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Issue 2013#8 has a special report on the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand. Top-GM Anish Giri analyses the crucial games of the match. Vishy Anand explains why he lost and Russian GM Sergey Shipov points out why Carlsen won.
Issue 2013#8 has articles on:
- Perfect Ten: Eight days before his 23rd birthday, Magnus Carlsen won ‘the last big title’ that was still lacking. In Chennai, Vishy Anand’s home-town, the Norwegian only needed ten games to prove that he is not only the world’s number one, but that he also deserves to be the World Champion.
- Interview: Vishy Anand. Dejected and self-critical, the dethroned champion draws his conclusions and acknowledges that he lost to a superior challenger.
- Résumé: Sergey Shipov presents his take on the match in Chennai.
- Svidler and Gunina: The Russian championships were held in Nizhny Novgorod. In a museum, of course. Peter Svidler won for the seventh(!) time, Valentina Gunina repeated her success of 2011.
- Indonesia: If you didn’t know already, our columnist Nigel Short loves to travel.
- Maximatism: Eight months in prison made Maxim Dlugy rethink his priorities. One of the results was the development of an art movement.
- Colossal Success: David Navara relates how fifth seed Novy Bor snatched the European Club Cup that seemed an easy prey for juggernaut SOCAR.
- The Bright Side of 2800: Jan Timman on the wins of Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian in Bucharest and Bilbao.
- Sadler on Books: Matthew Sadler discovered what a huge struggle the 1963 Botvinnik-Petrosian World Championship match was.
- Just Checking: What was the best piece of advice Tania Sachdev ever got?