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Game Ten Press Conference, Part 2

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Magnus Carlsen took on questions after the tenth game. Here is the transcript: Q: (FIDE Press Officer) Once again congratulations on your victory. Can you say about the last game? A: (Magnus Carlsen) I...

Prize Giving Ceremony

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The Prize Giving ceremony of the FIDE World Chess Championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen will take place at the Ballroom of Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chennai on Monday November 25,...

Game Ten Press Conference, Part 1

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After the tenth game, both players spoke to the media separately and were also together for a few minutes. Q: (FIDE Press Officer) Your general review of the match? A: (Viswanathan Anand) I was trying...

P Iniyan Wins Title in FIDE Rating Chess Tournament


P Iniyan of Erode, won the International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament that concluded at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on November 22, 2013. Iniyan works with two trainers, K Visweswaran of Chennai...

Magnus Carlsen is the new World Champion!

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Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 in the match that was held from 7th November in Chennai, India. The...

Between 100 and 200 million tune in daily for TV broadcast of FWCM


The FIDE World Chess Championship between the Norwegian “Mozart of Chess” Magnus Carlsen and the Indian “Tiger from Madras” Viswanathan Anand is scoring possibly the highest viewership and readership...

Game Nine Press Conference

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The transcript of the game nine press conference of Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand is below: Q: (FIDE Press Officer) Magnus can you please tell us what happened? A: (Magnus Carlsen) So we get a very...

Carlsen Takes 6-3 Lead

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World No.1 and challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway moved closer to the crown when he won game nine with the black pieces in 28 moves to take an unbeatable 6-3 lead in the 12-match series at Hyatt Regency...

Carlsen extends the lead as Anand risked it all in Game 9 of FIDE World Championship Match

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The ninth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in Magnus Carlsen’s favour after 28 moves of play. The defending champion...

Carlsen Is Sitting Pretty


Game nine of this Viswanathan Anand v Carlsen match should be one that will define the world chess championship match in Chennai. The scoreline reading 5-3 favouring the Norwegian leaves less options for...


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    FIDE World Championship Match (FWCM) 2013, Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen