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FIDE World Chess Championship Match Opening Ceremony

FIDE World Chess Championship Match Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match was held today at 4pm local at the Nehru Indoor Stadium, Periamet, Chennai 600003, in the presence of thousands in the audience. After the Tamil Thai Vazhthu and FIDE Anthem were performed, Mr K.C. Veeramani, Hon’ble Minister for School Education, Sports & Youth Welfare, Government [...]

World Chess Championship 2013 opening day LIVE!

World Chess Championship 2013 opening day LIVE!

Carlsen starts with white in World Chess Championship game 1

Carlsen – Anand time of games (India Standard Time)

Carlsen – Anand time of games (India Standard Time)

Despite its large size, India follows a single time zone, called the Indian Standard Time (IST). IST maintains a 30 minute offset from UTC. This means that when it is 12:00 UTC, it is 5:30 AM anywhere in India. This can be particularly confusing to travelers who are accustomed to integer time zone changes. All [...]

Magnus Carlsen arrived to Hyatt Regency

Magnus Carlsen arrived to Hyatt Regency

The World Chess Championship Challenger Magnus Carlsen checked into Hyatt Regency Chennai tonight after spending a couple of days at the nearby spa resort. The defending Champion Viswanathan Anand arrived to the hotel on weekend and settled in on the 10th floor. Final preparation for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match Photos by FIDE Press [...]

Final Preparation in Chennai (Photos)

Final Preparation in Chennai (Photos)

FIDE, All India Chess Federation and Hyatt Regency Chennai are conducting final preparation for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match between Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen. The playing room and spectators area are being arranged. The soundproof glass has been installed and indeed one can not hear the workers’ noise from the other side. The [...]

Magnus Carlsen lands in Chennai for FWCM 2013 (updated 2)

Magnus Carlsen lands in Chennai for FWCM 2013 (updated 2)

The Challenger for the World Chess Championship 2013 Magnus Carlsen has landed in Chennai this afternoon. Carlsen came with Omar Air flight WY0253 at 18:15 local time and was met by a multitude of journalists and local fans. Carlsen received a proper welcome at Kamaraj International Airport by FIDE vice-president D V Sundar, AICF President [...]

Anand – Carlsen 2013, Carlsen’s rise to the top (#6)

Anand – Carlsen 2013, Carlsen’s rise to the top (#6)

A look at the chess career of Magnus Carlsen

Anand – Carlsen 2013, Anand’s previous world championship victories (#7)

Anand – Carlsen 2013, Anand’s previous world championship victories (#7)

A historical view at Anand’s success

Anand – Carlsen 2013, the coverage preview (#8)

Anand – Carlsen 2013, the coverage preview (#8)

Major coverage all around the world

Anand – Carlsen 2013, seconds preview (#9)

Anand – Carlsen 2013, seconds preview (#9)

Seconds confirmed and rumored for the World Chess Championship

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