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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 31, 2020 7:58 am
Viswanathan Anand had had several near misses before he finally scaled the summit of world chess
May 30, 2020 3:25 pm
Viswanathan Anand will undergo 14 days quarantine as per rules laid down by the Karnataka government.
May 09, 2020 9:53 pm
With Viswanathan Anand resting, India managed to hold their own against the favourites before Yu Yangyi subdued B Adhiban with black pieces to secure another victory in the tournament.
April 26, 2020 9:45 pm
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand and India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal among others took part in an online chess charity event, raising Rs 8.8 lakh for the waste pickers' community fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 24, 2020 5:46 pm
“It is an elite event. Only the best players in the world. They would never risk their reputation,” said David Llada of FIDE, adding that the world body would do everything technology permits to guarantee that conditions for the event are not corrupted by those participating.