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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

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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...

Game Eight Press Conference

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After the eighth game, the players, Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand spoke to the media. Here is the entire transcript: Q: (FIDE Press Officer) We were slightly delayed, can you please explain what...

464 Players In Chennai Event

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A total of 464 players are competing in the International FIDE Rating Chess Tournament for those below Elo 2100. Only in Chennai such large number of players are possible. In the Grand Master Open held...

A unique documentary – ALGORITHMS Four Moves In, We Are All Blind

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Four years in the making, a unique documentary on young blind chess players from India made by British filmmaker Ian McDonald and an Indian team to screen at the World Chess Championship in Chennai. A...

Quick draw in game 8 of FIDE World Championship

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The eighth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in draw after 33 moves of play. The challenger and world’s top rated...

Anand – Carlsen game 7 (replay)

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Game Seven Press Conference

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After game seven, Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen spoke to the press at the media hall in Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chennai on Nov 18, 2013. Entire transcript: Q: (FIDE Press Officer) Can you share with...

Chennai Grandmaster International Open – Round 5

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Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu of India defeated GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel of Armenia and moved into shared lead with 4.5 points, after the fifth round of the Chennai Grandmaster International Open Chess tournament...

FIDE World Championship – Game 7 Drawn After Repetition

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The seventh game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in a draw by repetition after 32 moves of play. The defending champion Viswanathan...

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