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Viswanthan Anand on India's Prospects In Online Chess Olympiad

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  • Sep 07, 2021;
Five-time world Chess champion Viswanathan Anand is leading the Indian team in the largest Online Chess Olympiad. Last year, India and Russia emerged co-champions and there is pressure on India to defend the title. Hit by the pandemic, around 160 countries are competing this time. NDTV's Sam Daniel spoke to Viswanathan Anand on India's prospects, the shift from board to online, impact of the pandemic on chess and potential world champions from India.