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Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2013!

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2013!

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 2013 in Chennai, India. The last 10th game (out of 12 possible) finished in a draw, with which Carlsen accumulated the necessary 6,5 points to [...]

Carlsen touches the World Chess Champion 2013 title in Chennai

Carlsen touches the World Chess Champion 2013 title in Chennai

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. More: Official website / Live games / Live games 2 / Live games 3 / Photos / Play online at Chessdom Arena / Watch TCEC Stage [...]

Carlsen with easy draw against Anand in game 7

Carlsen with easy draw against Anand in game 7

The defending World Champion Viswanathan Anand drew the seventh match game by repetition of moves against the Challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Teynampet, Chennai. More: Official website / Live games / Live games 2 / Live games 3 / Photos / Play online at Chessdom Arena / Watch TCEC [...]

Magnus Carlsen extends lead in game 6 of FIDE World Championship

Magnus Carlsen extends lead in game 6 of FIDE World Championship

Magnus Carlsen scored a second consecutive victory in the FIDE World Championship in Chennai to increase the lead to 4-2 after six games of play. Sunday is the rest day, the second half of the match continues on Monday with Anand playing white pieces. The defending champion Viswanathan Anand opened with 1.e4 and the challenger [...]

FIDE World Championship Match: Carlsen Takes 3-2 Lead

FIDE World Championship Match: Carlsen Takes 3-2 Lead

World No.1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway snatched a crucial lead after world champion Viswanathan Anand made a single mistake on move 45 to lose on move 58. Carlsen has taken a 3-2 lead after five games in the FIDE World Chess Championship Match that is taking place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chennai. Norway [...]

100 photos of Victoria’s Secret models…. or chess?

100 photos of Victoria’s Secret models…. or chess?

The sexiest catwalk on earth vs Anand – Carlsen match

Anand – Carlsen 80 million viewers on DD Sport in a single round

Anand – Carlsen 80 million viewers on DD Sport in a single round

If you thought chess was not a spectator sport, think again. If the numbers generated during the ongoing FIDE World Championship Match are anything to go by, the game has caught the imagination of people. As many as 80 million viewers watched the highlights of the third round of the final between Viswanathan Anand and [...]

FWCM G4: Carlsen gets edge with Berlin Wall, Anand escapes with a draw

FWCM G4: Carlsen gets edge with Berlin Wall, Anand escapes with a draw

The fourth game of the FIDE World Championship Match 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 London, 2000. Anand entered the main line where [...]

Carlsen – Anand game 3 analysis by GM Vidit Gujrathi

Carlsen – Anand game 3 analysis by GM Vidit Gujrathi

Carlsen – Anand analyzed by GM Vidit Gujrathi

Carlsen – Anand game 2 with IM Aman Hambleton

Carlsen – Anand game 2 with IM Aman Hambleton

Carlsen – Anand Game 3 with analysis

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