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World Chess Championship 2014: Carlsen Seeks Safe Route for Another Draw in 9th Game with Andand

Not wanting to take any chances in a drawn position, World chess champion Magnus Carlsen opted to split points with title challenger India’s Viswanathan Anand in their ninth game of the World chess championship at Russia Thursday. Carlsen went for a draw through the route of perpetual checks-checks by repetitive moves to Anand’s black king.Both the players signed their peace ...

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World Chess championship: Anand, Carlsen split points in fourth game

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger India’s Viswanathan Anand Wednesday decided to split points after 47 moves in their fourth game of the title match held in Russia that ended leaving both players with two points each in the 12-game match. “Anand started off quite sharply and got into a fine position, but eventually he switched rather unnecessarily to ...

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