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Carlsen-Anand: Post Mortem

Today, as I expect most readers of this blog know already, Magnus Carlsen won the 11th game of his match with Viswanathan Anand to retain his world championship title. The final score of the match was 6½-4½ (+3 – 1 =7 for Carlsen). What can I say? I think the primary reaction of the chess […]

Magnus chess tactic

Magnus was white (to move) and very young. Can you play like Magnus?Magnus Carlsen vs Helgi Gretarsson (2003)r5q1/pp1b1kr1/2p2p2/2Q5/2PpB3/1P4NP/P4P2/4RK2 w - - 0 1 Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Like Deja Vu

Another year, another match win for Magnus Carlsen! But there were some differences this time around I suppose… In both Games 10 and 11, Anand managed to exert pressure on him in the middlegame, but in both, he lost his composure at key … Continue reading ?

Carlsen: Today was one of the toughest days of all

Magnus Carlsen Repeats at World Chess Championship3:39 pm ETNov 23, 2014By JONATHAN ZALMAN Wall Street JournalAfter Sunday’s eleventh game of the 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship in Sochi, Russia—a repeat victory for title-holder Magnus...Show More Summary

A big thank you

About 175,000 of you joined me each day during the Sochi World Championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand. I would like to thank ALL of you for being a part of my daily LIVE commentary on twitter, blog, and facebook. It was a pleasure sharing my love of chess with you. Show More Summary

Anand: I have to admit that he was better

Magnus Carlsen Won the 11th Game of the Match and Secured the Title with One Game to Spare. The Final Score is 6.5-4.5 in Carlsen's FavorNovember 23, 2014 - The eleventh game of the World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Viswanathan Anand (India) was played on November 23rd in the Main Media Center in Sochi. Show More Summary

An Almost Unbeatable Magnus Carlsen Defends His Title As World Chess Champion

Magnus Carlsen successfully defended his title as World Chess Champion on Sunday. He defeated Challenger Viswanathan Anand in Game 11 of a 12-game match to achieve the 6.5 points needed to claim victory. Anand really went for it, attempting a dramatic sacrificial strategy when playing with the black pieces. Show More Summary

Magnus Carlsen Repeats at World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen successfully defended his title at the World Chess Championship in Sochi, Russia, on Sunday.

WCC2014-11: Carlsen defends Title 6.5-4.5!

20 hours agoHobbies / Chess : The Chess Drum

Congratulations GM Magnus Carlsen, World Champion! After Magnus Carlsen won a tense Berlin Ruy Lopez, he could proclaim, “Ich bin ein Champion!” In a game in which he was under serious pressure from Viswanathan Anand, he kept his Nordic cool and waded through the complications… particularly after Anand’s stunning 23…b5!! Later Carlsen capitalized off over […]

Carlsen -- Anand, Game 11

Magnus Carlsen is on the cusp of successfully defending his World Champion title. The former champion and challenger, Viswanathan Anand, was able to reach a promising position against Carlsen's Grunfeld Defense in game 10, but released the pressure and the game fizzled out as a draw.Carlsen leads 5.5 - 4.5. Show More Summary

Carlsen - Anand game 11 LIVE Video Commentary!

Welcome to Carlsen - Anand Sochi World Championship game 11 LIVE CommentaryThanks for joining me. After 10 games, the score is 5.5 - 4.5 in favor of Magnus. This is crunch time for both players. For Anand, a loss and the match is over. Show More Summary

Anand - Carlsen update after 10 games

World Chess Championship 2014 Game 11, Carlsen vs AnandBy Naveen UllalNovember 22, 2014 09:51 GMTRound 11 of the 2014 World Chess Championship between reigning champion Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will take place at the Main...Show More Summary

The Stage Is Set For An Epic Finish At The World Chess Championship

On Friday at the World Chess Championship in Sochi, Russian, challenger Viswanathan Anand of India and champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway wrapped up Game 10 with a draw — their second in as many days. Saturday is a rest day before the...Show More Summary

WCC2014-10: Curry hot + Nordic cool = draw

Carlsen avoided a landmine today, but can he withstand the pressure?Photo by ChessBase. Today was a key game of the match and many thought that Viswanathan Anand was going to press for a win against Magnus Carlsen. The Tiger from Madras was definitely on the prowl after facing a Grunfeld Defense in which he faced […]

Magnus leads 5.5 - 4.5 with 2 to go

The Tenth Game of the World Championship Match Ended in a Draw. Magnus Carlsen Leads the Match 5.5-4.5November 21, 2014 - The tenth game of the World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Viswanathan Anand (India) was played on November 21st in the Main Media Center in Sochi. Show More Summary

Anand could not break Magnus in game 10

Painting by Steven Seward World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen Draws Game 10 vs Viswanathan Anand, Inches Closer to TitleViswanathan Anand, playing white pieces, drew the 10th game of the World Chess Championship, as Magnus Carlsen...Show More Summary

Chess so boring that the Grandmaster dozed off

2 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen fell asleep during a game against Viswantahan Anand in the World Chess Championship now taking place in Sochi, Russia; the game ended in a draw. "I wasn't in the best of shape," Carlsen said. (Yahoo! Sport)

Anand -- Carlsen, Game 10

3 days agoHobbies / Chess : Chess Skills

World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads challenger and former champion Viswanathan Anand 5-4 after nine games. The match is being played at the Olympic Media Center in Sochi, Russia. Yesterday's game 9 started with the variation of the Berlin Defense to the Spanish Opening that appeared in game 7. Show More Summary

Anand - Carlsen game 10 LIVE Video Commentary!

Welcome to Carlsen - Anand Sochi World Championship game 10 LIVE CommentaryThanks for joining me. After 9 games, the score is 5 - 4 in favor of Magnus. Anand will have two white games in the last three battles. I will be doing LIVE video commentary with my Chennai co-commentator GM Ramesh RB for game 10 and 11. Show More Summary

Anand: I just have to press harder with White

Game 9The ninth game of the Carlsen-Anand Match ended in a draw.The overall score after the ninth game is Carlsen 5 - Anand 4.The ninth game of the World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Viswanathan Anand (India) was played on November 20th in the Main Media Center in Sochi. Show More Summary

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