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Viswanathan Anand to mentor Indian players ahead of Asian Games

Scroll | 29/01/2022 02:13 PM | Click to read full article

Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand has been roped in as a mentor for the Indian players looking to break into the team for the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, where the sport will make a comeback after a gap of 12 years.

“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 release.