Viswanathan Anand

About Viswanathan Anand

Birth Day: December 11, 1969
Birth Place: Mayiladuthurai, India

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand was born on December 11, 1969 in Mayiladuthurai, India. Indian Chess Grandmaster who notably won five World Chess Championships between 2000 and 2012.
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Popular As Viswanathan Anand
Occupation Chess Player
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 11, 1969 (Mayiladuthurai, India)
Birthday December 11
Town/City Mayiladuthurai, India
Nationality India

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Viswanathan Anandโ€™s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Viswanathan Anand was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Indian Chess Grandmaster who notably won five World Chess Championships between 2000 and 2012.

Before Fame

He started playing chess at age 6, after being taught by his mother.


He has won many of India's highest civilian and Sports honors, including the Padma Vibhushan and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Family Life

He has two older siblings, his sister, Anuradha, and a brother, Shiva Kumar. He married Aruna Anand in 1996. He and Aruna have a son named Akhil.

Associated With

He attended a presidential dinner hosted by Manmohan Singh in 2010.

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