Anand, Viswanathan Age 51


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2753.0
FIDE Rating
2753
World
#17 (active)
India
#1 (active)
FIDE Peak
2817 - 01 Mar 2011
Rapid
2748 World #17 (active)
Blitz
2825 World #4 (active)
Born
11 Dec 1969
Mayiladuthurai,[2] Tamil Nadu, India
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FIDE World Champion 2000-2002, 15th undisputed World Champion 2007-2013. First and only player to win world championships via each of knockout tournament, round robin tournament and match. Former world #1.

World Junior Champion 1987; Indian Champion 1986, 1987 & 1988; Arab-Asian Champion 1986 and Asian Champion 1989.

Interzonals: 1990, 1993 (FIDE), 1993 (PCA).

Candidate in 1991, 1994 (FIDE), 1995 (PCA), 2014 & 2016.

Won the FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament Groningen 1997 which qualified him to play Karpov for the title in 1998.

Won the World Championship Knockout Tournament 2000, holding the FIDE title until January 2002 when Ponomariov won the 2002 Knockout Championship.

World Championship Challenger 1995 (vs Kasparov), 1998 (vs Karpov), 2014 (vs Carlsen).

Third at the World Championship Tournament 2005, won the World Championship Tournament in Mexico City in 2007 to hold the crown until 2013 match against Carlsen, defeating Kramnik in the 2008 WCC match, Topalov in the 2010 WCC match and Gelfand in the 2012 WCC match. Lost to Carlsen in the WCC match 2013 and also lost in the return WCC match in 2014.

Represented India at:

- the Olympiads of 1984, 1986, 1988, 1992, 2004 (winning individual silver top board) & 2006;

- the Asian Team Championships of 1986 (team silver, individual gold board four) & 1989 (team bronze, individual gold top board).

Won team gold at the 2013-14 Bundesliga playing for Baden Baden.

Best tournament results were wins at Wijk aan Zee 1989, 1998, 2003, 2004 & 2006; Linares 1998, 2007 & 2008; Dortmund 1996, 2000 & 2004. He has won numerous other major tournaments.



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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Anand, Viswanathan2785Grischuk, Alexander27651/2-1/235C67Zagreb2021
2Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2716Anand, Viswanathan27851/2-1/252D37Zagreb2021
3Anand, Viswanathan2785Van Foreest, Jorden26221-047C53Zagreb2021
4Korobov, Anton2668Anand, Viswanathan27850-153E47Zagreb2021
5Anand, Viswanathan2785Nepomniachtchi, Ian28071-053B46Zagreb2021
6Kasparov, Garry2801Anand, Viswanathan27850-126E21Zagreb2021
7Anand, Viswanathan2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27941/2-1/289B90Zagreb2021
8Duda, Jan Krzysztof2799Anand, Viswanathan27851/2-1/246A30Zagreb2021
9Anand, Viswanathan2785Giri, Anish27441/2-1/245C55Zagreb2021
10Grischuk, Alexander2765Anand, Viswanathan27851/2-1/227A30Zagreb2021
11Anand, Viswanathan2785Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27161/2-1/264C50Zagreb2021
12Van Foreest, Jorden2622Anand, Viswanathan27850-147C53Zagreb2021
13Anand, Viswanathan2785Korobov, Anton26681-033C11Zagreb2021
14Nepomniachtchi, Ian2807Anand, Viswanathan27851-042A30Zagreb2021
15Anand, Viswanathan2785Kasparov, Garry28011-030B96Zagreb2021
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2794Anand, Viswanathan27851/2-1/263C67Zagreb2021
17Anand, Viswanathan2785Duda, Jan Krzysztof27991-028B12Zagreb2021
18Giri, Anish2731Anand, Viswanathan27511-051A06Zagreb2021
19Anand, Viswanathan2751Saric, Ivan26501/2-1/248B40Zagreb2021
20Duda, Jan Krzysztof2774Anand, Viswanathan27511/2-1/275C65Zagreb2021
21Giri, Anish2744Anand, Viswanathan27851-039C53Zagreb2021
22Anand, Viswanathan2751Grischuk, Alexander27841/2-1/240C67Zagreb2021
23Anand, Viswanathan2751Korobov, Anton27811-044C11Zagreb2021
24Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2761Anand, Viswanathan27511/2-1/270E10Zagreb2021
25Anand, Viswanathan2751Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/227B46Zagreb2021
26Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2831Anand, Viswanathan27511-048B12Zagreb2021
27Anand, Viswanathan2751Van Foreest, Jorden25431-054B47Zagreb2021
28Anand, Viswanathan2753Ivanchuk, Vasyl26781/2-1/259D37chess24.com INT2020
29Anand, Viswanathan2753Ivanchuk, Vasyl26781/2-1/223C84chess24.com INT2020
30Ivanchuk, Vasyl2678Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/241E51chess24.com INT2020
31Anand, Viswanathan2753Ivanchuk, Vasyl26781/2-1/242C84chess24.com INT2020
32Ivanchuk, Vasyl2678Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/257D38chess24.com INT2020
33Anand, Viswanathan2753Ding, Liren27910-140B90chess24.com INT2020
34Ding, Liren2791Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/247A08chess24.com INT2020
35Anand, Viswanathan2753Ding, Liren27910-122B90chess24.com INT2020
36Gelfand, Boris2676Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/246E10chess24.com INT2020
37Anand, Viswanathan2753Gelfand, Boris26761-049B30chess24.com INT2020
38Gelfand, Boris2676Anand, Viswanathan27530-145E10chess24.com INT2020
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, Viswanathan27531-041A06chess24.com INT2020
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, Viswanathan27530-141B47chess24.com INT2020
41Anand, Viswanathan2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/248B90chess24.com INT2020
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Anand, Viswanathan27531-034C24chess24.com INT2020
43Anand, Viswanathan2753Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/253B90chess24.com INT2020
44Leko, Peter2663Anand, Viswanathan27531-069C50chess24.com INT2020
45Leko, Peter2663Anand, Viswanathan27531-022C50chess24.com INT2020
46Anand, Viswanathan2753Leko, Peter26631/2-1/243C65chess24.com INT2020
47Leko, Peter2663Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/261C50chess24.com INT2020
48Anand, Viswanathan2753Leko, Peter26631-057C50chess24.com INT2020
49Anand, Viswanathan2753Giri, Anish27640-145C53chess24.com INT2020
50Anand, Viswanathan2753Giri, Anish27641/2-1/240C67chess24.com INT2020