No-Castling Chess: Viswanathan Anand held to draw by Vladimir Kramnik, all to play for in decider

Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by a preventing Vladimir Kramnik within the third sport of their four-game No-Castling match for the Sparkassen Chess Trophy right here. The Indian maestro led 2-1 after the 61-move draw and has the benefit going into the ultimate sport. In an English Defence sport, … Read more

Viswanathan Anand draws with Kramnik in second game of No-Castling event

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand performed out a draw towards Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik within the second recreation of their four-game match for the Sparkassen Trophy on Thursday. The Indian maestro performed out a 39-move attract an English 4 Knights variation recreation with black items. He’s forward 1.5-0.5 after Thursday”s match. Earlier within the first … Read more

Vishwanathan Anand finishes second in Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand completed second within the Croatia Grand Chess Tour right here on Sunday with a formidable efficiency, accentuated by his two victories over long-time rival Garry Kasparov. Anand, who had crushed Kasparov on the primary day of the Blitz on Saturday, got here up with an excellent efficiency once more to … Read more

Anand beats Kasparov in Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand trumped former world champion Garry Kasparov within the much-awaited contest of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour right here on Saturday. Taking part in with white items, the Chennai-based maestro took down Kasparov in 30 strikes in a Sicillian Najdorf variation recreation within the fourth spherical of the Blitz occasion. The Indian … Read more

Time to move on: Vishwanathan Anand on Nikhil Kamath’s cheating in online chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand on Tuesday stated it’s time to transfer and “get closure” on the controversy that erupted after his loss to entrepreneur Nikhil Kamath in an internet simultaneous charity occasion. Nikhil Kamath, co-founder of on-line inventory brokerage agency Zerodha, had defeated Anand throughout an internet charity match on Sunday and later admitted … Read more

Vishwanathan Anand to feature in Croatia leg of Grand Chess Tour

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will take part within the Croatia Grand Chess Tour Fast and Blitz match to be held in Zagreb from July 5 to 12. The match would be the third leg of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour. Other than the Indian Grandmaster Anand, the occasion may even see former world champion … Read more

Billionaire start-up founder beats Viswanathan Anand in chess celebrity fundraiser game, admits ‘took help, sorry’

IT WAS a high-profile fund-raiser that had all of the substances of a blockbuster: five-time former world champion Viswanathan Anand taking over Bollywood star Aamir Khan, singers Arijit Singh and Ananya Birla, cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal, younger billionaire Nikhil Kamath, and movie producer Sajid Nadiadwala — all on the similar time. However the superstar on-line chess … Read more

Anand, AI and $1m: FIDE-approved Global Chess League aims big

A million {dollars} in prize cash, spectators polling on-line to determine the format, with YouTube stars commentating, and wildcards, seasoned execs and juniors alike taking part in for privately-owned groups from all over the world. All this is part of a fantasy chess league that permits followers to play in opposition to a Grandmaster over … Read more

Career spans of chess players are getting shortened: Vishwanathan Anand

5-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand on Monday stated that profession span of gamers has grow to be shorter than earlier instances due to the excessive degree of exhausting work arising out of intense competitors. He stated the extent of “bodily stress” is way increased as of late as in comparison with earlier instances and … Read more