safwan riyaz

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Post By : safwan riyaz

Post Rank : 1018th

Category : Sports Arena

Sub Category : Tennis

15 Jan 2014

He is among the only 6 people in history to break the 2800 point mark in FIDE rating list.

Became Grand master at the age of 19.

He was the world number one.

He won World Chess Championship 5 times.

He was the first to recieve the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, which is india's highest sports honour.

He also become the first sporstperson to get the Padma Vibhushan, second highst civilian honour.