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Anish on TATA Steel Chess 2019 with game analyses

Last year started for me with a very pleasant surprise. Scoring +5 in the traditional Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee was a result I couldn’t have dreamt of. This year, once again somewhat unexpectedly, I was fortunate enough to do almost just as well, finishing once again a top of the pack and only second to Magnus Carlsen, who once again showed tremendous for in what they call The Wimbledon of Chess. (Continue)>>>

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“Looking back to 2018”
Anish resumes writing for his website in 2019!

Better late than never, is becoming a motto of my website, but as it is, I decided to send out a short update, to inform the dear readers of some of the highlights of the second half of 2018. (Continue)>>>

“Resuming my webpage with an article about my activities so far in 2018!”

Anish resumes writing for his website and starts with his activities so far in 2018, namely about Tata Steel Chess, Shamkir Chess as well as briefly about working with Vladimir Kramnik including brief annotations of some games.

It's been quite a while ago when I last updated my website.I have been quite occupied writing regularly for New in Chess in the capacity of the contributing editor as well as for my sponsor Optiver. Nevertheless, taking into account the requests of my followers and well-wishers with deep respect, I have decided to resume writing some articles including game annotations for my webpage as regular as possible. (Continue)>>>