Wednesday, May 30, 2012

VISWANATHAN ANAND .. CROWNED WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP


The 42 year old Viswanathan Anand has been crowned the World Chess Champion after he beat Israel's Boris Gelfand 2.5-1.5 in a tense tie-breaker at the Trietyakov Gallery in Moscow.  


This is his fifth crown and fourth in a row and his prize money is ~$1.4million 


He has been the world champion since 2007


Anand said "game started tensed and it was a long and tough match.  He admitted that Gelfand was a tough competitor and the match was very even.  I was extremely fortunate that I was able to come back the next day and it is quite a reasonable situation.


They played with prior preparation and safe way, avoided complications only a couple of games have been exciting to create a buzz in chess circles.


VISWANATHAN ANAND'S ACHIVEMENTS ARE....
** FIRST GRAND MASTER AT THE AGE OF 16
**WON JUNIOR TITLE IN 1989
** FIRST ASIAN TO WIN THE FIDE WORLD CHESS
     CHAMPIONSHIP IN TEHRAN IN 
     2000,2007,2008 & 2010
** WORLD CHAMPION SINCE 2007


INDIA ALWAYS ROCKS AND WE INDIANS TOO.................


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