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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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World Chess Championship: Anand-Carlsen Sixth Game Today; 5th One ends in Draw

The sixth game of the World Chess Championship between champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand at Sochi, in Russia, will begin today, Saturday with Carlsen starting with white pieces after the fifth game ended in the 39th move on Friday. Though the Indian chess ace Anand displayed good form and pushed the reigning champion on to the back foot, ...

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World Chess championship: Anand, Carlsen split points in fourth game

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger India’s Viswanathan Anand Wednesday decided to split points after 47 moves in their fourth game of the title match held in Russia that ended leaving┬áboth players with two points each in the 12-game match. “Anand started off quite sharply and got into a fine position, but eventually he switched rather unnecessarily to ...

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