Chess Champ Defies Age to Win Fourth World Championship

Chess Champ Defies Age to Win Fourth World Championship

Chess Champ-Viswanathan Anand photo by Stefan64-CCChess champs are thought to be past their prime at 30.

But after toiling in the shadows of all-time greats like Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov, Viswanathan Anand became the first Indian to bring the World Chess Championship home to India, the birthplace of chess and the only place where a celebrity player gets mobbed in the street.

The 43-year-old won his fourth straight chess crown — and fifth overall — on May 30.

(READ the story in Time magazine)

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