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Viswanathan Anand


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.

Viswanathan Anand rested as India lose to China in Online Nations Cup

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.

Chess for Charity: Yuzvendra Chahal, Viswanathan Anand among others to raise Rs 8.8 lakh for waste pickers community

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.

Chess greats face off online, webcams, arbiters to watch moves

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.