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Vishwanathan Anand-Magnus Carlsen to clash for World Championship again

The Chess team is scheduled to train in Sochi from November 7-21.

‘Magnus Carlsen’s advantage and my disadvantage have evaporated’

Few would’ve given Anand a chance to return as strongly as he was following his loss to Magnus Carlsen last year.


Vishwanathan Anand finishes joint fifth at World Blitz

Anand defeated fellow Indian P Harikrishna, drew with Carlsen and beat G Meier on the final day.

Viswanathan Anand beats Magnus Carlsen, but settles for bronze

Anand was trailing Carlsen by a full point and did well to beat the Norwegian in the twelfth round.

Three losses on day one mark Viswanathan Anand's fall in World Blitz

Anand got off to a very slow start in the blitz as well losing two games out of first three rounds itself.

Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen rematch to be held in Sochi

The match will be staged from November 7 to 28 at the Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia.


Magnus Carlsen versus Viswanathan Anand, the sequel, gets no bids for hosting rights

The Norwegian federation cited the lack of funds to organise the match this time around.

Magnus Carlsen,full steam ahead

Carlsen's live rating went up to 2870,just two points off his,and the sport's,all-time high mark.

Abhijeet Gupta beats Sahaj Grover to stay in joint lead

Ghosh also did well to hold Russian GM Aleksandr Rakhmanov to a draw.

With eyes wide shut

Undefeated after 12 rounds, Anand will challenge Carlsen if things stay that way.