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Viswanathan Anand

Online Nations Cup Chess: Legend Kasparov and Kramnik join forces

The new 'match of the century' will be global, entirely online, and also gender-inclusive with each team having one female player

22 Apr 2020 1:04 PM

Anand, Humpy to play online exhibition games with donors to raise funds

Other top players who will play these games are India No.2 Vidit S Gujrathi, P Harikrishna and Baskaran Adhiban, Harika (all Grandmasters)

04 Apr 2020 7:01 PM

Commentary to keep Anand busy as COVID-19 restrictions delay his return from Germany

Indian Grandmaster will be commentating on the Candidates tournament for a website

16 Mar 2020 11:21 AM

Viswanathan Anand, Koneru Humpy to lead Indian challenge at Chess Olympiad

A final decision on the composition of teams is due on May 1

06 Mar 2020 7:30 PM

Hope Viswanathan Anand will continue for a few more years: Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Kramnik, however, said recent results suggest that Anand may be past his prime.

08 Jan 2020 1:39 AM


Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand turns 50

A book 'Mind Master', penned by Anand along with sports writer Susan Ninan is being released to coincide with his birthday.

11 Dec 2019 12:55 PM

Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand runs out of steam and luck, Magnus Carlsen wins big

Magnus Carlsen finished the tournament with a whopping 27 points and broke his own record in the Grand chess tour

26 Nov 2019 8:22 PM

Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand ring Eden Gardens' bell on Day 2 of IND vs BAN D/N Test

On Day 1, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rang the Eden Bell.

23 Nov 2019 3:09 PM

There’s no Vishy washy!

Wizard Viswanathan Anand confident of sealing Grand Chess Tour Finals berth.

13 Sep 2019 5:56 AM

Chess: A star is born

“Praggu” also has family support — as his sister R. Vaishali is a woman international master with a good record in competitive chess.

29 Jun 2018 6:42 AM


Top of the line: Chess machine using AI goes for opponent’s throat

In the return match between Deep Blue versus Kasparov, the machine defeated the man 4.5-3.5.

07 Jan 2018 1:44 AM

Anand’s win: Icing on cake

The icing on the cake was Viswanathan Anand winning a world title after a hiatus.

03 Jan 2018 12:04 AM

Wonderful surprise and amazing feeling: Viswanathan Anand

The Chennai ace then defeated Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break to win the trophy.

30 Dec 2017 1:06 AM

Viswanathan Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship

The Indian has claimed the title by remaining unbeaten in the championship with six wins and nine draws.

29 Dec 2017 1:55 PM

Technology has re-defined the game, says Viswanathan Anand

He praised the present day youngsters’ judgement in each and every move.

22 Nov 2017 2:44 AM


Viswanathan Anand to experiment with his playing after missing the World Chess Championship

The organising committee earlier picked Russian GM Vladimir Kramnik over him as the wild card to Candidates meet.

03 Nov 2017 1:32 PM

Anand shocked, faces early exit

In other top matches, world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway outclassed Russia’s Aleksey Dreev.

08 Sep 2017 12:14 AM

Dawn of a new era for Table Tennis?

UTT’s success will depend on its ability to catch eyeballs because table tennis has never been a spectator sport in India.

13 Jul 2017 4:53 AM

2016 Year of the Stunners: Checkmate!

Young chess player Praggnanandhaa is capable of being the best, just like his idol Viswanathan Anand.

25 Dec 2016 12:23 AM