Sunday, 30 March 2014

Anand wins Candidates Chess tournament to play world championship Rematch

Anand wins Candidates Chess tournament read how Anand will be benefited
The chess Legend Viswanathan Anand proved all his critics wrong and won the tournament called Candidates chess. The five time world champion held Sergey Karjakin of Russia to a draw in 91 moves in 13th round and won the tournament with a spare round on Saturday. The end game lasted more than five and half hours. One should not judge the achievement of Anand’s in chess. This was one of the very few things the Indian Chess legend had left in chess and qualified for carlsen rematch for World Championship.

Anand was greatly benefited by the shocking loss of Levon Aronian of Armenia to Dmitry Andreikin of Russia. This was actually the biggest upset of the tournament. Vladimir Kramnik took his revenge on the day by defeating Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan made a draw with Peter Svidler of Russia, This helped Anand to win the tournament.

The Indian chess master got 8 points and Karjakin, Kramnik, Mamedyarov, Andreikin and Aronian got 6.5 points each. Peter Svidler stood on seventh spot with six points while Topalov reamined got 5.5 points to fill the last spot. Anand equalized easily against Karjakin as he had no trouble in finding a thematic pawn sacrifice which made his positing strong to play. Andreikin shown a great performance by beating Aronian, the Russian Andreikin surprised Aronian with the Trompovsky opening and this gave him a great start and a comfortable endgame.

The Tournament Victory gave Anand a good amount of cheque of 135000 Euros a little over 1 crore rupees. This also gave a chance to reclaim the thorn of world champion against Magnus Carlsen of Norway the Present World Champion and this remarkable match will take place in the last quarter of this year.

Result of round 13:-

Peter Svidler (Rus, 6) drew with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Aze, 6.5), Sergey Karjakin (Rus, 6.5) drew with V Anand (8), Dmitry Andreikin (Rus, 6.5) beat Levon Aronian (Arm, 6.5), Vladimir Kramnik (Rus, 6.5) beat Veselin Topalov (Bul, 5.5).

However, It’s a great Chance to be World Champion again for V. Anand and hope that he will take the change emphatically, finger crossed.


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