World Chess Champion Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Felicitated

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Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand beat challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel to win the World Championship crown for the fifth time overall and fourth in a row. The victory also meant that the ‘King of Chess’ will keep the crown till 2014, when the next World Championship will be held. Indian Ambassador to Russia Ajai Malhotra felicitated the Grandmaster on his victory.