Anand was in Germany to play within the Bundesliga chess league in February and was to return to India in March, however was pressured to remain put after the COVID-19 outbreak disrupted sporting schedules throughout the globe other than proscribing motion.

Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand lastly returned to India on Saturday after being caught in Germany for over three months because of the journey restrictions imposed within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anand was in Germany to play within the Bundesliga chess league in February and was to return to India in March, however was pressured to remain put after the COVID-19 outbreak disrupted sporting schedules throughout the globe other than proscribing motion.

The Chennai-based chess maestro arrived by an Air India flight (AI-120) from Frankfurt by way of Delhi and reached the Kempegowda Worldwide Airport in Bengaluru round 1.15 pm.

“Sure…Anand has arrived. He’s fantastic and settling down,” his spouse Aruna Anand informed PTI.

In keeping with her, Anand stated he’s fantastic and glad to be again in India.

“We’re glad that Anand is again after a very long time. He’ll full quarantine procedures and are available to Chennai as per protocol,” she had stated earlier.

As per the protocols for these returning to Karnataka, Anand will probably be below institutional quarantine for seven days till he’s examined damaging and later he will probably be dwelling quarantined for 14 days, a Well being division official stated.

Anand left Frankfurt on Friday evening and reached Bengaluru on Saturday afternoon.

The flights from Germany are scheduled to land solely in Delhi and Bengaluru.

Anand was staying close to Frankfurt and did on-line commentary for the Candidates match in Russia earlier than it was known as off mid-way because of the pandemic and led the Indian workforce within the On-line Nations Cup earlier this month.

He had been in contact along with his household in Chennai frequently by way of video calls and stored himself busy with chess-related work.

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