King is Back; Anand won the World Rapid Chess title, Prime Minister and President congratulated.
Champion player Vishwanathan Anand kept the undefeated in the entire tournament. During which he also managed to beat world champion Magnus Carlson in the ninth round. In the final match, he defeated Vladimir Fedosiv of Russia 2-0 to make the title his name.
Champion player Vishwanathan Anand kept the undefeated in the entire tournament. During which he also managed to beat world champion Magnus Carlson in the ninth round. Significantly in the world, the 2013 Championship, Carlson won the happiness title.
The 48-year-old Anand said after winning the title, “the last two quick events were really bad.” This time I was totally loves for me. I also played well. The first day I realized that I was playing very well. It seemed that time has been arbitration. I got lost in those days for a few moments when I had an influence in fast chess tournaments. Peter Leko also beats me in a fantastic game. I felt good ‘
After winning, Anand tweeted in which he wrote, ‘Thank you everyone. It sounds like I’m swimming. In my mind, the VR The Champions is echoing. This time it is sitting right on seeing the spot. ‘
Thanks all!! Feeling is like floating. My head keeps playing the song… we are the champions! The words ring so true. More on this moment after the blitz!
— Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) December 28, 2017
After this, a series of greetings started on Twitter. In these congratulations Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet was also included. PM Modi wrote, ‘Congratulations. You have proven yourself again and again. You give us inspiration. India is proud of your success in the World Rapid Chess Championship. In response, Anand thanked the Prime Minister by tweeting.
Congratulations @vishy64theking! You’ve proven your mettle time and again. Your tenacity inspires us. India is proud of your exemplary success at the World Rapid Chess Championship!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 29, 2017
President Ramnath Kovind and Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also congratulated Anand.
Congratulations Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Rapid Chess Championship. Such determined pursuit of excellence across decades makes you an inspiration for all of us. India is proud of you #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) December 29, 2017
Your tenacity, mental fortitude and never-give-up attitude is an inspiration to not just chess players, but all sportspersons.
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) December 29, 2017
The special message came from former world champions Gary Kasprov and former cricketer Sehwag V. That welcome happiness. Kasprov said that they are all answers to those who thought you were going to be a minister of Sannyas. There, Veeru also congratulated Anand to inspire the country through his successes.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) December 29, 2017
Anand’s biggest breakthrough in this tournament is being considered to defeat world champion Norway’s Magnus Carlsen. Carlson won the title not only in the 2013 world championship but also in 2014, defeating Anand.