Playing against Viswanathan Anand was a great challenge: Father of Magnus Carlsen

Chennai, Nov 23 (ANI): Father of newly-crowned World Chess Champion praised Viswanathan Anand and said that Magnus Carlsen has learnt a lot from him. Magnus Carlsen became the world champion as Game 10 of the chess championship ended in a draw in Chennai. Father of Magnus Carlsen, Henrik Carlsen expressed happiness and said everything has come out in the best possible way. While talking to the mediapersons after the match, Henrik Carlsen praised Anand and said Magnus had learnt a lot from him. Nov 23, 2013

Magnus Carlsen becomes world chess champion after defeating Viswanathan Anand

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

English Premier League Preview: Arsenal vs Southampton Live Streaming Information

Arsenal have arguably the best attacking lineup in the English Premier League, while Southampton have the best defensive record in the season so far. So when the unstoppable force meets the immovable object in a high-voltage contest at the Emirates, the two teams will hopefully not cancel each other out. The match can be live streamed from several territories Nov 23, 2013
World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand loses Game 9 to Carlsen

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand loses Game 9 to Carlsen

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

Mumbai boy Prithvi Shaw breaks Indian batting record of highest individual score

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