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Viswanathan Anand


FIDE president nominates Indian chess legend Anand as part of team to fight elections

May 13, 2022 3:51 pm

Anand, a five-time world champion, has been nominated by Dvorkovich as part of his team to fight the forthcoming elections.

A lifetime opportunity for youngsters, says Anand as 100-day countdown for Chess Olympiad begins

April 18, 2022 5:44 pm

"The Countdown to the #ChessOlympiad2022 begins! #100daystogo and to mark the occasion find me on livestream looking at some games of the past Chess Olympiads," Anand said in a tweet.

A proud moment says Viswanathan Anand as Chennai chosen to host 44th Olympiad

March 16, 2022 2:10 pm

The chess Olympiad would be the second major world event to be held in the country after the World Championship Match in 2013 between Anand and Norwegian Carlsen, the current world No.1.

Legendary Viswanathan Anand to mentor Indian chess players ahead of Asian Games

January 29, 2022 1:03 pm

The All India Chess Federation is eyeing a rich medal haul from its players at the Games, which are scheduled to be held from September 10 to 25.

Gashimov Memorial chess: Anand ends Rapid event with two more defeats

December 22, 2021 12:49 am

The former world champion Indian lost to Fabiano Caruana of USA 0.5-1.5 in his first match.

Gashimov Memorial chess: Anand beats Mamedyarov for first win

December 20, 2021 9:58 pm

The Indian No.1 lies in seventh place after five rounds with 4.5 points while Fabian Caruana (USA) is in sole lead with 9 points followed by Richard Rapport (8) of Hungary.

Mamedov scores over Anand in Gashimov Memorial chess opener

December 18, 2021 9:26 pm

Former world champion Anand defeated Mamedov of Azerbaijan in the first game of the two-game Rapid mini-match but the local star turned the tables on the Indian in the second.

India register bright start in Online Chess Olympiad

September 08, 2021 10:45 pm

Hungary is leading at the end of three rounds with an all-win record and six points followed by India (5 points) and France (4)

Viswanathan Anand to lead strong Indian team in online Chess Olympiad

July 31, 2021 8:08 pm

The team comprises Anand, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, P Harikrishna, Nihal Sarin, R Pragganandhaa, Koneru Humpy, D Harika, Tania Sachdev, Bhakti Kulkarni, R Vaishali and B Savitha Shri.

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand held to draw by Vladimir Kramnik, all to play for in decider

July 18, 2021 10:03 am

Viswanathan Anand led 2-1 after the 61-move draw and has the advantage going into the final game.