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.
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 tied the knot with Viraj Kataria in November 2014 in a grand ceremony. The couples’ parents were family friends for some time.
Viraj is a Delhi-based architect. He specializes in hospitality, educational buildings, and master planning.
It is not accurately known but believed to be in the region of USD 1-5 million. Red Bull sponsors her.
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.