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What experts say about Carlsen - Anand?

Who will win Sochi 2014 World Championship? Magnus Carlsen by 1 point Vishy Anand by 1 point Magnus Carlsen by 2 points or more Vishy Anand by 2 points or more I have no idea who Carlsen or Anand is Soon after announcing that it hadShow More Summary

Caruana: “I can’t discuss if anything is going on. It’s private”.

Fabiano Caruana threatening to overtake Magnus Carlsen as world No1Leonard BardenThe Guardian, Friday 26 September 2014 12.57 EDT...the real phenomenon in Bilbao was again Fabiano Caruana. Italy’s world No2 progresses from one tournament to another with hardly a break. Show More Summary

Q&A with Negi

Q&A with a freshman Chess GrandmasterBy: Irene Hsu September 24, 2014Parimarjan Negi ‘18 holds the title Chess Grandmaster, awarded by the World Chess Federation in 2006 when he was 13 years and four months, beating Magnus Carlsen’s record by a month to become the second-youngest grandmaster ever. Show More Summary

If Only Magnus Read My Blog…

It’s extremely thrilling when the World Champion plays your favorite opening. However, it’s somewhat less than thrilling when he loses with it. So it was both exciting and discouraging to read that Magnus Carlsen had played the Bird Variation of the Ruy Lopez last month at the Olympiad and had been upset by a player […]

Media accreditation open for the match Carlsen – Anand

The 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be held on 7-28th November in Sochi, Russia.AGON has set a page for members of the media to receive accreditation and request assistance with visas and other issues.The Match will take place in the Sochi Olympic Village. Show More Summary

Venue for Carlsen - Anand in Sochi

Henrik Carlsen in Sochi (photo by Ilya Merenzon) Sochi Media Center is venue for match Carlsen – AnandSep 20, 2014The organizing committee of the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand has chosen Sochi...Show More Summary

Carlsen chess tactic

This is a game by Magnus Carlsen from a few years ago. It is White to move. Can you find the best continuation for White?5rk1/p1q2pp1/1np1p2p/8/b2PN3/Pr2P1P1/2Q2PBP/R1R3K1 w - - 0 0 Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Yes, he will

The Carlsen consentAfter a period of suspense, World champion Magnus Carlsen has agreed to defend his crown against Viswanathan Anand in Sochi from November 5. By P. K. Ajith Kumar.Will he, won’t he?That was the question the chess world had been asking for a while, ever since World champion Magnus Carlsen expressed doubts about defending his crown. Show More Summary

The battle in Sochi moves ahead

Carlsen signs contractSPECIAL CORRESPONDENTNEW DELHI, September 8, 2014Updated: September 8, 2014 23:33 IST A reluctant Magnus Carlsen finally signed the player contract to defend the world title against challenger Viswanathan AnandShow More Summary

Not all Norwegians are happy with Magnus' decision to play in Sochi

Carlsen’s decision stirs new debateSeptember 8, 2014Magnus Carlsen’s decision on Sunday to defend his chess world championship title against Vishy Anand in Sochi, Russia in November wasn’t entirely well-received in Norway. Some say Carlsen...Show More Summary

Who will win Carlsen - Anand II?

Who will win Sochi 2014 World Championship? Magnus Carlsen by 1 point Vishy Anand by 1 point Magnus Carlsen by 2 points or more Vishy Anand by 2 points or more I have no idea who Carlsen or Anand is Chess Daily News from Susan Polga...

World Championship in Sochi (November 7-28, 2014)

AnnouncementFIDE is pleased to announce that contract for the FIDE World Championship Match 2014 was signed by Magnus Carlsen (NOR) and Viswanathan Anand (IND). The Match is scheduled to take place in Sochi, Russian Federation from the 7th to 28th of November 2014. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Carlsen - Anand WC match will take place in Sochi

The Carlsen - Anand World Championship match will take place in Sochi later this year. Both players have signed the contract. Magnus signed the contract today in St. Louis. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Caruana wins Sinquefield Cup by 3 points!

Final standings1 Caruana, Fabiano 8½ 28012 Carlsen, Magnus 5½ 28773 Topalov, Veselin 5 27724 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 4 27685 Aronian, Levon 4 28056 Nakamura, Hikaru 3 2787 Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

All games drawn on final day of Sinquefield Cup

Final round resultsAronian, Levon vs Caruana, Fabiano [1/2-1/2]Topalov, Veselin vs Carlsen, Magnus [1/2-1/2]Nakamura, Hikaru vs Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime [1/2-1/2] Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Missed opportunities by Caruana and Carlsen

Round 9 resultsCaruana, Fabiano vs Nakamura, Hikaru [1/2-1/2]Carlsen, Magnus vs Aronian, Levon [1/2-1/2]Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime vs Topalov, Veselin [1/2-1/2] Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Carlsen stops Caruana 7-game winning streak

Round 8 resultsCaruana, Fabiano vs Carlsen, Magnus [1/2-1/2]Aronian, Levon vs Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime [1/2-1/2]Nakamura, Hikaru vs Topalov, Veselin [0-1] Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Caruana vs Carlsen - Can Carlsen break through?

Round 8 pairingsGM Hikaru Nakamura - GM Veselin TopalovGM Levon Aronian - GM Maxime Vachier-LagraveGM Fabiano Caruana - GM Magnus Carlsen Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Fabiano scores a record 7 straight wins

Round 7 resultsVachier-Lagrave, Maxime vs Caruana, Fabiano [0-1]Carlsen, Magnus vs Nakamura, Hikaru [1-0]Topalov, Veselin vs Aronian, Levon [1/2-1/2] Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Chess perfection continues in St Louis

Round 6 resultsCaruana, Fabiano vs Topalov, Veselin [1-0]Carlsen, Magnus vs Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime [1/2-1/2]Nakamura, Hikaru vs Aronian, Levon [1/2-1/2]Standings after 6 rounds1 GM Fabiano Caruana 2801 6.0 2 GM Magnus Carlsen 2877 3.0...Show More Summary

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