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Viswanathan Anand Reunites With Family In Chennai After Completing 7-Day Institutional Quarantine
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Viswanathan Anand Reunites With Family In Chennai After Completing 7-Day Institutional Quarantine

Viswanathan Anand reunited with his family in Chennai after completing a seven-day institutional quarantine in Bengaluru.

Viswanathan Anand Lands In India After Being Stuck In Germany For Over Three Months
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Viswanathan Anand Lands In India After Being Stuck In Germany For Over Three Months

Viswanathan Anand finally returned to India on Saturday after being stuck in Germany for over three months due to the travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

India Draw With Europe After Win Against Rest Of World In Online Nations Cup Chess Tournament
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India Draw With Europe After Win Against Rest Of World In Online Nations Cup Chess Tournament

India played out a 2-2 draw against Europe in Online Nations Cup chess tournament in the eighth round, a setback after their first win in the event notched up against the Rest of the World.

Indian Embassy In Touch With Viswanathan Anand, Wife Hoping He "Returns Soon"
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Indian Embassy In Touch With Viswanathan Anand, Wife Hoping He "Returns Soon"

Viswanathan Anand's wife is relieved that the Indian embassy is in constant touch with him and he is doing fine.

Viswanathan Anand To Lead India At Online Nations Cup Chess Tournament
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Viswanathan Anand To Lead India At Online Nations Cup Chess Tournament

Organised by the International Chess Federation and Chess.com, the six-team event is touted to be the richest online team tournament with a prize money of USD 180,000.

Online Chess Event Featuring Viswanathan Anand, Yuzvendra Chahal Raises Rs 8.8 Lakh For COVID-19 Relief Funds
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Online Chess Event Featuring Viswanathan Anand, Yuzvendra Chahal Raises Rs 8.8 Lakh For COVID-19 Relief Funds

The online chess charity event raised Rs 8.8 lakh for the waste pickers' community fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chess Has Adapted Well To COVID-19 Lockdown With Online Events: Viswanathan Anand
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Chess Has Adapted Well To COVID-19 Lockdown With Online Events: Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand reflected on sports amid the worldwide coronavirus lockdown and said chess seems to have coped well so far.

PM Narendra Modi Praises Chess Players For Innovative Fund-Raiser Drive
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PM Narendra Modi Praises Chess Players For Innovative Fund-Raiser Drive

Five leading players Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna and B Adhiban, Koneru Humpy and Dharika, alongside Viswanathan Anand had participated in an online chess exhibition and helped raise Rs 4.5 lakh for the PM-CARES Fund.

Viswanathan Anand Waiting For Suitable Time To "Fly Back" Home From Germany, Says Wife
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Viswanathan Anand Waiting For Suitable Time To "Fly Back" Home From Germany, Says Wife

Viswanathan Anand had gone to Germany to take part in the Bundesliga Chess tournament and was slated to return on March 16.

Viswanathan Anand, Koneru Humpy To Lead India In Chess Olympiad
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Viswanathan Anand, Koneru Humpy To Lead India In Chess Olympiad

Viswanathan Anand and Koneru Humpy will lead India's men's and women's teams respectively in the Chess Olympiad to be held in Moscow.

Viswanathan Anand Shares Day-Night Test Experience With Magnus Carlsen
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Viswanathan Anand Shares Day-Night Test Experience With Magnus Carlsen

Anand and world champion Magnus Carlsen rang the bell at Eden Gardens on the second day of India's first-ever pink ball Test against Bangladesh in November last year.

Viswanathan Anand Draws With 20-Year-Old Jorden Van Foreest In Tata Steel Masters
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Viswanathan Anand Draws With 20-Year-Old Jorden Van Foreest In Tata Steel Masters

Viswanathan Anand was held to an easy draw by Dutch hopeful Jorden Van Foreest in the sixth round of Tata Steel Masters.

Viswanathan Anand Plays Another Draw As Magnus Carlsen Breaks World Record
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Viswanathan Anand Plays Another Draw As Magnus Carlsen Breaks World Record

Viswanathan Anand remained winless for the fourth round running, while world champion Magnus Carlsen registered his 111th game without losing, surpassing a 15-year-old record.

"Stood There, Looked Stupid": Magnus Carlsen Shares Experience Of Ringing Ceremonial Bell In Day-Night Test
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"Stood There, Looked Stupid": Magnus Carlsen Shares Experience Of Ringing Ceremonial Bell In Day-Night Test

On the second day of the Kolkata Test, Magnus Carlsen and India's Viswanathan Anand rang the ceremonial bell at Eden Gardens to mark the beginning of the first session.

Viswanathan Anand Falls Further Behind As Magnus Carlsen Extends Lead
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Viswanathan Anand Falls Further Behind As Magnus Carlsen Extends Lead

Viswanathan Anand is in joint third spot with six points along with Ding Liren of China and Anish Giri of Holland, while Magnus Carlsen is on top with 10 points.

Viswanathan Anand An Inspiration, Consistency Defies Logic: Wesley So
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Viswanathan Anand An Inspiration, Consistency Defies Logic: Wesley So

Filipino-American Grandmaster Wesley So said Viswanathan Anand was so intelligent that he could have been something great even if he did not become a chess player.

Viswanathan Anand Confident Of Sealing Grand Chess Tour Finals Berth
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Viswanathan Anand Confident Of Sealing Grand Chess Tour Finals Berth

Viswanathan Anand, who finished a disappointing tied third in the Sinquefield Cup last month, needs 13 points from the remaining two legs in Bucharest and Kolkata.

Delhis Prithu Gupta Becomes Indias 64th Grandmaster
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Delhi's Prithu Gupta Becomes India's 64th Grandmaster

Prithu Gupta's achievement came 31 years after Viswanathan Anand had become India's first Grandmaster.

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