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Mallorca Grand Prix: After three back to back draws, P Harikrishna needs to improve his game
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Mallorca Grand Prix: After three back to back draws, P Harikrishna needs to improve his game

There are indeed six more rounds to go, but if Harikrishna continues to play in such lackadaisical manner, he will definitely find it difficult to reach the top of the charts.

Vidit Gujrathi interview: Viswanathan Anand is a legend, but I would rather be the first me
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Vidit Gujrathi interview: Viswanathan Anand is a legend, but I would rather be the first me

Gujrathi is not somebody who would be smug at having escaped with a draw against Carlsen, but one who would search out his errors that let the world champion escape and find a way to banish them.

Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen too strong for opponents, Vidit Gujrathi held
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Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen too strong for opponents, Vidit Gujrathi held

Planting his knights in the centre, Anand made a temporary pawn sacrifice on move 26 while also opening up lines for his rooks. By the 46th move, the 'Madras Tiger' had wrapped the game up in style.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand faces threat of exit after shock defeat to Canada's Anton Kovalyov
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand faces threat of exit after shock defeat to Canada's Anton Kovalyov

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov and now faces the threat of an ouster from the World Chess Cup in Tbilisi.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna lead Indian charge at prestigious event
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna lead Indian charge at prestigious event

As the biggest chess festival of 2017 begins in Tbilisi, here’s a look at the seven Indians, including Anand, and their chances at the 128-player event.