Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

Viswanathan Anand


A giant baby step

June 03, 2016 12:25 am

Celebrate Praggnanandhaa, but also remember that child prodigies need a nurturing system.

I’m Praggnanandhaa, world’s youngest ever chess International Master

June 01, 2016 2:06 am

World’s youngest to achieve the norm, 10-year-old has the ability to analyze game way beyond his age.

Chess leagues such as MCL could become nucleus for chess: Viswanathan Anand

May 23, 2016 1:04 am

Asked whether it was time for franchise-based national league for chess to start, Anand said that in fact MCL could become a nucleus of the new set up.

Soviet players didn’t want to cheat, they were ordered to: Viswanathan Anand

September 28, 2015 12:52 am

Viswanathan Anand talks about dividing line between Cold War and post-Cold War chess, the perception of Indian players during that period and the genius of Bobby Fischer and his iconic 1972 World Championship match with Boris Spassky.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in Sinquefield Cup

August 28, 2015 12:26 pm

With this draw, Viswanathan Anand took his tally to 1.5 points out of a possible five and with just four rounds to come.

After successive defeats, Viswanathan Anand opens account in Sinquefield Cup

August 26, 2015 1:48 pm

Viswanathan Anand pressed for an advantage without risk against Topalov to get back in the tournament.

Viswanathan Anand suffers another defeat in Sinquefield Cup

August 25, 2015 3:04 pm

Viswanathan Anand was in for another shock as he was defeated by Alexander Grischuk after going down to Hikaru Nakamura.

Viswanathan Anand beats Jon Ludvig Hammer at Norway Chess, inches closer to Veselin Topalov

June 25, 2015 7:15 pm

Viswanathan Anand used the hidden dynamics out of a decent opening to beat Hammer, who was outdone under pressure.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian to remain in joint second spot

June 24, 2015 8:40 pm

It turned out to be a dull day in the tournament as all the five games in the 10-player round-robin ended in draws.

Viswanathan Anand stays at joint-third after draw with Hikaru Nakamura in Norway

June 22, 2015 1:51 pm

Nakamura is now a full point behind the leader while Anand and Anish Giri of Holland are on three points apiece from their five games.