The moment you all have been waiting for!— Chess.com - India (@chesscom_in) June 7, 2021
Superstar Aamir Khan, an ardent chess lover, will be playing an exhibition match against former world champion Vishy Anand! (@vishy64theking)
Please feel free to donate generously to make this event a success. https://t.co/mgOmSwr54n pic.twitter.com/YFyK1oeka2
Bollywood celebs are doing their bit by raising funds for the ones affected by the global pandemic, it includes every possible thing they can do physically or virtually. This includes finding resources, organising a digital concert or even playing a friendly game on the digital platform. The latest is that perfectionist Aamir Khan will be playing a game of chess against none other than chess grandmaster and former world champion Viswanathan Anand. This game will be played to raise funds to help the ones affected due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This exhibition match between the chess master and the perfectionist will be played on the virtual platform.
Twitter handle Chess.com – India shared this news in their latest tweet, “The moment you all have been waiting for! Superstar Aamir Khan, an ardent chess lover, will be playing an exhibition match against former world champion Vishy Anand! (@vishy64theking)Please feel free to donate generously to make this event a success.” This match will be held on June 13, 2021, at 5 pm and will be live-streamed on YouTube Channel, Chesscom India as per reports in the media. It is held in association with The Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Here’s the announcement below-
This is not the first time, Aamir and Anand will play a game of chess, they have been competitors on several occasions in the past as well. ALSO READ: Time Machine: BTS Footage Dated 1992 From Aamir Khan’s Unfinished Sci-Fi Film With Shekhar Kapoor Surfaces
With Bollywood makers keen to make a biopic on eccentric personalities from different fields, chess grandmaster had once revealed that Aamir will be a perfect fit to portray him on screen. He said, “Aamir plays and understands chess. He is a great method actor… I can only hope he is interested.”
Aamir Khan will be seen in the Bollywood remake of Forrest Gump, titled Laal Singh Chaddha co-starring Kareena Kapoor Khan. ALSO READ: Aamir Khan’s Daughter Ira Khan Launches Non-Profit Organization ‘Agatsu Foundation’ To Help Spread Awareness On Mental Health-VIDEO
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