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Viswanathan Anand To Do Commentary During World Chess Championship

Oct 15, 2021 PTI

Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.

World Chess Championship: India Beat France 3-1 In Final Preliminary Round Game

Sep 29, 2021 PTI

Earlier in the fourth round, India lost 1-3 to top-seeded Russia late on Tuesday. India will play Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals.


World Team Chess Championship: Indian Women Beat Spain In Round 2

India are currently placed at third with 4.5 points while Russia and Armenia occupy the top two spots. India will play Armenia on Tuesday.

Women's World Chess Championship: India Settle For A Draw With Azerbaijan

Sep 27, 2021 PTI

In other opening-round matches in Pool A, Russia trounced Spain 4-0 and Armenia edged out France 2.5-1.5. India plays Spain in the second round.


There Are Many People With A Lot Of Promise At Junior Level: Anand On Future Of Indian Chess

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.

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10 September, 2021

Online Chess Olympiad: Unbeaten India Storms Into Quarterfinals

PTI

On the final day of the league phase, India posted wins over Hungary and Moldova before sharing honours with Slovenia


21 August, 2021

Chess Association Of India And AICF Announce Merger, Ending Years Of Feud

PTI

AICF president of Sanjay Kapoor said that the warring factions both at the national and state level will now come together under the umbrella of the federation


18 July, 2021

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Holds Vladimir Kramnik, Wins Sparkassen Trophy

PTI

The Indian maestro Viswanathan Anand won the opening game of the series before the next three ended in stalemate.


18 July, 2021

No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand Held To Draw By Vladimir Kramnik, All To Play For In Decider

PTI

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


16 July, 2021

Chess: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Vladimir Kramnik In 2nd Game Of No-Castling Event

PTI

The Indian maestro played out a 39-move draw in an English Four Knights variation game with black pieces.


11 July, 2021

Viswanathan Anand Beats Garry Kasparov Again In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

PTI

Meanwhile, Frenchman Vachier-Lagrave jumped to the top of the standings after 14 rounds with 19.5 points followed by Nepomniachtchi (18.5 points)


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10 July, 2021

Viswanathan Anand Defeats Garry Kasparov In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

PTI

Playing with white pieces, Anand beat Kasparov in 30 moves in a Sicillian Najdorf variation game in the fourth round of the Blitz event


10 July, 2021

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Goes Down To Anish Giri In Croatia Grand Chess Tour

PTI

Dutch GM Giri pulled off a win in 51 moves with white pieces in the ninth round, a result which left Anand on nine points.


06 July, 2021

Viswanathan Anand Returns To Over-the-board Action After A Year In Croatia

PTI

Anand will be featuring in both the rapid and blitz segments in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour


01 July, 2021

Abhimanyu Mishra, 12, Becomes Youngest Chess Grand Master In History

Outlook Web Bureau

Abhimanyu from New Jersey achieved his third GM norm in Budapest at the age of 12 years and four months


14 June, 2021

Did Legendary Viswanathan Anand Lose To Entrepreneur Nikhil Kamath In Chess? Here's What Happened

PTI

Nikhil Kamath's misdemeanour overshadowed the noble cause and Twitter saw several users slam the entrepreneur


11 May, 2021

Checkmate COVID: Viswanathan Anand, 4 Other Grand Masters To Raise Fund - Here's How You Can Join

PTI

All the proceeds will go to RedCross India and the Checkmate COVID initiative of the All India Chess Federation


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26 March, 2021

Young Indian Grandmaster Leon Mendonca Wins 2nd Kumania Tournament in Hungary

PTI

The 15-year-old Goa player remained unbeaten and finished with four wins and five draws in the tournament


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