Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Sunday said the country has many immensely talented players at the junior level, and one of them can "hopefully" become a world champion in future.
Castling is a special move to protect the king and activate the rook. It's the only time in chess a player can move two pieces in one move
Meanwhile, Frenchman Vachier-Lagrave jumped to the top of the standings after 14 rounds with 19.5 points followed by Nepomniachtchi (18.5 points)
Playing with white pieces, Anand beat Kasparov in 30 moves in a Sicillian Najdorf variation game in the fourth round of the Blitz event
Nikhil Kamath's misdemeanour overshadowed the noble cause and Twitter saw several users slam the entrepreneur
All the proceeds will go to RedCross India and the Checkmate COVID initiative of the All India Chess Federation
As most sporting action shut down because of the lockdown, chess found new life online with several tournaments taking place
The movie is yet to be named and there is no clarity on the cast also
The last time a chess player received the Arjuna was in 2013 (Abhijeet Gupta), while a chess coach has been given the Dronacharya just twice -- Raghunandan Vasant Gokhale (1986) and Koneru Ashok (2006)
Viswanathan Anand was forced to stay put in Germany after the COVID-19 outbreak disrupted sporting schedules across the globe apart from restricting movement
India, placed fifth after nine rounds with 5 match points and 16 board points, Russia and Rest of the World are out of contention for the "Super Final"
Here's everything you need to know about the Nations Cup chess tournament featuring some of the world's best players
Yuzvendra Chahal took part in an online blitz event on April 5, while Viswanathan Anand joined a simultaneous online event on April 11
Viswanathan Anand addresses online session for SAI officials from Germany, says the apex sports body can contribute greatly in promoting chess in India
India no.1 Viswanathan Anand, no.2 Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna and B Adhiban and the country's top two women players -- Koneru Humpy and D Harika -- took part in the event organised by chess.com on Sunday
The event will be streamed live on chess.com/tv, where all donations made will be sent to the PM's CARES Fund
The tradition of famous personalities ringing the Eden bell to signal the start of play continued on Day 2 of India vs Bangladesh Test with two chess wizards doing the honours Saturday
An effigy of Ravana burns during the Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers participate in the annual Vijayadashmi programme, in Nagpur.PTI Photo
Devotees pull the chariot of Lord Raghunath on the occasion of Kullu Dussehra.PTI Photo
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia with his son Maha Aryaman Scindia offers prayers at Gorkhi Devghar on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Gwalior.PTI Photo
An effigy of Ravana in flames marking the end of the Dussehra festival, in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates