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Viswanathan Anand on DD Channels

Documentary by Vijay Kumar

India’s Largest Television Network Doordarshan will telecast a special documentary entitled “Viswanathan Anand – World Chess Champion” on its DD 1, DD Sports, DD News, DD Bharti and DD India Channels.

The documentary presents the unique achievement of India’s Super Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand, who became World Chess Champion for the third time when he defeated Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik by a clear margin of 2 points at the recently concluded WCC match 2008 at Bonn in Germany.

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Viswanathan Anand

Produced and Directed by Vijay Kumar, who has covered all the WCC Matches since 2000, this 30 minutes documentary includes footage about Anand’s coveted titles in all three formats of the game: at Teheran (knockout), Mexico City (round robin) and Bonn (match play), as well as World Chess Trophy at Prague, his victories at Linares, Corus and Leon…

This special documentary will be shown first on Doordarshan’s National Channel DD 1 on Sunday the 16th November at 11.30 p.m (19:00 hrs European Time).

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Vijay Kumar, the producer

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