3 decades after being dubbed the 'Lightning Kid' of world chess, the man who broke through Soviet domination, is again the World Rapid Chess Champion at the age of 48. He is married to Aruna Anand and has a son. If Indian chess is where it is now we owe it all to this one man who from '88 has put India right up there. He has won the World Chess Championship for the fifth time beating Boris Gelfand of Israel in Moscow, a place which has produced some of the greatest chess players of the world.

A profile on the Sunday edit page headlined Vishy Anand: The Joy of Chess followed in 1992. Bharat Ratna Viswanathan Anand! Huffington Post | No one deserves a Bharat Ratna more than Viswanathan Anand SportsCafe Desk Yesterday at 5:16 PM Shrinjan Rajkumar asks why despite being considered … Then in 1993, a Sunday Review cover headlined Veni, Vidi, Vishy outlining his exploits in Europe.

Trending Videos. Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand joins the chorus that Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar should be conferred with the highest civilian award, 'Bharat Ratna' Posted by … Besides that, he has also bagged the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Arjuna and Chess Oscar. India's second Grandmaster after Viswanathan Anand, Dibyendu Barua today welcomed the government's decision to bestow Bharat Ratna on Sachin Tendulkar but added that the five-time World chess champion too deserved the highest civilian award. https://www.chessbazaar.com/blog/2019/11/25/viswanathan-vishy-anand Anand is fond of listening to music, swimming and reading. PERSON WHO SHOULD BE A BHARAT RATNA CHENNAI: World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be a great honour if he receives the Bharat Ratna but made it …
One of the leading news portals in Oman, the Times of Oman, covered this visit in great detail, and we bring you an overview of his visit plus ="[Post:view_link]">an in-depth interview with Vishy.

Share Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has demanded the World Chess Champion to be awarded the Bharat Ratna. Viswanathan Anand deserves the Bharat Ratna: Jayalalithaa. Aiming to promote chess in the sultanate, Indian icon Vishy Anand was in Muscat, the capital city of Oman, participating in a series of activities—simultaneous exhibitions, lectures, and meetings.

Apparently the “Bharat Ratna” is a type of award : > The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. SHOW MORE.
Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster and former world chess champion. He is fondly referred to as Vishy, or the ‘Tiger of Madras’ and was awarded the Padma Shri at a young age of 18 years. Viswanathan Anand has done it again. Yet when it comes to the Bharat Ratna he is overlooked.