Viswanathan Anand Current Affairs, GK & News

44th International Chess Olympiad to be inaugurated by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate 44th International Chess Olympiad on July 28, 2022. The Olympiad will be inaugurated at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai. Inauguration event will start from 6PM. Facts to know about 44th International Chess Olympiad: The 44th Chess Olympiad is scheduled to be conducted from July 28 to ..

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Tamil Nadu: Panel for State Education Policy

The government of Tamil Nadu has recently formed a 13-member panel to frame the education policy of the state. The government had made a promise of formulating a state education policy in the 2021-22 state Budget. Overview: This panel will be headed by retired Delhi High Court Chief Justice D Murugesan. The other panel members ..

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Chess: Victory of Praggnanandhaa over Magnus Carlsen

India’s Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has defeated the reigning world champion Norway’s Magnus Carlsen. He did so using black pieces and took 39 moves to checkmate Carlsen. This win came in the eighth round of Airthings Masters chess tournament’s preliminary stage being held online. Overview: This tournament is the first of the nine events that will take ..

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Chess Legend Viswanathan Anand named ambassador of WWF India

On April 17, 2020, the Chess legend Viswanathan Anand was named the ambassador of World Wide Fund India. He has joined the organization for its environment education programme. Highlights The environment education programme was started in 1976. It undertakes initiatives to reach out to  youth, school children and citizens in the country. The main aim ..

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AICS reconstituted to 18 Members from the earlier 27

As the Olympic year begins, The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has reconstituted the advisory body, All India Council of Sports (AICS) and extended the tenure of the body to three years. V. K. Malhotra remains the President of the Council. The number of members of the advisory body was reduced to 18 from ..

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Viswanathan Anand writes book “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life”

The book titled “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life” has been authored by Indian Chess legend Viswanathan Anand. Through the book, Anand revisits his greatest games and worst losses, his unique experiences of playing against the best minds, and the methods he employs to prepare for wins, cope with disappointments and, simply, stay ..

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