December 19, 2020 12:22 pm
Anand is known to be fiercely protective of his privacy but insists that the movie will open a window to his personal life and debunk the notion that “chess players are from an alien planet”.
September 08, 2020 12:16 pm
Russia's Vladimir Kramnik, the first unified world champion, had an intense rivalry with Viswanathan Anand for many years. He lost to Anand in the 2008 World Championships.
September 05, 2020 10:32 am
Russian team member and 2018 world rapid champion Daniil Dubov criticised the decision to jointly award both the sides with gold medals.
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.