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Lesser Known Facts about Viswanathan Anand

Indian chess Grandmaster and Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand celebrated his 46th birthday. Anand has not only been the king while playing chess, but has been king outside of chess too. Just recently he showed an example of it...
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Viswanathan Anand – A Wise King at Heart

As we all know now , Chennai has just witnessed the worst rainfall in the past 100 years which resulted in massive destruction, both in terms of human lives and property. While many, including personalities like Shah Rukh Khan, Kumar Sangakkara etc...

Greatest Individual Rivalries

Individual sportsman tend to develop some pretty intense rivalries in their discipline. There are chances for both to really let it continue out of the sport, but the rivalry formed, is part of the legacy that will be remembered....

Kramnik and Topalov – the biggest chess rivalry ever?

In the history of chess, there have been many great individual rivalries. Most of them have been professional and in good spirit, but there is one that will always stand out. The rivalry between Kramnik and Topalov began in...

Greatest Team Rivalries in Sports

Rivalry among teams are nearly as common as individual rivalries. Like the other, they can have a host of factors influencing the intensity of the rivalry, not only relating to the sport or sportsmanship, but other political and financial...

Anand takes 103 seconds to make move but goes on to win

Vishwanathan Anand aka Vishy is renowned as one of the fastest players in the chess history but it took him 1 min 43 sec on the 4th move in an Armageddon blitz at the Intel/PCA Rapid Chess Grand Prix-London....

Legendary Kasparov!

One of the best players of all time, Garry Kasparov was the undisputed World champion from 1995 to 1993 and was the classical world champion from 1993 till 2000. He was ranked number 1 from 1986 until his retirement...

Carlsen calls for new World C’ship system!

Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen recently expressed his views on the current format of  the World Chess Championship and called for a more 'evolved' system that improved the chances for other players to have shot at the title and...