Anand to represent India in Chess Olympiad?

His performance in the last two years on occasions has been ‘wobbly’, with good and bad results

Vishwanathan Anand interested to be part of India team for chess Olympiad
PTI | Published: January 5, 2018 11:36 pm

Viswanathan Anand expressed interest to be part of the Indian team for the Chess Olympiad to be held in Georgia later this year.

Six-time world champion Viswanathan Anand expressed interest to be part of the Indian team on Friday for the Chess Olympiad to be held in Georgia later this year.

He said this after being felicitated by All India Chess Federation (AICF) and Tamil Nadu State Chess Association (TNSCA) here for winning the World Rapid title in Riyadh recently.

He also claimed a bronze in the Blitz event at the tournament.

The Chennai Grand Master, who has not played in the sport’s premier team event for a while now and his presence could add strength to the national squad.

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