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Young Indian Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa stuns former world champion Veselin Topalov in Gibraltar chess festival
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Young Indian Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa stuns former world champion Veselin Topalov in Gibraltar chess festival

Young Indian Grand Master R Praggnanandhaa pulled off a huge upset, beating former world champion Veselin Topalov in the sixth round of the 18th Gibraltar chess festival to record his fifth straight win.

Former world champion Veselin Topalov triumphs over India's Sankalp Gupta in opening round of Gibraltar Chess Festival
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Former world champion Veselin Topalov triumphs over India's Sankalp Gupta in opening round of Gibraltar Chess Festival

Former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria opened his campaign in the Masters section of the 18th Gibraltar Chess Festival that got underway on Tuesday, with a win over India's Sankalp Gupta.

Mind Master review: Viswanathan Anand's autobiography is an unflinching look at the career of India's greatest chess superstar
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Mind Master review: Viswanathan Anand's autobiography is an unflinching look at the career of India's greatest chess superstar

Having been a poster boy for India at chess, Viswanathan Anand still remains somewhat of an enigma for many Indians who cannot grasp the complexities of the sport he played. With Mind Master, the 50-year-old takes you behind the scenes into the sport and his life.

Anish Giri interview: 'Viswanathan Anand's depth of preparation for world championship matches inspired me'
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Anish Giri interview: 'Viswanathan Anand's depth of preparation for world championship matches inspired me'

In an interview with Firstpost, Giri talked about his connection to India, his work with Gujrathi and Anand, the current boom in Indian chess and his prospects of playing in the country.

Viswanathan Anand on evolution of chess, his major career clashes and more
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Viswanathan Anand on evolution of chess, his major career clashes and more

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.

London Chess Classic champion Wesley So: I never celebrate until I get home with the trophies
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London Chess Classic champion Wesley So: I never celebrate until I get home with the trophies

"Every loss or draw is a setback. You can only take it one game at a time. Two steps forward, one step backwards seems to be the normal pace," says Wesley So.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crushes Veselin Topalov with another 'novelty'
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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crushes Veselin Topalov with another 'novelty'

After a novelty against Wesley So, Viswanathan Anand showed the world that he had more tricks under his sleeve by uncorking another interesting novelty against Veselin Topalov.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand makes solid draw against Fabiano Caruana in first round
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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand makes solid draw against Fabiano Caruana in first round

Viswanathan Anand played really well in the first round and made a draw with the black pieces against world number two Fabiano Caruana.

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri, loses the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen for first time since 2008
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Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri, loses the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen for first time since 2008

For the first time in eight years Anand will not be fighting it out for the World Championship title. It is surely a huge heartbreak for the Indian chess fans.

Candidates Chess 2016: Playing as black, Vishwanathan Anand faces crucial Fabiano Caruana test
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Candidates Chess 2016: Playing as black, Vishwanathan Anand faces crucial Fabiano Caruana test

Rejuvenated after his third victory in the previous round, former world champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Fabiano Caruana of United States in a crunch game in the tenth round of the Candidates Chess tournament in Moscow.

Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand dazzles in flawless endgame, outwits Aronian to regain lead in Moscow
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Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand dazzles in flawless endgame, outwits Aronian to regain lead in Moscow

It was an extremely important victory for Anand as Aronian was one of the leaders going into the game and it places him on lead along with Sergey Karjakin on 5.5/9 points.

Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand's brilliant opening prep gives him easy draw against Veselin Topalov; keeps him in hunt
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Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand's brilliant opening prep gives him easy draw against Veselin Topalov; keeps him in hunt

Vishy Anand made an effortless draw against Veselin Topalov, with the black pieces in the eighth round of the World Chess Candidates 2016. With this draw Anand maintains his third position in the tournament with a score of 4.5/8, half a point behind the leaders Sergey Karjakin and Levon Aronian.

Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand spilts point with Anish Giri to stay in hunt; crucial 2nd half begins later today
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Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand spilts point with Anish Giri to stay in hunt; crucial 2nd half begins later today

It was a job well done by Vishy Anand at the seventh round of the World Chess Candidates Championships 2016 as he drew Anish Giri, with the black pieces in 31 moves.

Candidates Chess: Anand settles for a draw despite having Caruana on mat; stays in joint lead
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Candidates Chess: Anand settles for a draw despite having Caruana on mat; stays in joint lead

After a hard-fought strategic battle lasting 40 moves, Viswanathan Anand split point against World No.3 Fabiano Caruana in the third round of the World Candidates Championship in Moscow on Sunday

Vishwanathan Anand goes one up in Candidates Chess, Topalov never in the game after move 20
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Vishwanathan Anand goes one up in Candidates Chess, Topalov never in the game after move 20

It was a great start for Indian chess maestro Viswanathan Anand at the Candidates' World meet as the five-time World Champion beat Bulgarian number one Veselin Topalov and took sole lead in the event with a score of 1.0/1.

Candidates Chess 2016: Vishwanathan Anand to start against Bulgarian Topalov
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Candidates Chess 2016: Vishwanathan Anand to start against Bulgarian Topalov

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will make his opening move against former challenger Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the first round of the Candidates in Moscow.

Sinquefield Chess: Anand finally opens account with draw against Topalov
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Sinquefield Chess: Anand finally opens account with draw against Topalov

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with table-topper Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to open his account in the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.

Vishwanathan Anand finishes second in Norway Chess tournament
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Vishwanathan Anand finishes second in Norway Chess tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.

Chess Candidates: Precise Anand beats Topalov to regain sole lead
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Chess Candidates: Precise Anand beats Topalov to regain sole lead

India's Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament.

Chess Candidates round 9: Vintage Anand beats Topalov
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Chess Candidates round 9: Vintage Anand beats Topalov

Live coverage of the Chess Candidates 2014 as Viswanathan Anand takes on Vaselin Topalov.