Insight Online News
Chennai, Apr 15 : Mr K Viswanathan, father of five-time
world chess champion Viswanathan Anand, died here today
after a brief illness.
He was 92.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Mr Viswanathan, a former General Manager of the Southern
Railway, breathed his last at a city hospital, family sources said.
Anand’s wife Aruna described him as a great support to Anand
and had witnessed his all world championship wins.