Chennai, Nov 23 (ANI): Norwegian challenger Magnus Carlsen became the World Chess Champion after defeating Indian grandmaster and five-time title holder, Viswanathan Anand. While speaking to media persons in Chennai, Carlsen said that he was honoured to play against Anand, who had been the champion for so long. He also spoke about his game during the World Chess Championship. Meanwhile, a visibly disappointed Anand, who for the first time failed to win even a single match in a championship, congratulated Carlsen for his victory.
Nov 23, 2013
Chennai, Nov 22 (ANI): Indian Grandmaster and defending world champion, Viswanathan Anand is possibly losing on his title into the hands of Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen after he lost game nine of the World Chess Championship to Carlsen. Carlsen, who won the game on Thursday, now leads the 12 match series 6-3 and only needs a draw to claim the title. While speaking to mediapersons in Chennai, Anand did concede that the situation now looks grim for him. The Norwegian defender was also exhausted after the match and admitted he was fortunate to get a win.
Nov 22, 2013
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Mumbai, Nov 21 (ANI): A school boy in Mumbai was being hailed as the next Sachin Tendulkar after he scored a record 546, while batting in a domestic competition. Prithvi Shaw, who is also the captain of the Under-16 Mumbai team, surpassed the record of Dadabhoy Havewalla, who scored 515 in 1933-34, which was the previous highest by an Indian in any form of registered competitive cricket. Shaw who idolizes Tendulkar said that although he does not believe in copying the batting style of the 'little master', he does admire his honesty. Shaw's current coach, Rajeev Pathak said that people in cricketing circles have already started to take notice of this young boy, while praising his student for showing tremendous patience and skill.
Nov 21, 2013
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