To most of us, Anand is the embodiment of success and high performance. But his journey to the pinnacle of world chess hasn't been easy. From failure to virtual neglect by the game's elite, Anand saw it all before his golden reign of the last three years, when he has been simply unbeatable as the world champion. But he never let the demons take control. He always worked back his way. But then, just what makes him tick? We asked the man himself.