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MS Dhoni has nothing left to achieve, says chess wizard Viswanathan Anand

MS Dhoni, who is in the middle of a two-month sabbatical which will end later this month, has also not been included for the T20 series against South Africa beginning September 15.

Online chess platform arrives in India

ChessKid aims to provide deep, enriching content for kids, teaching children the creativity of art and logical reasoning while also teaching calculated risk-taking and sportsmanship.


Viswanathan Anand shocked by Ian Nepominachtchi in Grand Chess tour opener

Playing with whites, Viswanathan Anand had a bad day at the office at Grand Chess tour, who despite getting a promising position got knocked out in the first round itself.

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.