Mars Kindles the Mental Energy of Viswanathan Anand

In order to excel in the game of chess one needs not only a sharp mind but also a fast mind and Viswanathan was blessed with Martian energy to achieve this.


Vishwanathan Anand is an Indian chess Grandmaster and former World Chess Champion. He was born on 11th December 1969 at Mayiladuthurai in Tamil Nadu state of India.

He has been the acknowledged World Chess Champion from 2007 to 2013. He has won the World Chess Championship five times in 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012. He has also won the Chess Oscar six times in his career (1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2008).

Mars Kindles his Mental Energy

It is because of Mars that he is considered the best rapid player of his generation. As per his horoscope his Mars falls in its own constellation of Dhanishtha. His Mars is very strong with a Shadbala of 142.

His mental power and sports potential comes from the 5th house whose cusp falls in the constellation (nakshatra) of Rahu.

Rahu as per his birth chart represents Mars because of its conjunction. It was in the period from 1994 to 2012 during the main period of Rahu that he ruled the world chess scenario.

Jupiter which occupies the 5th house also falls in the constellation of Mars.


Role of his Mother

He learned the game of chess from his mother during the year 1975 at a tender age of 6 years during the sub-period of Mercury in the main period of the Sun. He was trained by his mother to solve difficult chess puzzles.

Mercury signifies intelligence and in his birth chart Mercury is conjunct the Moon. Mercury is lord of the 4th house representing his mother and also Moon in general signifies mother.

A Cool and deep thinking Mind

Conjunction of Mercury with Moon gives him a cool and deep thinking mind which is essential for excelling in the game of chess.The cusp of the 8th house of deep thought falls in the constellation of the Moon.

Article by: Jyotirvid Pawan Kumar