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| On Jul 16, 2021 12:31 AM IST

Tania Sachdev Husband, Chess Rating, Age, Ranking, Online, Youtube, Net Worth, Marriage


Tania Sachdev is an Indian Woman Grandmaster and International Master. She is also a chess commentator and content creator. Her YouTube channel has over 75 thousand subscribers. A Vishwanathan Anand fan, she decided to take up chess as a career in 2007. She received the Arjuna Award in 2009, India’s highest sporting honour.

Who is Tania Sachdev?

  • In 2005, she became the eighth Indian to be awarded Woman Grandmaster.
  • Winner of Indian Chess Championship for women in 2006 and 2007.
  • Won the Women’s Asian Chess Championship in 2007
  • Bronze medal at the Women’s Chess Olympiad in Istanbul in 2012.
  • Won Silver at the Asian Continental Women’s Rapid Chess Championship in 2015.
  • Won gold in the 2016 Commonwealth Chess Championship.
  • Bronze at the Asian Indoor Games in 2017 held at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
  • Commonwealth Chess Women’s Champion in 2018 and 2019.

Tania Sachdev Chess Rating

Her FIDE (World Chess Federation) rating is 2392.


Tania is 34-years-old. She was born on 20 August 1986 in Delhi, India. She has a sister and a brother. Both her parents were athletes. Her brother is a golfer.


She was introduced to the game by her mother at the age of six. Two years later, the prodigy won an international tournament for the first time. K.C Joshi trained her in her early days. Her major achievements as a child are as follows:

  • She won the U12 Indian championship in 1998, the Asian U14 Girls championship in 2000.
  • Won bronze at the World Under-12 Championship in 1998.
  • Won the Asian U20 Girls event in 2002.

Tania Sachdev Marriage

She tied the knot with Viraj Kataria in November 2014 in a grand ceremony. The couples’ parents were family friends for some time.

Viraj Kataria

Viraj is a Delhi-based architect. He specializes in hospitality, educational buildings, and master planning.

Tania Sachdev Net Worth

It is not accurately known but believed to be in the region of USD 1-5 million. Red Bull sponsors her.

Tania Sachdev Ranking

Among women, she is currently ranked 15 in the world.





Tania is a Bollywood buff and a trained dancer. She is also a travel freak. But her biggest hobby is her profession.



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