Viswanathan Anand

Not quite an online chess guy: Viswanathan Anand

Impressed with Indian youngsters, Anand misses the feel of being in a tournament in life under new normal

published on : 30th October 2020

A ‘special’ movement:  India Inclusion Summit goes digital-only mode

Many have temporarily lost access to those services during the pandemic.

published on : 27th October 2020

Playback legend SP Balasubrahmanyam's hidden hand in Vishy Anand's career growth

Balasubrahmanyam, popularly known as SPB or Balu in the movie world, died on Friday afternoon in a Chennai hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19 since last month.

published on : 25th September 2020

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

Russia' Kramnik, the first unified world champion, had an intense rivalry with Anand for many years.

published on : 7th September 2020

‘Results will speak for awards snub’

Anand hopes Online Chess Olympiad performance will get sports ministry’s attention.

published on : 1st September 2020

Online Chess Olympiad: Youth connect in India’s last-eight move

India’s challenge on the last day of pool matches was overcoming Saturday’s disappointment as well as strong opponents, especially from Georgia and China.

published on : 24th August 2020

Viswanathan Anand ends Legends of Chess campaign with 8 defeats

Anand ended the tournament in ninth position behind GM Peter Leko who finished last.

published on : 30th July 2020

Yet another defeat for Viswanathan Anand in Legends of Chess tournament

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.

published on : 29th July 2020

Viswanathan Anand finally gets a win in Legends of Chess tourney

Anand needed just 45 moves to win the first round while he closed down the second round in 49 moves. The third ended in a draw.

published on : 28th July 2020

Ian Nepomniachtchi inflicts another defeat on V Anand in 'Legends of Chess' online 

Anand's struggles continued in the USD 150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament as he suffered his sixth consecutive defeat with a 2-3 loss to Nepomniachtchi of Russia.

published on : 27th July 2020

Viswanathan Anand suffers fifth straight defeat in Legends of Chess online tournament

The former world champion got off to a good start and won the first game of the best-of-four contest but went down 2-3 to Peter Leko of Hungary.

published on : 26th July 2020

Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat in Legends of Chess tourney

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.

published on : 25th July 2020

Viswanathan Anand crashes to third straight defeat in Legends of Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand and Ding Liren lie at the bottom of the points table, without a win against their name.

published on : 24th July 2020

Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen in Legends of Chess tourney

The former world champion had kept the Norwegian ace in check in three games of the best-of-four contest before slipping 1.5-2.5 by in the final game late on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Viswanathan Anand goes down to Svidler in opening round of Legends of Chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand went down 1.5-2.5 to Russia's Peter Svidler in the opening round of the Legends of Chess tournament.

published on : 22nd July 2020
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