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World chess championship: Anand vs Carlsen – 7th round, longest in history, ends in draw

Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and the Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand on Monday reached draw after fighting for over six hours and making 122 moves in seventh round. The game was one of the longest in the history of world chess championship. At the end of the seventh round, Carlsen was leading the 12-round match with four points to ...

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World Chess Championship: Anand-Carlsen Sixth Game Today; 5th One ends in Draw

The sixth game of the World Chess Championship between champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand at Sochi, in Russia, will begin today, Saturday with Carlsen starting with white pieces after the fifth game ended in the 39th move on Friday. Though the Indian chess ace Anand displayed good form and pushed the reigning champion on to the back foot, ...

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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┬áboth 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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Chess: Anand knows he has a point to prove

Just Sport:┬áBy Veturi Srivatsa Most people will know what Sachin Tendulkar is doing these days, not what Viswanathan Anand is doing to wrest the World Chess Championship from Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. Anand’s supporters feel he was not considered for Bharat Ratna because he is not a cricketer whereas Tendulkar is the darling of the elite as well as the so-called ...

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Wold Candidates Chess Tournament 13 Round: Preview, Watch Live on YouTube

  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will face Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, in the crucial 13th and penultimate round of the Candidates Chess tournament on Sunday. Karjakin the last player Anand faces with black pieces before he his white game against Peter Svidler of Russia in the final round. So far, he has 7.5 points from the first 12-rounds of the ...

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