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  • Formed: Apr 29, 2010
  • Viswanathan Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess Grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion. Anand has won the World Chess Championship five times[2] (2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012), and has been the undisputed World Champion since 2007. Anand was the FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion in 2003, and is widely considered the strongest rapid player of his generation.[3][4] Anand became India's first grandmaster in 1987.[5] He was also the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991–92, India's highest sporting honour. In 2007, he was awarded India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, making him the first sportsperson to receive the award in Indian history. As the reigning champion, he will face the winner of the upcoming Candidates Tournament for the World Chess Championship 2013.

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  • you should update the description cuz anand isnt the world champion anymore.. magnus is

    by Nick0609 3 days ago

  • भगवान, दयालु, दयालु के नाम पर

    by shamim25 4 days ago

  • Hi all, are we playing any group match against any team?

    by DEBA_TUKU 10 days ago

  • thanks for add me-and good luck !!

    by billy23xx 3 weeks ago

  • What an amazing game by Anand, one just cant stop being enthusiastic with such a nice battle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieQmXFYSwUQ

    by BigChessEnthusiast 4 weeks ago

  • http://www.chess.com/groups/view/adolf-hitler-fan-group your member firefly2611 this is disgusting! I do not tolerate such criminals in groups. please ban him.

    by BLACK_STAR_RIDER 5 weeks ago

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    by arjuniyer 6 weeks ago

  • Do Anybody here like the Trompowsky Attck Big Centre Line

    by arjuniyer 8 weeks ago

  • he is awesome

    by prasanna008 8 weeks ago

  • Anand is a great chess player he is also my favourite

    by varung15 8 weeks ago

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