Anand, Viswanathan (1969 -)


Alternative last name spellings
Alternative first name spellings: Vishy
Alias: The Tiger of Madras




Description: Anand is a Chess Grandmaster and the first Indian and Asian World Chess Champion. He is a celebrity in India, where he has been chosen athlete of the year on multiple occasions.
Sex: Male Occupation: Chess Player
Place of Birth / Death: Chennai, Tamil Nadu / – Country Tags: India
Centuries: XX – XXI Title: Grandmaster (1988)
Wolrd Champion: 2000-2002 (FIDE); 2007-2013 School: –
Styles: Flexible. Chess Olympiads: 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 2004, 2006.



Articles: No
Tournaments: 1 (Caissa Trophy 2018. 5.5/9)
Fictional stories (MC Universe): No
Music Composers vs. Chess Players: No


External links



  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.