In the sixth round, Anand took on Polish star Jan-Kryrzstof Duda in a French Paulsen Attack game and the duo settled for a draw in 51 moves.
Viswanathan Anand, a five-time world champion, has been nominated by Dvorkovich as part of his team to fight the forthcoming elections.
The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has brought the two legends together for the home team's first coaching camp ahead of the Chess Olympiad in July-August.
Five-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand, has opted to sit out of the upcoming Chess Olympiad at home.
India being the host are entitled to field two teams each in Open category as well as women's section for the first-time ever.
Viswanathan Anand and Bhaichung Bhutia shared their favourite sporting moments from the year 2021 that saw India making giant strides in the world of sports.
Eyeing the four gold medals at stake in the games, the legendary Anand has agreed to play the role of mentor and his first session with the players will kick start from next Thursday.
The All India Chess Federation is eyeing a rich medal haul from its players at the Games, which are scheduled to be held from September 10 to 25.
Sankalp Gupta secured the three required GM norms in just 24 days by playing three tournaments on the trot.
The Indian challenge will be spearheaded by Vidit Gujrathi, Adhiban Baskaran and Dronavalli Harika.
The world championship match will be a best-of-14 contest, with tie breaks between the Norwegian champion Carlsen and his Russian challenger.
India won the first duel 5-1, outclassing USA on all the boards. Anand led from the front with a classy victory over Jeffery Xiong, while P Harikrishna, D Harika and R Vaishali also notched up wins
In conversation with GM R Praggnanandhaa, prior to the Online Chess Olympiad scheduled to begin from September 8.
Viswanathan Anand mourned the demise of renowned Russian GM Evgeny Sveshnikov, who passed away at the age of 71.