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The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has brought the two legends together for the home team's first coaching camp ahead of the Chess Olympiad in July-August.
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.
Gukesh also had three draws including one against compatriot G B Harshavardhan who finished with 5.5 points and took the 18th spot
Viswanathan Anand seems past his prime but still extremely good and should continue, says Vladimir Kramnik
Former world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik feels Indian icon Viswanathan Anand seems "past his prime" but remains "extremely good" for a 50-year-old and should continue for some more years.
Vladimir Kramnik to coach 14 young Indian chess players including D Gukesh and R Praggnanandhaa in Chennai camp
Kramnik was quoted as saying in a release that he was happy to be coaching the Indian youngsters again.
Shamkir Chess 2019: Magnus Carlsen's dominance over the past decade strengthens claim to 'greatest of all time' title
Magnus Carlsen has now been world champion for five years since he defeated Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand in the latter’s own backyard of Chennai in November 2013.
R Praggnanandhaa scored a major upset defeating elite GM Pavel Eljanov while Viswanathan Anand and Vidit Gujrathi were held to a draw by lower-ranked players.
Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi's chances of winning title diminish after four successive draws
Vidit is now a point and a half behind the current tournament leader, Jakovenko. With just two more rounds to go, Vidit's chances of making it to the top do not seem realistic.
Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: India's only representative Vidit Gujrathi joint-second in Siberian event
This is the first time that Vidit has been invited to be a part of such a strong closed event. If he performs well here, this might attract him invites to more such closed events.
Tal Memorial Chess Day 3: Rejuvenated Viswanathan Anand wins title, proves mastery over rapid time control
It was the penultimate round that broke the tie at the top. Anand, who had the white pieces in this round, went all out for an attack in his game against Grischuk.
Tal Memorial Chess: Viswanathan Anand clinches rapid title after easy final round draw against Boris Gelfand
Anand finished with six points out of a possible nine, scoring four wins and four draws with his solitary loss coming against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.
Tal Memorial Chess Day 2: Viswanathan Anand beats Hikaru Nakamura in final round to become joint leader
Scoring one win and two draws out of his three games, reigning World Rapid Champion, GM Viswanathan Anand joined Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the tournament lead
Tal Memorial Chess Day 1: Viswanathan Anand placed joint second after last round loss to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
In the light of Anand winning the World Rapid Championship a couple of months ago, he is clearly one of the favourites to win the rapid leg at Tal Memorial
Viswanathan Anand wasn't the only Indian who made his countrymen proud with his performance in Douglas as Swapnil Dhopade and Vidit Gujrathi were also impressive in the tournament.
Harikrishna will have to finish among the toppers in this and the next Grand Prix tournament in order to have a claim on one of the two spots for the Candidates.
Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India finished third overall, with a score of 13.5 points from a possible 21 in the Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge.
Anand pointed out that his ability to work with computers has definitely given him an edge over his competitors, as during his world championship match with Kramnik in Bonn in 2008.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand missed out on some fine chances and drew with his Russian opponent in the seventh round of the tournament.
Viswanathan Anand of India defeated Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fifth round to make a strong comeback in the 10th Tal Memorial chess championship.
India's Viswanathan Anand suffered a setback on Friday, losing to his former world championship challenger Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the fourth round of 10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament in Moscow