Ansari congratulates Anand

Updated: May 31, 2012, 00:10 AM IST

New Delhi: Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning the fifth World Class chamionship saying the victory would be an inspiration to the youth and chess players.

Ansari expressed the hope that Anand`s victory would help turn the national attention on the game of chess.