Viswanathan Anand is a vegetarian World Chess Champion
Birth date: Dec 11, 1969
Birth place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Anand has been Title Grandmaster (1988) and the undisputed World Champion since 2007. He has set several records in chess and received India's highest sporting honor in 1992. He is a strict vegetarian wherever he goes and attributes his success in chess to his diet. He feels that there is no question of mental exhaustion because he is meat-free.