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Master Class with Vishy Anand

by Shahid Ahmed - 19/01/2021

Chess can be learned from anywhere, any time and from anyone. When the seven-time world champion and the man who inspired a nation can be your teacher, you do not want to pass that opportunity. The legend of the game will be doing a webinar with World Chess on Sunday 24th of January 2020 at 9.30 p.m. IST. The topic of the session is "Defending Tough Positions". You will be able to ask questions to Anand and also get your doubts answered. Check out the article to find out how you can learn from one of the best in the world among World Class players. Photo: Amruta Mokal

Defending Tough Positions - Vishy Anand

World Chess organizes a Master Class every month with a world class player to edify the chess enthusiasts and learners about how to get better at the game. The guest in December was FIDE World Cup 2019 winner Teimour Radjabov. On Sunday 24th January, seven-time world champion, maestro Vishy Anand will host a Master Class.

The seven-time world champion and the pride of India - Vishy Anand | Photo: Amruta Mokal

About Vishy Anand

A five-time world chess champion, Anand became the first grandmaster from India in 1988. He won the 2000 FIDE World Chess Championship, a title he held until 2002. He later became the undisputed World Champion in 2007, and successfully defended his title in 2008, 2010 and 2012.


In April 2006, Anand became the fourth player in history to pass the 2800 Elo mark on the FIDE rating list, after Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, and Veselin Topalov. He occupied the number one position for 21 months, the sixth longest on record.


At this Masterclass, GM Anand will talk about how to defend tough positions.

Master Class of Anand on World Chess

On live Master Class Vishy Anand will explain about Defending Tough Positions. You may ask questions during the class and you will be allowed to chat with Anand on the same topic after the conclusion of the class. World Chess has organized various Master Class by Svidler, Kramnik, Dubov, Gelfand, Radjabov, Harikrishna, Adams and many more. Masterclasses take place every month and the materials include personal newsletters and advice on chess.


Date: Sunday January 24th

Time: 4:00 p.m. GMT (9:30 p.m. IST)

Language: English

Duration: 90 minutes

You can subscribe for a month of Master Class here. Please use the coupon code CHESSBASEIND to get 40% discount for first time subscribers.

After payment you'll receive an e-mail with further information, link to the conference will be sent within 24 hours before the Master Class. The Master Class is available online only. Subscribers can replay the Master Class later also.


Master Class on World Chess

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