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Anand – Carlsen 2013, Chennai preview (#10)

Anand – Carlsen 2013, Chennai preview (#10)

The long awaited World Championship 2013 match between the defending champion Viswanathan Anand and the challenger Magnus Carlsen is getting closer, and Chessdom will start a countdown with daily reports on matters connected to this epic battle. All the action of Carlsen – Anand 2013 will be live daily on Chessdom with computer analysis and [...]

Carlsen – Anand 2013 official website in now live

Carlsen – Anand 2013 official website in now live

The official website for the much awaited World Chess Championship 2013 between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Magnus Carlsen is fully functioning as of today 23rd September 2013. The official address of the FIDE World Chess Championship is http://chennai2013.fide.com The championship will also be covered on various social networks: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FWCM2013 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/FIDE-World-ChampionshipMatch-FWCM-2013/ Flickr: [...]

Tamil Nadu Grooms Players Into Champions

Tamil Nadu Grooms Players Into Champions

Four months before India became free from the British, the Madras Chess Club was formed on April 26, 1947. It is the oldest Indian chess institution on record, older than its parent body, the All India Chess Federation. History has made this organisation change names to the Madras State Chess Association and later to the [...]

Accreditation Guide for the FIDE World Chess Championship 2013

Accreditation Guide for the FIDE World Chess Championship 2013

This accreditation guidelines has been drawn by Organizing Committee, FIDE World Championship Match 2013 (OC, FWCM 2013), to assist officials, journalists, organizations in preparing and completing the accreditation process for them/their delegations.

DD Sports Channel prelude to World Championship Match 2013

DD Sports Channel prelude to World Championship Match 2013

DD Sports Channel will telecast two exclusive programmes as a prelude to the forthcoming Anand – Carlsen World Championship Match 2013 to be held in Chennai from 7th November 2013. The Programmes produced and directed by Vijay Kumar will be telecast as under: 1. Magnus Carlsen in Chennai, telecast on 17th September 2013 from 23:00hrs [...]

FIDE World Championship Match 2013 – Side Events

FIDE World Championship Match 2013 – Side Events

Information from the All India Chess Federation We are happy that preparations for the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 at Chennai are in full swing. The organizing committee is taking all efforts to make the championship a grand success. The championship is fully funded and supported by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. The organizing [...]

Magnus Carlsen in Chennai (VIDEO)

Magnus Carlsen in Chennai (VIDEO)

Video by Vijay Kumar for Chessdom.com

Magnus Carlsen arrives in India (photos)

Magnus Carlsen arrives in India (photos)

Carlsen with dense program during the World Championship inspection

Ashot Vardapetyan to be Chief Arbiter of Anand – Carlsen Match

Ashot Vardapetyan to be Chief Arbiter of Anand – Carlsen Match

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov appointed IA Ashot Vardapetyan (Armenia) as the chief arbiter of the World Championship Match Anand – Carlsen to be held on November 6-26, 2013 in Chennai, India. Vardapetyan was also the chief arbiter of the World Championship Match Anand – Gelfand (Moscow, 2012).

Chennai confirmed for World Championship Match

Chennai confirmed for World Championship Match

FIDE Presidential Board which is in progress at Baku, Azerbaijan, today confirmed Chennai as the venue for the World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen from 06-26 November 2013. The agreement was signed today at Baku by Bharat Singh, Hony Secretary All India Chess Federation, and FIDE [...]

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