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Tata Steel Chess: Vishwanathan Anand beats Azerbaijan's Mamedyarov to share lead with Magnus Carlsen
The five-time world champion crushed Shakhriayar Mamedyartov to take his tally to 5.5 points in his favourite hunting ground.
Viswanathan Anand will be looking to start 2019 on a positive note, when the 81st edition of Tata Steel Chess Masters gets underway in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, on Saturday.
According to FIDE, the experience and professional knowledge of the four persons will help further develop and promote chess around the world.
Viswanathan Anand’s stirring comebacks from forgettable performances is what makes him a great player.
In the two-round play-off, which was faster than blitz in a reduced time format of a three-minute game, Anand won with white pieces, before drawing with black to seal the issue 1.5-0.5.
Virat Kohli got emotional and lost control while making 'leave India' comment with fan: Viswanathan Anand
Virat Kohli 'lost control' of himself while making the 'leave India' comment, feels legendary five-time former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand.
Star attraction Anand finished seventh with eight draws and a shock defeat in the last round.
Other than Anand, Pentala Harikrishna, Vidit Gujrathi, Surya Shekhar Ganguly and Nihal Sarin will take part in the nine-round rapid event.
Anand faced the Schilemann gambit in the Ruy Lopez and did manage to get an early advantage in the middle game.
Hess is a noted commentator and was the appointed coach of the US women's team earlier this year for the chess Olympiad.
Viswanathan Anand beats Raunak Sadhwani, Kidambi holds Vladimir Kramnik in Isle of Man chess tourney
Seeded sixth here, Anand went for the variation he had chosen to beat Eric Hansen of Canada in the just-concluded Chess Olympiad but clearly the Nagpur kid was much better prepared.
India went into the Chess Olympiad with a lot of expectations but had to settle for the sixth spot in the Open section in Batumi, Georgia.
Backed by Viswanathan Anand's facile win in the previous round, the Indian men beat Paraguay by a 3.5-0.5 margin.
While India's Harika Dronavalli and Tania Sachdev humbled their opponents, Koneru Humpy and Eesha Karavade drew their games.
The Indian teams got two match points following the victory as the day produced some individual upsets but the higher ranked teams prevailed.