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The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has congratulated Vishwanathan Anand on his retaining the World Chess hampionship. Dr. Manmohan Singh in his congratulatory letter to Anand said he has created a lasting legacy in the world of chess.
The text of the Prime Minister's message to Anand is as follows:
"I join the nation in congratulating you on winning the world chess championship for a record fifth time. You have created a lasting legacy in the world of chess and continue to do so with your spectacular performances.
You have shown exceptional dedication to the game, a never say die spirit and a steely resolve to carve a niche for yourself in the history of the game. You are truly one of the all time greats.
I wish you many more enjoyable years playing the game."