2 Min(s) Read
India's first chess grandmaster, Viswanathan Anand, celebrates his 53rd birthday on December 11. He has come a long way since he played his first chess game with his mother at age six — here's a look at the highlights of this journey.
Five-time World Chess Championship winner Viswanathan Anand dominated the world of chess for six years from 2007 to 2013. India’s first Chess Grandmaster celebrates his 53rd birthday on Sunday. The chess legend was born in Chennai on December 11, 1969. In his childhood, Anand was inspired by his mother’s interest in the game and began playing against his mother at the age of six.
On his 53rd birthday, here’s a look at some of the top achievements of Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.