Congratulations to Viswanathan Anand

Congratulations to Vishy Anand

Tamil Nadu State Chess Association congratulates the five times world champion Viswanathan for having been elected as the Deputy President of the World Chess Federation, FIDE. Vishy Anand is a part of the team of Arkady Dvorkovich who has been re-elected as the President of FIDE for a second term.

The first sportsperson to receive the Padma Vibushan award – Viswanathan Anand, already has donned several roles in chess. One of the all-time greats as a player, as an author of several chess books, a formidable trainer and recently the mentor of the Indian chess teams for the Olympiad, Anand has assumed a new role in a different field of chess as an administrator. TNSCA wishes more and more success in all his chess endeavours, which will make chess more and more flourish and prosperous not only in Tamil Nadu and India but in the whole world.