Articles about Viswanathan Anand
10 Jun 2021
Aamir Khan-Viswanathan Anand's chess duel to raise COVID-19 relief funds
Aamir Khan will take on former world champion Viswanathan Anand in a game of chess to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.
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.
22 Apr 2020
Viswanathan Anand to represent India in online Nations Cup chess
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
21 Jan 2020
Tendulkar and Anand dropped from AICS advisory panel: Details here
Indian sports legends, Sachin Tendulkar from cricket and Viswanathan Anand from chess, have been dropped from the advisory panel of the All India Council of Sports (AICS).
12 Sep 2019
Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here
India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.
29 Aug 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: India's 64th GM Prithu Gupta on his chess journey
15-year-old Prithu Gupta is enigmatic, intelligent and mature.
20 Jul 2019
Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster
India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.
30 Jul 2018
Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?
Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.
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.
21 Dec 2017
World Chess Championship 'Kama Sutra' logo stuns internet
The world of chess has been left stunned after the FIDE 2018 World Chess Championship unveiled its logo. It looks like a 'Kama Sutra' logo, at best.
15 Dec 2017
As SC hears case against Jallikattu, organizers plan IPL-style event
A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed violent protests over Jallikattu, the sport is all set to make a return, and how.
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.
29 Aug 2017
Why do we have a National Sports Day?
National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.
14 Aug 2017
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs Anand
The game of 64 squares is back in the spotlight, as its greatest champion returns to centre stage.
22 Jul 2017
Viswanathan Anand takes a break to focus on World Cup
Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand is taking some time off as he wants to to focus on the next month's Rapid & Blitz Chess tournament in St Louis.
10 Feb 2017
Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today
Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's culturally deep-rooted bull-taming sport is set to be organized in Alanganallur today.
01 Feb 2017
Centre stands with Jallikattu in front of SC
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a recent legislation which overrode the court's ban on Jallikattu.
23 Jan 2017
TN Assembly passes Jallikattu bill
The Tamil Nadu assembly passed the Jallikattu bill which was tabled by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
21 Jan 2017
Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre
In the latest development, the Centre yesterday speedily cleared the proposal allowing an ordinance on Jallikattu.
15 Jan 2017
Tamil Nadu politicians defy SC ban on Jallikattu
Defying the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu, encouraging others to participate in the controversial bull taming sport.
24 Nov 2016
Is he India's next Sachin Tendulkar?
A video of a five-year old Delhi batsman playing in an Under-14 tournament has gone viral on the internet.
30 Sep 2016
Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists
Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.
19 Sep 2016
Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister
Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.
15 Sep 2016
Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists
On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
15 Aug 2016
Sports achievements in the past decade
In the past decade, India's big sporting moments include the 2007 WT20 victory, 2008 Beijing Olympics where Abhinav Bindra clinched the only ever individual Gold for India, in shooting, and the ICC World Cup in 2011.