Anish is currently studying in Grotius College in Delft. Unlike most other prodigies, he is a regular college student following his class every day (with a limited absence allowed by the school during major tournaments and events).
His favorite subjects in the school are physics and mathematics, although he
likes history, geography, and biology as well.
He likes to play table tennis and football if time allows. He also likes writing articles and annotating top games. He has annotated number of top games for a popular chess-site ChessBase, and has written number of articles including analyses of his own games for the chess magazines, such as New in Chess, 64 (Russian chess magazine), the German magazine Schach Magazin 64 and so on.