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Viswanathan Anand wins 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh

Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand has won the 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship by beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 28, 2017. The Indian master remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and ..

Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

The Norwegian has sealed his third consecutive victory in World Chess Championship after 3 weeks of game and tiebreakers in New York. He defeated Russian Grand Master Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin. Fact-Sheet: Karjakin had tied against Carlsen in 12 regular rounds ..

Viswanathan Anand conferred with 2016 Hridaynath Mangeskar Award

Five-time world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand (46) was honoured with the 2016 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award. He was presented with award by the Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in Mumbai on the occasions of celebrations of 25th anniversary of the Hridayesh ..


Viswanathan Anand wins London Chess Classic title

Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand has won his maiden 6th London Chess Classic title. It the fifth and final round he defeated British Grandmaster Michael Adams. In this title Mr. Anand scored seven points in all under the Soccer-like ..


Magnus Carlsen defeats Anand: Retains World Championship

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen retained his title of World chess champion by defeating Indian opponent Viswanathan Anand in the 11th round of their title match held in Sochi, Russia. Carlsen scored 6.5 points after the final match to retain the title ..


World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand keeps the crown

Indian Grand Master Viswanatan Anand retained the FIDE ( Federation Internationale des Echec) World Chess Title for the record 5th time Defeated Boris Gelfand of Israel after 2nd round of tie breaker game in Moscow The title has been held ..