Anish Giri

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Birthday
28, 1994
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1994 (age 24)
Birthplace
Russia

About

International chess prodigy, born in Russia and representing the Netherlands.

Before Fame

He moved from Russia to Japan and then to the Netherlands before becoming known as a chess prodigy.

Trivia

He became a Grandmaster at the young age of 14 and in January 2011, he beat world number one Magnus Carlsen.

Family Life

His mother is Russian and his father is Nepalese.

Associated With

He is often compared to fellow chess prodigy Alexander Obolentseva.