Vishwanathan Anand

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Aanand L Rai to direct chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand's biopic

14 Dec 2020

Aanand L Rai to direct chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand's biopic

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set to co-produce and direct an upcoming biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.

Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster

20 Jul 2019

Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster

India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.

Carlsen defeats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess Championship

29 Nov 2018

Carlsen defeats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess Championship

Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, who has been the undisputed king of chess since winning the World Championship from Vishwanathan Anand, managed to retain his position on top after beating American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana in tie-breakers.

Chess Olympiad 2018: All you need to know

25 Sep 2018

Chess Olympiad 2018: All you need to know

2018 Chess Olympiad, the 43rd edition of the tournament, kick-started on September 23 and will go on till October 6.

Chess: 5 strategies to improve your performance

04 Sep 2018

Chess: 5 strategies to improve your performance

Chess is a game of the mind, which can only be won by out-thinking your opponent.

The first Indian Grandmaster: Vishwanathan Anand

10 Aug 2018

The first Indian Grandmaster: Vishwanathan Anand

One of the greatest chess players ever, Vishwanathan Anand has won everything a player can think of.

The Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen, genius redefined

10 Aug 2018

The Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen, genius redefined

Magnus Carlsen has rightly been called the 'Mozart of Chess'.

5 best Chess players from India

22 Jul 2018

5 best Chess players from India

Chess is said to have originated in India and then sent to Europe via the Arab world.

Know everything about India's youngest Grandmaster

24 Jun 2018

Know everything about India's youngest Grandmaster

R Praggnanandhaa became the world's second youngest Grandmaster as he achieved this feat at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.

Vishwanathan Anand wins Rapid Chess title at Tal Memorial

05 Mar 2018

Vishwanathan Anand wins Rapid Chess title at Tal Memorial

Viswanathan Anand won the Tal Memorial rapid chess title in Moscow, finishing the event with 6 points, scoring four wins and four draws.

Vishwanathan Anand beats World No.1 Magnus Carlsen in World Rapids

28 Dec 2017

Vishwanathan Anand beats World No.1 Magnus Carlsen in World Rapids

Former world champion Vishwanathan Anand stunned the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh.

Anand ousted by Anton Kovalyov; Karjakin crashes out as well

08 Sep 2017

Anand ousted by Anton Kovalyov; Karjakin crashes out as well

On Thursday, Canadian World No. 109 Anton Kovalyov knocked out Indian chess mastermind Vishwanathan Anand in the second round of the World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Vishwanathan Anand, SP Sethuraman ease into second round

06 Sep 2017

Vishwanathan Anand, SP Sethuraman ease into second round

On Monday, chess mastermind Viswanathan Anand secured his place in the second round by holding Malaysia's Li Tian Yeoh to a draw at the ongoing Chess World Cup in Tbilisi.

Aakanksha Hagawane creates history, wins under-16 World Chess Championship

05 Oct 2016

Aakanksha Hagawane creates history, wins under-16 World Chess Championship

India's Aakanksha Hagawane created history as she won the Under-16 World Youth Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.