praises, if just a cursory glance through the Internet is all to go by.


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.