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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.

Virat Kohli "Lost Control" While Making "Leave India" Comment, Says Viswanathan Anand
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Virat Kohli "Lost Control" While Making "Leave India" Comment, Says Viswanathan Anand

Virat Kohli was recently subjected to Twitter backlash after asking a cricket fan to "leave India".

Chess Olympiad: India Beat Egypt In Open Section, Women Draw Against Georgia
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Chess Olympiad: India Beat Egypt In Open Section, Women Draw Against Georgia

India beat Egypt 2.5:1.5 in open section at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad but the women's team was held to a 2-2 draw.

Chess Olympiad: Day Of Draws For Indian Teams Against Russia, USA
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Chess Olympiad: Day Of Draws For Indian Teams Against Russia, USA

Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace treaty after 43 moves with Ian Nepomniachtchi on the top board.

Chess Olympiad: India To Cross Swords With Top Seed US
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Chess Olympiad: India To Cross Swords With Top Seed US

Fifth-seeded Indian open chess team will be up against defending champions US at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad.

Chess Olympiad: Indian Men Defeat Canada, Women Draw Against Serbia
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Chess Olympiad: Indian Men Defeat Canada, Women Draw Against Serbia

India coasted to a comfortable victory against lowly rated Canada winning three games.

Chess Olympiad: Viswanathan Anand Beats Markus Ragger As Indian Men Crush Austria
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Chess Olympiad: Viswanathan Anand Beats Markus Ragger As Indian Men Crush Austria

World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand put it past Markus Ragger in a brilliant positional game as the Indian men's team cruised to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Austria in the second round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad.

Viswanathan Anand Wins Bronze At World Blitz Chess Championship
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Viswanathan Anand Wins Bronze At World Blitz Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand endured a difficult first day but came storming back on the final day of the World Blitz Chess Championship.

Garry Kasparov Congratulates Viswanathan Anand On Winning World Rapid Chess Title

Garry Kasparov Congratulates Viswanathan Anand On Winning World Rapid Chess Title

Viswanathan Anand beat World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen to lift the World Rapid Chess Championship title.

Viswanathan Anand Bows Out Of World Cup
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Viswanathan Anand Bows Out Of World Cup

Viswanathan Anand crashed out of the World Cup after playing out a draw in a must-win game against Anton Kovalyov of Canada in the second round

Viswanathan Anand Shocked By Anton Kovalyov, Faces Ouster Threat From World Cup
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Viswanathan Anand Shocked By Anton Kovalyov, Faces Ouster Threat From World Cup

Anand's dip in form continued against Kovalyov who kept his nerves in a thrilling game after a speculative piece sacrifice by the Indian ace.

Viswanathan Anand Joint Third in London Chess Classic
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Viswanathan Anand Joint Third in London Chess Classic

The highlights of Viswanathan Anand's campaign were the innovative ideas he displayed, while the lone low point was the defeat against Hikaru Nakamura in the third round.

Viswanathan Anand Survives a Scare Against Anish Giri
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Viswanathan Anand Survives a Scare Against Anish Giri

Viswanathan Anand is at the joint fourth spot with three points, 1.5 point behind leader Wesley So.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Wesley So
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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Wesley So

Viswanathan Anand caught Wesley So completely off guard and the American took a safer route to equality rather than test the Indian in any complex variations.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Michael Adams
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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand Draws With Michael Adams

The tide could have turned differently but it was a difficult chance that Viswanathan Anand missed in his calculation.

Viswanathan Anand Jumps To Joint Second Spot at London Chess Classic
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Viswanathan Anand Jumps To Joint Second Spot at London Chess Classic

Viswanathan Anand came out all guns blazing in the London Chess Classic second round encounter against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and got rewarded for his efforts as the Frenchman did not quite find a real defence.

Viswanathan Anand Draws With Fabiano Caruana in London Chess Classic
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Viswanathan Anand Draws With Fabiano Caruana in London Chess Classic

It turned out to be an easy day in office for Viswanathan Anand according to machines even as the pundits thought the Indian ace was not up to the mark against the younger American

Viswanathan Anand Honoured With Doctorate by IIT Kanpur
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Viswanathan Anand Honoured With Doctorate by IIT Kanpur

Viswanathan Anand, five-time world chess champion, was conferred the "Honoris Causa" Doctorate by IIT Kanpur in a convocation ceremony

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