Tania Sachdev: This female chess player keeps her glam quotient in check!

Updated: 20 August, 2020 14:16 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Tania Sachdev was born in New Delhi on August 20, 1986.

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    Tania Sachdev is also a commentator and a chess presenter.

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    Tania was first introduced to chess at the age of six by her mother.

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    Tania Sachdev won her first international title at the age of just eight!

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    When she was a kid, Tania Sachdev was coached by one K.C. Joshi. She went on to win many events in chess during her childhood.

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    Tania Sachdev completed her graduation from Shri Venkateswara College.

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    Tania Sachdev completed her schooling from Modern School located in Vasant Vihar, Delhi.

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    Tania Sachdev is an U-12 India champion, bronze medallist at World U-12 Girls Championship, U-14 Asia girls' champion and Asian Junior Girls Championship winner.

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    Tania Sachev won the Woman Grandmaster in 2005 and International Masters in 2008.

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    In November 2014, Tania Sachdev got married to Delhi-based architect Viraj Kataria.

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    Another fact is that Tania Sachdev is also a trained Indian classical dancer.

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    Tania Sachdev captioned this picture showing off her play of words: If I was Alice I would have never left wonderland #butiamnot #soiwilljustmovetogoainstead

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    Sharing an interactive post with a stunning picture of hers, Tania Sachdev wrote, "A pause in the hustle or hustling with the pause #mixedfeelings. Let’s do this thing I picked up from @saaraoinonen In the comments below, share one good thing that happened to you today. I’ll go first. I woke up, went to water my plants and saw two big beautiful butterflies. A yellow and a blue one. Made me stupidly happy. Your turn."

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    Besides being a chess player, Tania Sachdev is also a chess presenter and commentator. She loves reading and shopping.

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    Tania Sachdev often travels to beautiful locations and clicks some pictureque clicks from her travel diaries.

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    Tania Sachdev shared this photo from one of her trips to Goa and captioned it: I'm in Goa and you're not. Green with envy?

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    Tania Sachdev can be listed as one of the most stylish and glamourous sports stars in the country.

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    Tania Sachdev sports a flowery short dress and captioned this picture: Sit down and be humble. I’m halfway there and it’s only January

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    Tania Sachdev shared this stunning picture during Diwali and captioned it: You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop - Rumi. ps: my gallery is filled with an embarrassing number of inspirational quotes and this one is an all time favourite. pps: Happy Diwali everyone

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    Tania Sachdev with yet another one of her fun captions and photos: Casually getting ready to crawl out of the painting. What? at least it's not a TV

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    Tania Sachdev: Constantly torn between a strong mind and a silly heart. But both agree that this by @juhinandaofficial is wayyyy too pretty

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    Tania Sachdev shared this picture with an inspirational message: The best thing about life is the opportunity to live it. To experience, evolve, travel, spread a bit of sparkle and a lot of kindness. To have your beliefs but also the courage to learn and adapt. To be inspired by what you do and the desire to get stronger at it.. My new baby, this chess set by @purlinglondon is bold, brilliant and beautiful! A lot like life

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    Tania Sachdev with one of her close friends: My girlfriends back and she’s cooler than ever

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    Tania Sachdev gives us a taste of yet another one of her one-liners: I don’t care if the glass is half full or half empty as long as it’s refillable 

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    Tania Sachdev shared this picture during one of her night outs and wrote: Great food + great cocktails + a game or 5 = My kind of night. Gotta love @chessclublondon

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    Tania Sachdev: The mood later at night when you don't win a piece up position

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    Tania Sachdev really knows how to be sarcastic. She captioned this: Trying to point out the point

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    Two Tania's? Tania Sachdev gets this twin photo spot on

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About The Gallery

India's most famous women's chess player Tania Sachdev is a perfect example of a woman moving ahead in a man's world. The female chess star is also one of the most stylish women in the country, but very few may know of it. As she celebrates her birthday today, we show you a little bit of her glamourous side through these photos on Instagram

First Published: 20 August, 2019 10:25 IST