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Viswanathan Anand was playing out his third decisive game.(AFP)

Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin to finish joint second at Altibox chess event

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Stavanger
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 10:25 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand faced the Queen pawn opening from Sergey Karjakin and went for the Queen’s gambit declined. Karjakin showed some preparation as he played fast in the initial stages and faced a new idea by Anand on move 13.
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Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will take part in the Altibox Norway super tournament.(AFP)
Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand will take part in the Altibox Norway super tournament.(AFP)

Big test awaits Viswanathan Anand at Norway super chess tournament

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Stavanger (Norway)
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 05:48 PM IST
If recent records are anything to go by, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand is likely to stage a comeback of sorts.
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In the morning session, Anuj surprised everyone by getting the better of higher ranked Shubham Kumthekar. The Symbiosis School student was playing with white and started with an E4 opening while Shubham, who was rated 400 points above his opponent, tried to confuse him with an orthodox opening.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
In the morning session, Anuj surprised everyone by getting the better of higher ranked Shubham Kumthekar. The Symbiosis School student was playing with white and started with an E4 opening while Shubham, who was rated 400 points above his opponent, tried to confuse him with an orthodox opening.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

10-year-old prodigy Anuj Dandekar shines on day two of chess tournament in Pune

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 08:17 PM IST
Dandekar was the centre of attention after his performance on the second day of the Late Bharatbai Halkude Memorial First All India Open World Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating Chess Tournament at Ganesh Kala Krida, Swargate.
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