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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Viswanathan Anand

Born:           11 December 1969 (Mayiladuthurai, India)
Spouse:       Aruna Anand

Recipient of Arjuna Award (Chess) (1985)
Padma Shri (1987)
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (1991-92)
Padma Bhushan (2000)
Padma Vibhushan (2008)
World Chess Champion (since 2007 till now)

Viswanathan Anand is an Indian Chess Grand Master.  He has been the World Chess Champion since 2007, the last of the Championship Games held in 2010 at Sofia.  He has been the brand Ambassador (for free) for Vidyasagar (formerly, Spastics Society of India).

My best games of Chess

FIDE World Chess Championship 2010
World Chess Federation (FIDE) Profile
Wikipedia on Viswanathan Anand

World Chess Championship 1995