Vishy Anand

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Candidates Chess: It’s the curse of the black again as Anand loses to a well-prepared Nakamura
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Candidates Chess: It’s the curse of the black again as Anand loses to a well-prepared Nakamura

Viswanathan Anand has very clearly come to the Candidates 2016 with this modern school of thought. He isn’t just satisfied with a draw when he has the black pieces and has tried to play with great ambition. The result has been a clear disaster.

Vishy fights back: Anand beats Karjakin to jump back into joint lead in Candidates Chess
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Vishy fights back: Anand beats Karjakin to jump back into joint lead in Candidates Chess

With four wins and two losses, Anand is by far the most uncompromising player in the tournament. As three rounds remain at this event, it is going to be a fight between Caruana’s youthfulness versus Vishy’s experience.

Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand stunned by Caruana, crucial next game against Karjakin today
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Candidates Chess: Vishy Anand stunned by Caruana, crucial next game against Karjakin today

In the tenth round of the World Chess Candidates 2016, Vishy Anand was caught in a well-cooked opening variation by Fabiano Caruana and lost the game in just 33 moves.

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.

Grand Chess Tour: Vishwanathan Anand still win-less; held by Wesley So in seventh round
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Grand Chess Tour: Vishwanathan Anand still win-less; held by Wesley So in seventh round

Viswanathan Anand's hunt for an elusive victory continued as the five times world champion failed to break the solid defences of Wesley So of the USA

Anand's winless run continues; draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Sinquefield Cup
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Anand's winless run continues; draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Sinquefield Cup

Viswanathan Anand's hunt for an elusive victory continued as he was held to a draw by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the fifth round of Sinquefield Cup

Sinquefield Cup: Anand draws with black against Caruana
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Sinquefield Cup: Anand draws with black against Caruana

Playing his third black in four games, Anand did not show any nervousness caused by losses with the slightly unfavourable colour in the game in round one and two.

Vishy 'The Lightning Kid' Anand wants his Rapid kingdom back again
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Vishy 'The Lightning Kid' Anand wants his Rapid kingdom back again

That Lightning Kid has morphed into a five-time world champion and a legend of the game. But now he wants his Rapid kingdom back.

Playing Carlsen was like playing a human computer: Anand
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Playing Carlsen was like playing a human computer: Anand

In an interview with Firstpost, Anand opened up about what went wrong in the world championship match, his future plans and the man who beat him. Excerpts:

World Chess C'ship: Carlsen can now rest easy
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World Chess C'ship: Carlsen can now rest easy

His title defense in tatters after suffering another loss, world champion Viswanathan Anand today said he was left with little choice and decided to go for the kill in the ninth game as he had to drastically change the course of the match.