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Vladimir Kramnik


Our scores were absolutely identical when he retired: Anand on Kramnik

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.

Vishy Anand crashes to third straight defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

July 24, 2020 10:42 am

Legends of Chess is an event where Carlsen, Liren, Nepomniachtchi and Giri, semifinalists at the Chessable Masters (part of the Magnus Carlsen Tour), received an automatic invite.

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.

Russian chess grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik announces retirement

January 29, 2019 8:34 pm

Russian chess grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik, regarded as one of the strongest players in the world, announced on Tuesday he was retiring from professional competition. 

Caruana makes a point against Anand

December 13, 2014 3:22 am

Vladimir Kramnik of Russia scored a crushing victory over Hikaru Nakamura of United States to move up the ladder in this six-player five-round tournament.

M Shyam Sundar punches above his weight, holds Vladimir Kramnik

November 29, 2014 9:09 am

Kramnik, who also drew his first round game, met with a very unusual opening treatment from Shyam Sundar.

‘Kramnik was persuasive in making me play Candidates’

March 30, 2014 7:32 pm

After the draw against Karjakin, Anand talked about how his participation in Russia was not foregone.

Minor slip between cup and lip

March 28, 2014 12:41 pm

Anand lets bottom-ranked Andreikin salvage draw in round 12, but is still in pole position to win Candidates.

Viswanthan Anand holds fort against Kramnik on day of draws in Candidates

March 27, 2014 10:16 am

Anand took his tally to seven points out of a possible 11 and Aronian remained his closest adversary with six.

Anand misses, Aronian hits

March 22, 2014 2:29 am

Anand had an encouraging start with black, having Svidler go into a deep think as early as in the 15th move of the game.