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Anand to spearhead Indian challenge at Grand Swiss Chess Tournament

Anand to spearhead Indian challenge at Grand Swiss Chess Tournament

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will spearhead the Indian challenge at the Grand Swiss Chess Tournament to be held in the Isle of Man from 10th to 21th October. The world chess body, FIDE, said in a statement that the tournament is expected to be the strongest Swiss-system tournament in the history of chess.

Besides Anand, the  Indian Grand Masters (GMs) who have qualified for the tournament are — P Harikrishna, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, B Adhiban, K Sasikiran and S P Sethuraman.

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