|Full Name :||Viswanathan Anand|
|Born :||11th- Dec - 1969|
|Zodiac Sign :||Pisces|
|Birth Place :||Mayiladuthurai
|Education :||Loyola College Chennai,
Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School Chennai
|Occupation :||Chess Player|
|Networth :||$3 Million|
Viswanathan Anand is a former World Chess Champion hailing from India. He is considered as the best rapid chess player of his generation. He has been the undisputed World Chess Champion from 2007 to 2013. He has won the World Chess Championship five times in 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012.
He has also won the Chess Oscar 6 times in his career (1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2008). He is only one of six players to break the 2800 mark on the FIDE rating list. He has been the number one player in the world for a total of 15 months.