Vishwanathan Anand

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-11-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC panel to probe allegation of harassment by retired judge 12-11-2013 10:01 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • Anand disappoints with loss to Nakamura 13-05-2013 01:28 PM

    Bryne, Norway: World champion Vishwanathan Anand was in for a shocker as he lost to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the fourth round of Norway Chess 2013 Super tournament while Sergey Karjakin of Russia remained on path of creating history after he scored a victory over Levon Aronian of...
  • Anand to face Nakamura in round four of Norway Chess tournament 12-05-2013 12:18 PM

    Bryne, Norway: Fresh from a brilliant victory against Bulgarian Veselin Topalov, world champion Vishwanathan Anand will next take on Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the fourth round of Norway chess 2013 Super Tournament. The three rounds for Anand have been contrasting so far. It was a sedate start with...
  • Anand to face Carlsen for World Championship in Chennai 06-05-2013 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: Viswanathan Anand will defend his World Chess Championship title against world number one Magnus Carlsen in his home city as FIDE on Monday chose Chennai as the venue for the prestigious match. Even as it has been reported that Carlsen was not keen to play in Chennai and...
  • Anand outclasses Fressinet in round seven of Alekhine Memorial 30-04-2013 02:54 PM

    St. Petersburg: Peaking at the right time, world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a facile victory against Laurent Fressinet of France to end up at a joint third spot after the seventh round of the Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament on Tuesday. The victory helped Anand take his tally to four points...
  • Anand registers an easy draw in second leg of Alekhine Memorial 29-04-2013 03:22 PM

    St. Petersburg: World Champion Viswanathan Anand got off to a good start in the second leg of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament by holding Vladimir Kramnik for an easy draw in the sixth round that concluded here on Monday. Ending the Paris leg on a high with a victory against Ding...
  • Vishwanathan Anand beats Ding Liren, jumps to sixth spot 26-04-2013 04:08 PM

    Paris: World champion Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defenses of Chinese champion Ding Liren and jumped to sixth spot after the end of the fifth round of the Alekhine memorial chess tournament here at the Louvre. Ending the first leg of the tournament on a high, Anand proved too good...
  • Vishwanathan Anand scores third draw in Alekhine Memorial 25-04-2013 07:59 PM

    Paris: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out his third draw on the trot, signing peace with joint-leader Maxime Vachier-Lagraev of France in the fourth round of Alekhine Memorial chess tournament. It turned out to be an easy affair for Anand as he went for an age-old variation in the Semi...
  • Anand-Carlsen World Championship match could move out of Chennai 23-04-2013 06:21 PM

    Chennai: There is some uncertainty over Chennai as the venue for the eagerly-awaited World Chess Championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen after the World No 1 player from Norway expressed unhappiness with the FIDE's choice of venue. The FIDE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with All...
  • Viswanathan Anand: The next Bharat Ratna?

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    Viswanathan Anand has done it yet again. With his nail-biting victory over Boris Gelfand, Anand has proved that he is one of the greatest chess...

  • Sporting legends lash out at CWG organisers 24-09-2010 09:35 AM

    New Delhi: India's sporting legends lash out at the organisers, saying only sportsmen and sports lovers should be allowed to run the games. At the end of the day the athletes stand to lose out if the games can not be organised properly, say sportspersons PT Usha and Vishwanathan Anand...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 25-08-2010 11:57 PM

    Get the day's top stories with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Anand insulted: When will we learn to respect our sporting icons? 25-08-2010 12:07 AM

    On India at 9, CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts on the controversy surrounding the HRD Ministry's failure to give citizenship clearance to Vishwanathan Anand. ...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-08-2010 11:49 PM

    Get all the top stories of the day with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Citizenship row: HRD Minister apologizes to Anand 24-08-2010 10:45 PM

    HRD Ministry had failed to give citizenship clearance to chess wizard Vishwanathan Anand to enable him to get an honorary doctorate from a university. ...
  • Why does a losing Indian cricket team get support but world champ Anand doesn't?

    Vishwanathan Anand retaining the World Chess Championship title told CNN-IBN that the 12th and the final game against Bulgarian Veseline Topalov was the toughest ever....
  • Anand aims for the top spot in chess rankings 26-06-2009 02:43 PM

    Vishwanathan Anand is not short on motivation to retain the world title. ...
  • Watch: At home with chess champion, Vishwanathan Anand 09-12-2008 04:38 PM

    Winning a world title is not something new for Viswanathan Anand. ...
  • Watch: Viswanathan Anand hones cooking skills 25-11-2008 11:13 PM

    CNN-IBN's HImanshu Singhal met the grand master relaxing at home. ...