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Carlsen punishes Anand’s misadventure, retains world chess title second time

World chess champion, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen retained his title, handing out a punishing defeat to Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in the 11th round of their title match in Russia Sunday. The reigning world champion punished Anand for his misadventurous exchange sacrifice on move 24 to wrap up the game in 45 moves. Interestingly Anand went for the misadventure – giving ...

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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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