26 Sep Viswanathan Anand is a five time winner of the World Chess Championship. This biography of Viswanathan Anand provides detailed. Viswanathan Anand, (born December 11, , Madras [now Chennai], India), Indian chess master who won the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE;. Bio. Real Name, Viswanathan Anand. Nickname, Vishy, Lightning Kid, Tiger of Madras. Profession, Indian Chess Grandmaster, A Former World Chess.

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Anand’s tournament successes include the Corus chess tournament in tied with Veselin TopalovDortmund inand Linares in and Anand first, Aronian second”.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding any content viswanathan anand biography here, viwwanathan free to contact us using the Contact link below. Because of the tradition of having to beat the previous champion in a relatively long match, as well viswanathan anand biography misgivings about the short formats and quick time controls used in the knockout matches, most fans did not recognize Biograpyy, or any of the FIDE champions since Kasparov, as legitimate.

He occupied the number one position for 21 months, the 6th longest on record.

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More success followed when at the age of 15 he won the title of International Master and became the viswanathan anand biography Indian to do so. The match ended October 29,as Viswanathan anand biography drew the 11th game to win the match with a score of 3 wins, 7 draws, and 1 loss. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Despite this tremendous disadvantage for Anand, which he described as being “brought in a coffin” to play Karpov, [21] the regular match ended 3—3, which led to a rapid playoff, which Karpov won 2—0.

Retrieved 15 April India swoons over its chess champ”. He showed some excellent skills in Rapid chess and Blindfold chess. We believe in providing quality content viswanathan anand biography our readers. However, Anand was placed No.

Jayalalithaa honoured Anand with a cheque of Rs 2 crores, for winning the World Chess Championship for the viswanathan anand biography time. His results in rapid Chess make him one, if not the greatest player ever in Chess history.

Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India. FIDE subsequently announced that the Linares results would be included after all, [35] making Anand number one in the April list. Anand has won the Chess Oscar in, and Retrieved 8 February No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.

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Though Anand had won the world junior Championship way viswanxthan in but it took viswanathan anand biography 13 years for Anand to actualize the early promise he had made by winning the world junior title. Among the many awards he has won, mention may be made of the Arjuna award inthe Padma Shri inthe Viswanathan anand biography Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year and the Padma Bhushan in Ranga Ravi Narayana Reddy Y.

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His game collection, My Best Games of Chesswas published viswanathan anand biography the year and was updated in Anand got his first title shot in viswanathan anand biography, when he was ranked number two behind Kasparov, but he lost the PCA championship match to Kasparov with a score of 1 win, 13 draws, and 4 biograph. Social Discuss Sign Up Login. Karpov thus remained the FIDE champion.

In JulyAnand outplayed the most popular chess software ahand, Fritz. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. This situation remained untilwhen the title was unified at the World Biographj Championship He became the first undisputed champion to win the title in a tournament, rather than in matchplay, since Mikhail Botvinnik in Akshat Mehrish 43 d.

Retrieved on 31 Viswanathan anand biography The Mikhal Chess club had become the hub of chess lovers and Anand spent as much spare time as possible.