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Anand on attack with black, Carlsen holds in FWCM game 3

Anand on attack with black, Carlsen holds in FWCM 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, [...]

Anand – Carlsen game 2 with GM Vidit Gujrathi

Anand – Carlsen game 2 with GM Vidit Gujrathi

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. This is the second game of the match, commented by GM Vidit Gujrathi. More: Official website / Live games / Live games 2 / Live games 3 / [...]

Anand – Carlsen game 2 with IM Aman Hambleton

Anand – Carlsen game 2 with IM Aman Hambleton

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. This is the second game of the match, commented by IM Aman Hambleton. More: Official website / Live games / Live games 2 / Live games 3 / [...]

GM Ramesh RB about game two of World Championship Match

GM Ramesh RB about game two of World Championship Match

Chennai based Grandmaster RB Ramesh, who is the official commentator for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match, briefly explains what happened in the first two games. Ramesh: In the first two games black side has been more successful. In the first game Anand showed some fantastic preparation with black pieces, and yesterday it was Carlsen’s [...]

Anand – Carlsen game 2 press conference

Anand – Carlsen game 2 press conference

The 2nd game of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match finished in a draw. Replay the moves with analysis by IM Aman Hambleton and GM Vidit Gujrathi. Game 2 photo gallery Anand: First of all, I would like to express my apology (perhaps to his fans for having played a short drawn game). The position [...]

Carlsen defends with Caro-Kann, another quick draw in FWC Match

Carlsen defends with Caro-Kann, another quick draw in FWC Match

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. Replay [...]

Anand – Carlsen game 1 press conference

Anand – Carlsen game 1 press conference

The first game of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match finished in a draw. Replay the moves with analysis by IM Aman Hambleton and GM Vidit Gujrathi. Question: Please tell us about the game in general and how did you feel when the match finally started. Anand: Yes, I mean, after thinking about it for [...]

Carlsen and Anand draw first game

Carlsen and Anand draw first game

The first game of the FIDE World Championship Match started today at 3pm local time. The challenger and world’s top rated player Carlsen started with the quiet 1.Nf3 and defending champion Anand responded with the solid setup that resembled the Gruenfeld Indian defence. Carlsen wanted a game with slow development and long maneuvering but the [...]

FIDE World Chess Championship 2013 starting

FIDE World Chess Championship 2013 starting

The long anticipated FIDE World Chess Championship Match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and world’s top rated player Magnus Carlsen is starting on Saturday 9th November. At 3pm local time (10:30 CET, 4:30 EST) the two players will start their first game of the match, Carlsen having the white pieces. Chessdom will provide live expert [...]

FWCM 2013 day 1 photo galleries

FWCM 2013 day 1 photo galleries

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