A Masterly 'Move' by The Chess Champion

Presently stuck in Bad Soden, a small German town, Viswanathan Anand chose to gainfully use the lockdown situation prevailing in most countries. On Anand’s initiative, P. Harikrishna, Vidit Gujrathi, B. Adhiban, K. Humpy and D. Harika joined him to play simultaneous chess online, with over 100 players across the globe for more than five hours, on Saturday, April11.The event raised more than $6000 for the PM-CARES Fund.Anand played 21 eligible players (having FIDE or chess.com Blitz rating of 2000 or lower).These players donated $125 each to play Anand, who won 18 and drew three.
(THE HINDU,April 14, 2020)

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