Anand, Viswanathan Age 54


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2751.0
Live Rank
#11
FIDE Rating
2751
World Rank
#11
India Rank
#3
FIDE Peak Rating
2817 - Mar 2011 (Age 41)
FIDE Peak Rank
#1 (2803) - Apr 2008 (Age 38)
Rapid
2749 World #6, Peak 2822 (Apr 2018)
Blitz
2722 World #15, Peak 2832 (Dec 2018)
Born
11 Dec 1969
Mayiladuthurai,[2] Tamil Nadu, India
FIDE ID 5000017
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Active Years:
1984 - 2024
Total Games:
4278
Wins:
1578 (37%)
Losses:
591 (14%)
Draws:
2109 (49%)
Total score:
62%
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
2742
White:
B90 Sicilian Defense (92 games)
C42 Russian Game (91 games)
C65 Ruy Lopez (76 games)
Black:
C54 Italian Game (62 games)
E15 Queen's Indian Defense (62 games)
E12 Nimzo-Indian Defense (43 games)

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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Games

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
1Anand, Viswanathan2751Amin, Bassem26831-027Casablanca19 May 2024
2Nakamura, Hikaru2795Anand, Viswanathan27511/2-1/255Casablanca19 May 2024
3Anand, Viswanathan2751Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/223Casablanca19 May 2024
4Amin, Bassem2683Anand, Viswanathan27511/2-1/217Casablanca18 May 2024
5Anand, Viswanathan2751Nakamura, Hikaru27951/2-1/249Casablanca18 May 2024
6Carlsen, Magnus2830Anand, Viswanathan27511-020Casablanca18 May 2024
7Anand, Viswanathan2754Bluebaum, Matthias26681/2-1/230Germany25 Feb 2024
8Nakamura, Hikaru2780Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/255Germany24 Feb 2024
9Anand, Viswanathan2748Abasov, Nijat Azad26411-047Germany23 Feb 2024
10Anand, Viswanathan2754Grandelius, Nils26891/2-1/241Durres7 Oct 2023
11Sadhwani, Raunak2641Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/239Durres6 Oct 2023
12Martirosyan, Haik M2696Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/230Durres5 Oct 2023
13Anand, Viswanathan2754Amin, Bassem26801/2-1/252Durres4 Oct 2023
14Suleymanli, Aydin Elshan2588Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/234Durres3 Oct 2023
15Aronian, Levon2742Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/243Amsterdam26 Sep 2023
16Anand, Viswanathan2754Gelfand, Boris26551-041Amsterdam26 Sep 2023
17Kramnik, Vladimir2753Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/261Amsterdam26 Sep 2023
18Anand, Viswanathan2754Grischuk, Alexander27321-032Amsterdam26 Sep 2023
19Dubov, Daniil2710Anand, Viswanathan27540-142Amsterdam25 Sep 2023
20Anand, Viswanathan2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711/2-1/232Amsterdam25 Sep 2023
21So, Wesley2753Anand, Viswanathan27541-061Amsterdam25 Sep 2023
22Anand, Viswanathan2754Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27340-124Amsterdam25 Sep 2023
23Anand, Viswanathan2754Svidler, Peter26890-141Amsterdam25 Sep 2023
24Gelfand, Boris2655Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/214Amsterdam23 Sep 2023
25Anand, Viswanathan2754Aronian, Levon27421-045Amsterdam23 Sep 2023
26Anand, Viswanathan2754Kramnik, Vladimir27531/2-1/226Amsterdam23 Sep 2023
27Grischuk, Alexander2732Anand, Viswanathan27541-040Amsterdam23 Sep 2023
28Anand, Viswanathan2754Dubov, Daniil27101/2-1/228Amsterdam22 Sep 2023
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Anand, Viswanathan27540-170Amsterdam22 Sep 2023
30Anand, Viswanathan2754So, Wesley27531-024Amsterdam22 Sep 2023
31Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2734Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/257Amsterdam22 Sep 2023
32Svidler, Peter2689Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/232Amsterdam22 Sep 2023
33Orlov, Andrey2503Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/276Dusseldorf28 Aug 2023
34Anand, Viswanathan2754Dominguez Perez, Leinier27391/2-1/219Dusseldorf28 Aug 2023
35Aravindh, Chithambaram VR2645Anand, Viswanathan27541-046Dusseldorf28 Aug 2023
36Eljanov, Pavel2695Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/271Dusseldorf28 Aug 2023
37Anand, Viswanathan2754Donchenko, Alexander26841-060Dusseldorf27 Aug 2023
38Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2739Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/273Dusseldorf27 Aug 2023
39Anand, Viswanathan2754Huschenbeth, Niclas26031-052Dusseldorf27 Aug 2023
40So, Wesley2769Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/229Dusseldorf27 Aug 2023
41Anand, Viswanathan2754Harikrishna, Pentala27111/2-1/230Dusseldorf26 Aug 2023
42Sargissian, Gabriel2692Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/223Dusseldorf26 Aug 2023
43Anand, Viswanathan2754Moussard, Jules26611-073Dusseldorf26 Aug 2023
44Anand, Viswanathan2754Saric, Ivan26571/2-1/268Zagreb9 Jul 2023
45Duda, Jan Krzysztof2732Anand, Viswanathan27540-138Zagreb9 Jul 2023
46Anand, Viswanathan2754Lupulescu, Constantin25841/2-1/247Zagreb9 Jul 2023
47Firouzja, Alireza2777Anand, Viswanathan27541-040Zagreb9 Jul 2023
48Carlsen, Magnus2835Anand, Viswanathan27541-041Zagreb9 Jul 2023
49Anand, Viswanathan2754Gukesh, Dommaraju27440-134Zagreb9 Jul 2023
50Caruana, Fabiano2782Anand, Viswanathan27541-073Zagreb9 Jul 2023