Viswanathan Anand

Superbet rapid tournament: Indian Grandmaster Anand continues bull run, leads field 

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.

published on : 21st May 2022

FIDE president nominates Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand as part of team to fight elections

Viswanathan Anand, a five-time world champion, has been nominated by Dvorkovich as part of his team to fight the forthcoming elections.

published on : 13th May 2022

Anand, Gelfand to work with Indian players ahead of Chess Olympiad 

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.

published on : 5th May 2022

20-member Chess Olympiad squad to be mentored by Viswanathan Anand

Five-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand, has opted to sit out of the upcoming Chess Olympiad at home.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Chess Olympiad: India names two teams in open and women's section, Anand to mentor squad

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.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Viswanathan Anand and Bhaichung Bhutia share their favourite sporting moments of 2021

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.

published on : 16th March 2022

Viswanathan Anand to mentor Indian team for Asian Games

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.

published on : 30th January 2022

Grandmaster Anand to mentor Indian chess players ahead of Asian Games

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.

published on : 29th January 2022

Sankalp Gupta becomes India's 71st Grandmaster, maestro Anand congratulates 

Sankalp Gupta secured the three required GM norms in just 24 days by playing three tournaments on the trot.

published on : 8th November 2021

Viswanathan Anand to mentor Indian players as Tata Steel Chess returns to Kolkata

The Indian challenge will be spearheaded by Vidit Gujrathi, Adhiban Baskaran and Dronavalli Harika.

published on : 6th November 2021

Viswanathan Anand to join commentary box at FIDE World Chess Championship

The world championship match will be a best-of-14 contest, with tie breaks between the Norwegian champion Carlsen and his Russian challenger.

published on : 15th October 2021

Happy that I did well in Olympiad, but we win or lose as a team: D Harika

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

published on : 24th September 2021

We are confident of putting up a good show: GM R Praggnanandhaa

In conversation with GM R Praggnanandhaa, prior to the Online Chess Olympiad scheduled to begin from September 8.

published on : 8th September 2021

Always admired Evgeny Sveshnikov's love for chess: Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand mourned the demise of renowned Russian GM Evgeny Sveshnikov, who passed away at the age of 71.

published on : 19th August 2021