Mind Master review: Viswanathan Anand's autobiography is an unflinching look at the career of India's greatest chess superstar
Having been a poster boy for India at chess, Viswanathan Anand still remains somewhat of an enigma for many Indians who cannot grasp the complexities of the sport he played. With Mind Master, the 50-year-old takes you behind the scenes into the sport and his life.
Viswanathan Anand recalls in autobiography how Anatoly Karpov's dig at his 'character' in 1998 spurred him
Viswanathan Anand recalls in autobiography 'Mind Master' how Anatoly Karpov's dig at his 'character' in 1998 spurred him.
Norwegian chess superstar Magnus Carlsen on Wednesday cemented his reputation as the game's greatest player after demolishing US hopeful Fabiano Caruana in a winner-take-all world championship decider.
Viswanathan Anand vs Garry Kasparov: A classic rivalry set to revive at Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz event
Marvelling the tactical sharpness of Viswanathan Anand and Garry Kasparov, one could not help getting excited that these two masters will be once again battle each other
Anand pointed out that his ability to work with computers has definitely given him an edge over his competitors, as during his world championship match with Kramnik in Bonn in 2008.
Fans tuning into the 2016 World Chess Championship from home may well have the best seats in the house, with the tournament set to be broadcast live in 360-degree Virtual Reality (VR) - a first in any sport, organisers say.