Following his 17 move demolition of Boris Gelfand a couple of days ago, a number of Indians on the Interwebz have been on something of an Anand-high. The India Today archives retains a fascinating interview with Anand from 1997 that documents his resolve after losing to Kasparov in the World Chess Championships in 1995.
Chetan Bhagat is the best-selling author of the recently released 'Five Point Someone - What not to do at IIT'. He has been kind enough to agree to an email interview, to answer a few of our questions.
- First of all, congratulations on a well-written book. I finished the book in one session, so I'm sure that that speaks for itself :) To the questions: