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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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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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