Playing black, Anand got the better of Kasparov in 25 moves in a Nimzo-Indian defence game.
Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Dutch Grandmaster Anish Giri in ninth round
Giri pulled off a win in 51 moves with white pieces in the ninth round, a result which left Anand on nine points.
Airthings Masters Chess Championship: P Harikrishna slips to 10th spot after one loss, three draws on day 2
The India number two now has 3.5 points and has three more games to attempt to finish in the top eight and qualify for the knockout phase.
Viswanathan Anand finished ninth in the standings with 7 match points and a solitary win (over Boris Gelfand) on his debut in the Magnus Carlsen Tour.
Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand finally breaks losing streak with victory over Boris Gelfand in seventh round
Anand then settled for a 46-move draw in the third game against his 2012 world championship challenger.
Legends of Chess: Ian Nepomniachtchi inflicts another defeat on former world champion Viswanathan Anand
Viswanathan Anand, who is making his debut on the Magnus Carlsen Tour, lies ninth in the table with three points.
Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes to fourth straight defeat; Magnus Carlsen beats Boris Gelfand
Viswanathan Anand and Anish Giri played out four draws before the Dutch player pulled off a win in the Armageddon game (a tie-break)
Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand tastes defeat against Magnus Carlsen; Anish Giri beats Vladimir Kramnik
In best-of-four contest former World Champion Viswanathan Anand lost 1.5-2.5 to reigning World No 1 Magnus Carlsen
Legends of Chess: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Peter Svidler in opening round; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri
Viswanathan Anand, making his maiden appearance on the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, drew the first three games of the best-of-four contest before losing the final game on Tuesday.
Organised by the International Chess Federation and Chess.com, the six-team event, touted to the richest online team tournament, features all the big names in the game except World champion Magnus Carlsen
Coronavirus pandemic: Candidates Chess Tournament underway in Russia despite COVID-19 threat, handshakes made optional
Eight of the world’s best chess players began competing in an international tournament in Russia on Tuesday, but were told by organisers that handshakes would be optional because of the coronavirus that has halted most sports around the world.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand planning on lighter 2020 season after struggling to find best form in 2019
Anand could not qualify for the Candidates 2020 and had a below-par outing at the Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands last month, finishing joint sixth spot with Anish Giri, Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Alireza Firouzja
Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand crashes through Jeffery Xiong's defence to register first victory in tournament
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday crashed through the defences of Jeffery Xiong of United States to secure his first victory in the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament.
Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand plays out draw with Anish Giri, shares 11th spot after just one point from three games
Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand played out his second draw in three games, signing peace with Anish Giri of Holland in the third round of the Tata Steel Masters, on Tuesday.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered an early jolt, losing to Wesley So in the second round of the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament.
Tata Steel Chess: 'I'm becoming my own worst enemy,' says Viswanathan Anand after missing out on Tour Finals
Anand missed the Grand Chess Tour Finals by just 1.5 points, getting eliminated after managing just one point in the last five games of the Tata Steel Rapid and Blitz tournament that concluded on Tuesday
Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand eliminated after running out of steam; Magnus Carlsen wins title by big margin
Magnus Carlsen finished the tournament with a whopping 27 points and broke his own record in the Grand Chess tour, bettering his 26.5 points scored at Abidjan, Ivory Coast earlier this year.
Tata Steel Chess: Magnus Carlsen builds up nigh unassailable lead; Viswanathan Anand remains in joint fifth-place
Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen continued his dominating run as he took his lead to an almost unassailable five points
Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand has mixed day as world champion Magnus Carlsen continues dominant run
It was a supershow against Aronian wherein Anand employed the Italian game as white and improved his position inch by inch to get an edge and then got in to a better endgame wherein Aronian was no match
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen begins match with black against Anish Giri in UN-backed campaign targeting racial discrimination
The campaign was launched via Magnus Carlsen's social media channels, which command some of the largest followings of any chess player currently active, to mixed reactions