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Anand’s regime is over, Magnus Carlsen is new World Chess Champion !

New World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway

Anand’s regime is over, Magnus Carlsen is new World Chess Champion ! Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 in the match that was held from 7th November in Chennai, India. The last 10th game (out of 12 possible) finished in a draw after 65 moves …

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Chennai WCC Game 9: Anand loses, Carlsen half a point away from title

ninth game of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013

Chennai WCC Game 9: The ninth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in Magnus Carlsen’s favour after 28 moves of play. The defending champion Viswanathan Anand made the first move 1.d4, which was greeted with enthusiastic applause in the playing hall. The challenger and world’s top rated player responded …

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Chennai WCC Game 8: A quick draw, 5-3 in favour of Carlsen

Quick draw in game 8 of FIDE World Championship between anand and carlsen.jpg

Chennai WCC Game 8: The eighth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in draw after 33 moves of play. The challenger and world’s top rated player Magnus Carlsen changed his opening strategy and went for 1.e4 this time. The defending champion Viswanathan Anand echoed Carlsen’s repertoire and defended with …

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Chennai WCC Game 7: A colorless draw, Carlsen closer to the Title

Chennai WCC Game 7 A colorless draw Carlsen closer to the Title

Chennai WCC Game 7: The seventh game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in a draw by repetition after 32 moves of play. The defending champion Viswanathan Anand once again allowed the Berlin Ruy Lopez, despite achieving little against this system in earlier games in the match. This time Anand …

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Chennai WCC Game 6: Another endgame disaster, Anand loses again

Viswanathan-Anand-chennai 2013-game 6

Chennai WCC Game 6: World champion Viswanathan Anand struggled once again with his white pieces and suffered a painful defeat against challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the sixth game of the World Chess Championship on Saturday. After a shocking loss from a drawn position in the fifth game, Anand looked prepared to strike back but the Berlin defence yet again …

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Chennai WCC Game 5: Carlsen strikes

FIDE World Championship G5- Carlsen opens the score

Chennai WCC Game 5: The fifth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in Magnus Carlsen’s favour after 58 moves of play. The challenger started the game with 1.c4 and after sidelining several popular openings, from Semi-Slav to Noteboom to Marshall Attack, the relatively rare 6.Nc3 brought about an interesting …

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Chennai WCC Game 4: Berlin Wall troubles Anand, fourth consective drawn

anand-carlsen-chennai game 4

Chennai WCC Game 4: The fourth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in a draw after 64 moves of play. Anand started the game with 1.e4 and Carlsen responded with the Ruy Lopez Berlin defence. The opening earned its rock-solid reputation during the famous Kasparov – Kramnik match in …

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Chennai WCC Game 3: Carlsen escaped, another draw

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Chennai WCC Game 3: The third game of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in a draw shortly after the first time control. Carlsen was ready to enter the opening discussion by repeating the setup from the first game. Only this time he made an early c2-c4 advance, before committing …

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Chennai WCC Game 2: Another quick draw

The second game of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013

Chennai WCC Game 2: The second game of the FIDE World Championship Match saw another repetition of moves and the draw was agreed on move 25. The defending champion Anand started with 1.e4 and the challenger Carlsen responded with Caro-Kann defence, which was a slight surprise. Carlsen rarely used Caro-Kann before, the last time being back in 2011. Anand had recent experience …

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World Chess Championship 2013 LIVE, Anand vs. Carlsen

World Chess Championship 2013

The World Chess Championship 2013 between the defending champion Viswanathan Anand and the challenger Magnus Carlsen is going to take place 07-28 November, 2013, in Chennai, India. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) won the Candidates Tournament 2013 after the thrilling finish to become the official challenger of reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand. Viswanathan Anand (India) retained the title of the World Champion …

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