The FIDE World Chess Championship match between the defending World Champion Viswanathan Anand (India) and the Challenger Magnus Carlsen (Norway) starts this week in Chennai. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday 7th of November, while game 1 is going to take place on Saturday 9th of November.
It is difficult to encompass all details of the success of Viswanathan Anand or the meteoric rise of Magnus Carlsen. With their biggest clash ever starting this week in Chennai, the media partner Chessdom.com brings extensive summaries of both players chess careers.
The FIDE World Chess Championship 2013 will have a prominent venue , the five star Hyatt Regency hotel. The venue will attract the attention of millions of fans around the world for the entire month of November, and the chess sport will crown its 2013 king in Chennai.
For all the live action broadcast and video, follow the official site of the competition at http://chennai2013.fide.com