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 was held to an easy draw by Dutch hopeful Jorden Van Foreest in the sixth round of Tata Steel Masters.
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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 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.
Magnus Carlsen defeated Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in the final phase of four quick-fire extra games at the World Chess Championship. The 12 regular rounds ended in a draw
Almost three weeks after the Chess World Championship between Magnus Carlsen and Sergei Karyakin began, the last scheduled game ended on Monday in a draw - just like nine of the previous 11 games
Viswanathan Anand drew with Peter Svidler as Sergey Karajkin became the new challenger to Magnus Carlsen after the end of the Candidates chess tournament.
Viswanathan Anand suffered his third defeat in four games as he slipped further in the London Chess Classic tournament.
Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Alexander Grischuk, Michael Adams and Levon Aronian have all got 2.5 points apiece after five rounds of London Chess Classic
The game of fluctuating fortunes witnessed Viswanathan Anand exerting early pressure and Magnus Carlsen was on the edge while towards the end Norwegian let go of his opportunities in what was a keenly contested third round game.
Viswanathan Anand had a below-par performance with two losses and seven draws in the nine-round Sinquefield Cup chess tournament.
After three draws in the first four rounds of the tournament, Viswanathan Anand's hunt for the victory ended in a delightful manner as he crushed Magnus Carlsen in all departments of the game to move up to 2.5 points.
Viswanathan Anand said the World Chess Championship match against Magnus Carlsen was tough and insisted he was not thinking of quitting the game despite losing to the Norwegian for the second straight time.
Viswanathan Anand lost Game 11 to Magnus Carlsen, who successfully defended his the World Chess Championship in Sochi.