Anand and Carlsen have both held sway at various points,but theres been no clear winner.
Competition is at the core of sport and it is understandable that fans expect a result.
Vishi's 'miracle move' earned him a draw,which at one point seemed a daunting prospect.
Champion gives challenger a scare with black pieces but Carlsen recovers to draw.
In his chat with the local media,he stayed off the topic of his broken relationship with Anand.
Having sized each other up,Anand and Carlsen will look for early advantage.
Carlsen said he was not the greatest of starters and insisted things would get exciting later on.
Anand fails to take advantage of white pieces as Game 2 ends in draw after 67 minutes.
Avinash Acharya,assistant director (sports) at Doordarshan,proved as informative as the channels multi-colour test signal pattern.
Anand starts title defence on a positive note; forces Carlsen,playing with white pieces,to split points
Since his arrival in Chennai a week ago,Carlsen has not really enjoyed the attention of the media.
RR Vasudevan,a rated player and an international arbiter,explains how it could be deadly for black to mishandle the king.
Anand will turn 44 in a month's time & Carlsen,at 22,will become the youngest-ever world champion.
There was some joy for the Norwegian though,when the order in which the players get to handle white pieces was decided.
Anand makes a move as he reveals his seconds,Carlsen refuses to return the favor.
Eric Van Reem is a former chess player,an airliner with Lufthansa.
Kasparov's assertion reflects view of wider chess world that Norwegians marketability will help sport.
It is for good reason that the format of the football World Cup hasn't changed for more than half a century.
It is difficult being Carlsen in Chennai,at least until the games start.
Magnus Carlsen lands in Chennai,shuts himself off at secret location,possibly a beach resort.