Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand
Viswanathan Anand
Dinesh Krishnan
At a Glance
  • Profession
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Prize money, endorsements.
  • Education
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#57 Celeb 100 Rank 2012

#49 Money Rank#61 Fame Rank


Anand claimed his fifth Chess World Championship by defeating Israel's Boris Gelfand in Moscow in May 2012. He won the eighth game of the final in just 17 moves-the shortest ever in World Championship history. The title was his fourth in a row and cemented his position as the world's undisputed chess master.
Fast Facts : Many scoff at chess until they hear what the prize fund is: Anand took home a cool Rs 8.6 crore.

2012 Celebrity 100

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