Maharashtra's Sankalp Gupta also touched the 2500 Elo rating mark during the tournament.
Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Sunday said the country has many immensely talented players at the junior level, and one of them can "hopefully" become a world champion in future.
Castling is a special move to protect the king and activate the rook. It's the only time in chess a player can move two pieces in one move
Meanwhile, Frenchman Vachier-Lagrave jumped to the top of the standings after 14 rounds with 19.5 points followed by Nepomniachtchi (18.5 points)
Playing with white pieces, Anand beat Kasparov in 30 moves in a Sicillian Najdorf variation game in the fourth round of the Blitz event
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All the proceeds will go to RedCross India and the Checkmate COVID initiative of the All India Chess Federation
As most sporting action shut down because of the lockdown, chess found new life online with several tournaments taking place
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The last time a chess player received the Arjuna was in 2013 (Abhijeet Gupta), while a chess coach has been given the Dronacharya just twice -- Raghunandan Vasant Gokhale (1986) and Koneru Ashok (2006)
Viswanathan Anand was forced to stay put in Germany after the COVID-19 outbreak disrupted sporting schedules across the globe apart from restricting movement
India, placed fifth after nine rounds with 5 match points and 16 board points, Russia and Rest of the World are out of contention for the "Super Final"
Here's everything you need to know about the Nations Cup chess tournament featuring some of the world's best players
Yuzvendra Chahal took part in an online blitz event on April 5, while Viswanathan Anand joined a simultaneous online event on April 11
Viswanathan Anand addresses online session for SAI officials from Germany, says the apex sports body can contribute greatly in promoting chess in India
India no.1 Viswanathan Anand, no.2 Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna and B Adhiban and the country's top two women players -- Koneru Humpy and D Harika -- took part in the event organised by chess.com on Sunday
The event will be streamed live on chess.com/tv, where all donations made will be sent to the PM's CARES Fund
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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