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Carlsen New Vishwa Nath of Chess

NOVEMBER 24, 2013

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Reigning world chess chmp Viswanathan Anand's reign has ended as Norway's Magnus Carlsen won the crown after a draw in the 10th game of the World Chess Championship in Chennai. Carlsen, 23,  triumphed with after taking his tally to the required 6.5 points out of ten, winning three and drawing seven games.
In a tragic first, this was the only time he failed to win even a single game in a World





Championship match.




Carlsen will get $1.53 million while Anand will get $1.02 million. The Norwegian made Anand suffer for long hours before winning the most one-sided World Championship matches. Anand had won the Championship in 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, but was ironically dethroned this time in his home town.



Beginning his journey in 1991, Anand has always scored at least one victory in each match he has played in the last 22 years.


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