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World Championship Candidates – London

Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the Candidates Tournament in London and has qualified to play a match for the world championship against Vishy Anand of India. However the young Norwegian had to rely on a superior tie-break to finish ahead of former champion Vladimir Kramnik after a dramatic final round in which both the leaders were defeated.

Preview: The race to find a challenger to world champion Vishy Anand on India takes place at the IET Savoy Place in London from March 14 - April 2.

Magnus Carlsen, 22, of Norway is favourite and the only non-Soviet in the field. L. Aronian (ARM), M. Carlsen (NOR), B. Gelfand (ISR), A. Grischuk (RUS), V. Ivanchuk (UKR), V. Kramnik (RUS), T. Radjabov (AZE), P. Svidler (RUS).

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BBC radio interview Carlsen

 

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Posted on: 02-04-2013
Categories: News