World beneath his feet
The undisputed World Chess Champion since 2007, Viswanathan Anand celebrates his 43rd birthday today. Anand did India proud on becoming the country’s first grandmaster in 1987. He earned the nickname the ‘Lightning Kid’ for his pace and is, till date, considered the strongest rapid player of his generation. Here’s wishing Vishy a very Happy Birthday!
World titles - 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 Undisputed world champ since 2007