Bollywood star Aamir Khan will fight former world champion Viswanathan Anand in the game of chess, as he recently announced an online Twitter handle dedicated to the game called Chess.com. Sharing that Aamir Khan is a fan of the game, the forum tweeted “about the moment everyone was waiting for”.
“The moment you’ve all been waiting for! Superstar Aamir Khan, an avid chess lover, will play an exhibition match against former world champion Vishy Anand! Please donate generously to make this event a success, ”read the full post.
The moment you’ve all been waiting for!
Superstar Aamir Khan, an avid chess lover, will play an exhibition match against former world champion Vishy Anand! (@ vishy64theking)
– Chess.com – India (@chesscom_in) June 7, 2021
A fan also shared photos of the two celebrities in the comments section, showing how the pair had previously met and fought in the game of chess. The admirer wrote the game “epic!” Many other users expressed similar emotions in the comments. One wrote, “Wow, this is awful!” While someone else was quoting, “It’s great, I can’t wait.”
The event is called ‘Checkmate Covid’ and is being organized to help raise money for members of the chess community who have struggled with the virus. It will be held on June 13th and of course a lot of celebrities will be on display against India’s top chess player Viswanathan Anand.
Meanwhile, in the field of work, Aamir Khan wants to release the epic drama Laal Singh Chaddha. The film is a Hindi adaptation of Tom Hanks ’award-winning Forrest Gump. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Mona Singh also appear in Pivotal roles.
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