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Coronavirus is like playing chess against a computer: Vishwanathan Anand

June 23, 2020 8:02 am

Vishwanathan Anand was stuck in Germany for over three months due to the global lockdown to control the spread of Covid-19.

'Finally good to be coming home': Vishwanathan Anand after completing quarantine in Bangalore

June 07, 2020 11:49 am

Vishwanathan Anand was in Germany to play in the Chess Bundesliga but only managed to reach Bangalore last week where he had been kept under quarantine at the Taj Hotel.

'Introduction of computers has changed the approach to chess': V Anand

May 23, 2020 5:09 pm

"The chess I learnt in the 80s, we no longer play chess like that," said Viswanathan Anand whilst talking about how he had to work hard to become the player he is today.

PM Modi lauds chess players' innovative method of raising money

April 15, 2020 7:37 pm

In India, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far claimed over 350 lives while infecting close to 12,000 across the country.

Of Anatoly Karpov's critical remark and Vishwanathan Anand's rise

December 15, 2019 4:20 pm

Vishwanathan Anand recalled the 1998 remark of Anatoly Karpov in his newly-released autography -- 'Mind Master - Winning Lessons from a Champion's Life'.

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.


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.