The chess maestro Vishwanathan Anand is a planet now

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Here’s an inquiry for the geeks… what do Roger Federer, Jesse Owens, Arsene Wenger, Donald Bradman and India’s Vishwanathan Anand have common in all them?

Vishwanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand

All things considered, aside from every one of them being associated with some game, they all have  minor planets named after them. The previous World Chess Champion joined this novel club when a minor planet (4538), placed generally between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, was named after him.

The recently named minor planet, (4538 Vishyanand), was found by Kenzo Suzuki of Toyota, Japan, on October 10, 1988.

A staff individuals from Minor Planet Center, Michael Rudenko, was welcome to name the item as it stayed anonymous for over 10 years. “The thought of naming a minor planet for Anand was completely my own,” Rudenko told Express solely. “After watchful thought I chose him in light of the fact that notwithstanding being an incredible chess player he is additionally a courteous fellows and cosmology devotee,” Rudenko said.

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