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 
51Anand, Viswanathan2754Rapport, Richard27521/2-1/247Zagreb9 Jul 2023
52Nepomniachtchi, Ian2779Anand, Viswanathan27540-139Zagreb9 Jul 2023
53Saric, Ivan2657Anand, Viswanathan27541-035Zagreb8 Jul 2023
54Anand, Viswanathan2754Duda, Jan Krzysztof27320-119Zagreb8 Jul 2023
55Lupulescu, Constantin2584Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/251Zagreb8 Jul 2023
56Anand, Viswanathan2754Firouzja, Alireza27770-145Zagreb8 Jul 2023
57Anand, Viswanathan2754Carlsen, Magnus28350-130Zagreb8 Jul 2023
58Gukesh, Dommaraju2744Anand, Viswanathan27540-131Zagreb8 Jul 2023
59Anand, Viswanathan2754Caruana, Fabiano27821-045Zagreb8 Jul 2023
60Rapport, Richard2752Anand, Viswanathan27541-050Zagreb8 Jul 2023
61Anand, Viswanathan2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27791/2-1/242Zagreb8 Jul 2023
62Anand, Viswanathan2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27791/2-1/259Zagreb7 Jul 2023
63Gukesh, Dommaraju2744Anand, Viswanathan27541-040Zagreb7 Jul 2023
64Anand, Viswanathan2754Duda, Jan Krzysztof27321/2-1/259Zagreb7 Jul 2023
65Carlsen, Magnus2835Anand, Viswanathan27541-053Zagreb6 Jul 2023
66Caruana, Fabiano2782Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/242Zagreb6 Jul 2023
67Anand, Viswanathan2754Saric, Ivan26571-039Zagreb6 Jul 2023
68Lupulescu, Constantin2584Anand, Viswanathan27540-143Zagreb5 Jul 2023
69Anand, Viswanathan2754Rapport, Richard27521-041Zagreb5 Jul 2023
70Firouzja, Alireza2777Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/253Zagreb5 Jul 2023
71Aronian, Levon2742Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/241Dubai1 Jul 2023
72Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2747Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/242Dubai30 Jun 2023
73Nepomniachtchi, Ian2779Anand, Viswanathan27541/2-1/256Dubai29 Jun 2023
74Anand, Viswanathan2754Carlsen, Magnus28530-172Dubai28 Jun 2023
75Duda, Jan Krzysztof2794Anand, Viswanathan27310-159Dubai27 Jun 2023
76Anand, Viswanathan2731Aronian, Levon27431-078Dubai26 Jun 2023
77Anand, Viswanathan2731Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27671-048Dubai25 Jun 2023
78Anand, Viswanathan2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27791/2-1/230Dubai24 Jun 2023
79Carlsen, Magnus2853Anand, Viswanathan27541-044Dubai23 Jun 2023
80Anand, Viswanathan2754Duda, Jan Krzysztof27321-040Dubai22 Jun 2023
81Anand, Viswanathan2756Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar27281-035Mayrhofen9 Oct 2022
82Anand, Viswanathan2756Korobov, Anton26721/2-1/267Mayrhofen8 Oct 2022
83Harikrishna, Pentala2717Anand, Viswanathan27561-052Mayrhofen7 Oct 2022
84Anand, Viswanathan2756Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27471-054Mayrhofen6 Oct 2022
85Mamedov, Rauf2646Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/230Mayrhofen5 Oct 2022
86Hjartarson, Johann2468Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/230Mayrhofen3 Oct 2022
87Anand, Viswanathan2756Adams, Michael26961/2-1/243Dortmund24 Jul 2022
88Fridman, Daniel2599Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/227Dortmund23 Jul 2022
89Anand, Viswanathan2756Kollars, Dmitrij26481/2-1/250Dortmund22 Jul 2022
90Anand, Viswanathan2756Fridman, Daniel25991-032Dortmund20 Jul 2022
91Adams, Michael2696Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/225Dortmund19 Jul 2022
92Kollars, Dmitrij2648Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/242Dortmund18 Jul 2022
93Gelfand, Boris2668Anand, Viswanathan27561-045Leon10 Jul 2022
94Anand, Viswanathan2756Gelfand, Boris26680-134Leon10 Jul 2022
95Anand, Viswanathan2756Gelfand, Boris26681-035Leon10 Jul 2022
96Gelfand, Boris2668Anand, Viswanathan27561-035Leon10 Jul 2022
97Anand, Viswanathan2756Gelfand, Boris26680-152Leon10 Jul 2022
98Gelfand, Boris2668Anand, Viswanathan27560-130Leon10 Jul 2022
99Anand, Viswanathan2756Santos Latasa, Jaime26751-051Leon8 Jul 2022
100Santos Latasa, Jaime2675Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/242Leon8 Jul 2022