Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had written to grandmaster Viswanathan Anand greeting him for his accomplishment in defending his world title, here on Thursday.
In a release, she said she was glad for Viswanathan clinching the world chess title for the fifth time and fourth time, consecutively.
“You have won this much deserved title after intense nerve racking rapid tie-breaker games and proved your prowess in rapid and blitz chess. You have brought laurels both to Tamil Nadu and India. I congratulate you on this magnificent victory. May you continue to retain this title for many more years”, she said.