"Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand" is an Indian chess Grandmaster (chess)/Grandmaster and former World Chess Championship/World Chess Champion. Described by grandmaster and chess commentator Lubomir Kavalek as one of the most versatile world champions ever, Anand has won the World Chess Championship five times (2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012), and was the undisputed World Champion from 2007 to 2013. Anand was the World Blitz Chess champion in 2000. Anand was the FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion in 2003, and is widely considered the strongest Fast chess/rapid player of his generation. He is one of only two world champions who have won the Classical, Rapid and Blitz world championships. Anand has won the Chess Oscar six times (1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008). Anand is the only world champion who has won the world chess championship playing in all different formats (Match, Tournament, and Knockout).

Anand became India's first Grandmaster (chess)/grandmaster in 1988. He was also the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991–92, India's highest sporting honour. In 2007, he was awarded India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, making him the first sportsperson to receive the award in Indian history.

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My aim is also to increase my physical stamina and have been doing cardio vascular regimens. Now I will try to relax and get to Argentina well rested and ready to play.

He conducted the attack quite well and I had an unpleasant position despite the extra pawn. Alexander just played better than me today.