Sunday, May 16, 2010

Viswanathan Anand Biography, Wiki, Dob, Age, Height, Weight, Wife and More



Name- Viswanathan Anand

Date of birth- 11/12/1969


Native place- Mayiladuthurai, Tamil nadu, India


Profession- Indian Chess Grandmaster


Family- Vishwanathan Iyer (father), Susheela (mother), Shivakumar (elder brother), Anuradha (elder sister), Aruna anand (wife)


Chess Career- FIDE world chess champion (2000), world chess champion (2007, 2008, 2010), FIDE world rapid chess champion (2003)


Awards- Arjuna award (1985), Padma Shri (1987), National citizens award (1987), Soviet land Nehru award (1987), Rajiv gandhi khel ratna award (1991-92), British chess federation 'Book of the year' award (1998), Padma Bhusan (2000), Jameo de oro, the highest honour given by the Govt. of Lanzarote in Spain (2001),  Chess Oscar (1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008), Sport star millenium award (1998), Padma Vibhushan (2007)



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