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Kramnik vs. Anand 2008 preview: A 1996 game played by Kramnik

Just 18 days until Anand plays Kramnik for the title of World Chess Champion in Bonn, Germany. Below I continue with my preview for this historic match by examining a timeless game played by Kramnik in 1996. Enjoy!   In 1996 Vladimir Kramnik played an exceptionally brilliant game as black verses a very strong opponent namedContinue reading “Kramnik vs. Anand 2008 preview: A 1996 game played by Kramnik”

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand was born on December 11, 1969 in Madras India. At the age of 14, Vishy won the 1983 National Sub-Junior Chess Championship with a score of 9/9. A year later he became India’s youngest player ever to achieve the International Master title. In 1987, Anand became the first Indian to win the World JuniorContinue reading “Viswanathan Anand”

Countdown until Anand vs. Kramnik

     In 22 days Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik will face off in Bonn, Germany for the title of World Chess Champion. According to my database these two elite chess players have faced each other in 127 official games. On these occasions, Anand beat Kramnik 19 to 15, with 93 draws. Below is VladimirContinue reading “Countdown until Anand vs. Kramnik”