Articles about Vishwanathan Anand
12 Jul 2021
Anand beats Kasparov, finishes second in Croatia Grand Chess Tour
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand finished second in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb on Sunday with an impressive performance, accentuated by his two victories over long-time rival Garry Kasparov.
09 Jul 2021
Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Anand held to draw in sixth-round
Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Russia's Alexander Grischuk in the sixth round of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament on Thursday.
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.
20 Jul 2019
Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster
India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Aug 2018
The Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen, genius redefined
Magnus Carlsen has rightly been called the 'Mozart of Chess'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.