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Back in Chennai, Viswanathan Anand looks forward to home food and bonding with son

After over two months of self-isolation in the German town of Bad Soden and a week's quarantine at a Bengaluru hotel, Viswanathan Anand, suitably turned out in a face mask and shield, was back home in Chennai on Saturday....

High-stakes online chess can be your next quarantine sports obsession

In Game 11 of the inaugural Clutch Chess Champions Showdown, with more than 10,000 people watching online, World No. 2 Fabiano Caruana scratched his three-month-long quarantine hair, palm on his forehead. Commentator and Clutch Chess founder Maurice Ashley yelled,...

Viswanathan Anand to return after being stuck in Germany for three months

CHENNAI -- Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand will finally reach India on Saturday after being stuck in Germany for over three months due to the travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic."Yes... Anand will be...

Four more chess events, total $1m prize money

"The internet is here to stay" - That's how Magnus Carlsen broke the news of hosting a full tour of online events to his Twitter followers on Thursday. He was announcing a fresh programme of four super tournaments, with...

Magnus Carlsen, gamechanger

On a streak of 121 unbeaten classical games, Magnus Carlsen, world No.1 for a decade now, is redefining the sport with his casual genius -- all furrowed brows and sulky mouth on the board and chess visionary, fantasy football...

Viswanathan Anand urges SAI to provide budding players with special chess computers

New Delhi -- Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has requested the Sports Authority of India to provide special chess computers to budding players at its facilities and also expressed concern over children as young as 12 wanting to take...

Anand on board, no Carlsen in FIDE’s Online Nations Cup

The world chess body, FIDE, has rolled out its plans for an online team championship showdown starring top players, starting May 5. The $180,000 FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup, co-hosted by the chess playing platform, has two retired greats...

Check, mates: Yuzvendra Chahal and Viswanathan Anand talk chess, cricket and more

They are stars but move in different orbits; their success means they share a lot of traits but don't often get to chat about them, especially for the benefit of sports fans. We brought together Viswanathan Anand - India's...

Fawlty Towers, Skype calls with son keep Anand going in Germany

The current joke in the Anand household is that when its most celebrated member finally manages to fly back home, the ticket would go up on the living room wall.In Germany since February this year to turn out for...

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