Visvanathan Anand, the Indian chess player to motivate Indian chess team ahead of Asian games

India’s grand master and five-times world chess champion, Visvanathan Anand get the chance as a mentor for those people who are trying to get a place in Indian chess team for Asian games.  Asian games will be held this year in Hangzhou, China. Chess returned in Asian games after 12 years. The All-India Chess Federation (AICF) is hoping for lots of medals from Indian chess team in Asian games, which is scheduled in September, this year from 10th September to 25th September. “Eyeing the four gold medals at stake in the games, the legendary Grandmaster Anand took a different role and will mentor the team and the first session between him and the players will kick start next Thursday,” the AICF said in a statement. The AICF eyes on improving the India’s best performance at the 2010 Guangzhou Games, where India won two bronze medals.

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