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Norway Chess: Viswanathan Anand joint seventh after losing to Levon Aronian

Viswanathan Anand failed to capitalise on his chances and went down to Levon Aronian of Armenia in the ninth and final round Armageddon game to finish joint seventh in the Altibox Norway chess tournament.

Viswanathan Anand out of contention in Norway after losing to Fabiano Caruana

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand succumbed to a disappointing loss against USA's Caruana, ensuring the Indian could no longer make the podium at the tournament.


Norway Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Yu Yangyi

Viswanathan Anand did not get much in the Classical game played earlier in the day. Yu Yangyi's opening preparation has been pretty good and Anand also could not really dent his Petroff defense.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Veselin Topalov, finishes joint fourth

Viswanathan Anand ended his stint with a draw against former world championship challenger Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the ninth and final round of Shamkir Chess tournament that concluded in Shamkir on Tuesday.

Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third after drawing with Vidit Gujrathi

Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a joint third place finish following a draw with compatriot Vidit Gujrathi in the 13th and final round of the Tata Steel Masters in Wijk Aan Zee.

Tata Steel Masters tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Richard Rapport to stay in joint lead

Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black with Richard Rapport of Hungary to stay in joint lead on six points after the end of the ninth round of Tata Steel Masters chess tournament.


India has amazing depth in 8-20 age group: Viswanathan Anand

On a personal note, Viswanathan Anand said his path to the next Candidates will be through the World Cup to be held in Russia from September 9 to October 2.

Viswanathan Anand turns 49: Chess grandmaster shows off birthday card made by son

Viswanathan Anand posted a birthday card made by his seven-year-old son and a cake which the grandmaster said had to wait until the latter came back from school.

It's long journey ahead for young Nihal Sarin, says Viswanathan Anand

Nihal Sarin did exceedingly well by forcing a draw with five-time World Champion Anand in the eighth round of the Tata Steel Chess Rapid tournament.

Virat Kohli got emotional and lost control with fan, says Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand felt that enough was written about it and it's better not to pile anything more to it.