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Viswanathan Anand


Biopic coming, Viswanathan Anand opens up: ‘Chess players not from alien planet’

December 19, 2020 12:22 pm

Anand is known to be fiercely protective of his privacy but insists that the movie will open a window to his personal life and debunk the notion that “chess players are from an alien planet”.

Our scores were absolutely identical when he retired: Anand on Kramnik

September 08, 2020 12:16 pm

Russia's Vladimir Kramnik, the first unified world champion, had an intense rivalry with Viswanathan Anand for many years. He lost to Anand in the 2008 World Championships.

'Any important sport event is a failure without a winner': India's Chess Olympiad title comes into criticism

September 05, 2020 10:32 am

Russian team member and 2018 world rapid champion Daniil Dubov criticised the decision to jointly award both the sides with gold medals.

Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Vasyl Ivanchuk, ends disastrous campaign after 8 defeats

July 30, 2020 3:04 pm

After all the four games ended in draws, the Anand-Ivanchuk contest went into the Armageddon (a tie-breaker), which also ended in a stalemate.

Vishy Anand suffers seventh loss in Legends of Chess tourney

July 29, 2020 10:03 am

Going into the match against the Chinese after ending his six-match losing streak, Anand surrendered the first game in just 22 moves late on Tuesday.

Viswanathan Anand finally gets a win after six consecutive defeats at Legends of Chess tourney

July 28, 2020 2:54 pm

Playing against long-time rival after six straight losses, Anand won his first game of the tournament despite conceding early advantage on Monday night.

Viswanathan Anand suffers sixth consecutive defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

July 27, 2020 11:10 am

Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia won the decisive tie-break in 41 moves to shatter the hopes of the 50-year old Indian superstar and left him winless after six rounds.

Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

July 25, 2020 12:26 pm

The former world champion Indian and Giri played out four draws before the Dutch player pulled off a win in the Armageddon game (a tie-break) late on Friday.

When the wait finally ended for Viswanathan Anand

May 31, 2020 7:58 am

Viswanathan Anand had had several near misses before he finally scaled the summit of world chess

Stuck in Germany for over 3 months, Viswanathan Anand to finally return home

May 30, 2020 3:25 pm

Viswanathan Anand will undergo 14 days quarantine as per rules laid down by the Karnataka government.