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Legendary Anand wins Tata Steel blitz tournament in style

Kolkata, Nov 14: Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand saved his best for the last to clinch the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India Blitz Tournament by getting past overnight leader Hikaru Nakamura in the playoff here on Wednesday. The 48-year-old five-time world champion, who

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Anand unhappy with constant zigzagging of chess formats

Kolkata, Nov 13: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not happy with the constant zigzagging of formats, saying that he finds it ‘unhelpful’. Here for the Rapid and Blitz competitions in the Tata Steel Chess India 2018, Anand suggested separate seasons for the

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Anand congratulates new FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich

Chennai, Oct 5: World number 10 and former World Chess Champion Indias Viswanathan Anand on Friday congratulated Arkady Dvorkovich who won the FIDE Presidential election in Georgia. FIDE is the global body that governs chess. In a tweet Anand said: “Congrats to @advorkovich