- Releasing his book ‘Mind Master’, Anand, in conversation with N. Ram, Chairman, THG Publishing Private Limited.
- Anand is considered one of the best contemporary chess players in the world, especially renowned for his versatility. He is a five time winner of the World Chess Championshipand was the undisputed World No.1 from 2007 to 2013.
- He is the proud recipient of several prestigious awards. He won the first ever Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award—India’s highest sporting honour in 1991-92.
- In 2007 he was presented with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award for his achievements in chess. He was the first ever sportsperson in India to receive this award.