World Champion Viswanathan Anand was felicitated in Chennai on Sunday, an occasion when the Grand Master revealed chose to explain how he managed to defend his title despite the pressures. Calling Boris Gelfand a complicated opponent, Anand said it was all about how well he prepared. "Boris was a complicated opponent. In chess, it is all about how well you are prepared and how little your opponent is. I was expected about what was to come and wanted to put him under pressure," he said.