Daily Chess News Links November 23, 2013

Specials of the Week
ChessCafe.com
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Chess Has a New – And Cute! – World Champion
People Magazine
Magnus Carlsen of Norway is 22 and a British GQ Model …

Norwegian, 22, Takes World Chess Title
NYT Chess
Magnus Carlsen, a 22-year-old Norwegian, defeated Viswanathan Anand, 43, of India, the titleholder since 2007, and he did not lose a game in the …

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen wins world chess title
The Washington Times
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen is the new world chess champion, dethroning Indian titleholder Viswanathan Anand with a draw in the 10th game of their …

Chess’s Biggest Star Is Finally Its Official King
Wall Street Journal
The legacy of Magnus Carlsen, today crowned the undisputed king of the chess world, is just now beginning to take shape. Carlsen continues to shatter not only …

In champ, a game-changer
The Telegraph
Chess has a new star, a lad who models with Hollywood actresses and has the flamboyance that many felt the sport needed …

Magnus Carlsen is world chess champion
The Telegraph
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen wins 2013 world chess championship in battle with holder Viswanathan Anand …

Magnus Carlsen crowned world champion with win over Vishy Anand
The Guardian
Magnus Carlsen is the new world champion. The Norwegian, 22, completed a 6.5-3.5 series triumph in Chennai on Friday and captured the crown from India’s …

Magnus Carlsen made chess look sexy – now he’s world champion
guardian.co.uk
Fans hope historic win by player likened to Harry Potter will help the game recapture its former status His career to date has earned him comparisons to Tiger Woods …

Magnus Carlsen — World Chess Champion
Huffington Post
Magnus Carlsen is the new world chess champion, having defeated the titleholder Vishy Anand of India in 10 games with the score 6.5-3.5. The FIDE World …

Magnus Carlsen is the new World Champion!
chennai2013.fide.com
Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 …

Game Ten Press Conference, Part 2
chennai2013.fide.com
Magnus Carlsen took on questions after the tenth game. Here is the transcript: Q: (FIDE Press Officer) Once again congratulations on your victory. …

Game Ten Press Conference, Part 1
chennai2013.fide.com After the tenth game, both players spoke to the media separately and were also together for a few minutes. Q: (FIDE Press Officer) Your general review of the match? …

Chess Replaces Football As Lead Story In Spain
chennai2013.fide.com
Chess has replaced football as the lead story in El Pais, the most prestigious and largest selling Spanish daily on November 23, 2013. Magnus Carlsen of Norway …

Game 10 – Post Match Press Conference
aicfofficial
Magnus Carlsen drew Game 10 to win the FIDE World Championship 2013 by beating Viswanathan Anand and joins Elite List Of World Champions. …

Exhibition match Burg-Langeveld
ICCF
GM Anish Giri annotates! …

World Chess Championship 2013 Anand vs Carlsen Game 10
PowerPlayChess
Daniel King demonstrates game 10 of the World Championship match Anand vs Carlsen. …

Magnus Carlsen is the new World Chess Champion
The Week in Chess
Magnus Carlsen has won the FIDE World Chess Championship in Chennai by a score of 6.5-3.5 against defending champion Viswanathan Anand. …

Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen the post-match press conference
The Week in Chess
Viswanathan Anand followed by Magnus Carlsen attended the final game 10 press conference on 22nd November after Carlsen had won the match. …

Don Dailey, author of the Komodo chess engine, passes away
Chessdom
Don Dailey, author of the Komodo chess engine, has passed away after a long battle with Leukemia. He left this world November 22, 2013 …

World Championship, Game 10: Carlsen Becomes World Champion After A Long Draw
The Chess Mind Blog
Magnus Carlsen is the new world chess champion, achieving this final landmark eight days shy of his 23rd birthday. With a 6-3 lead coming into game 10 …

Viswanathan Anand Qualifies For The Candidates; Carlsen Fails To Do So
The Chess Mind Blog
With his performance against Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand qualified for the 2014 Candidates tournament, set for next March in balmy …

WCC2013-10: Magnus is King!
The Chess Drum
Down three points, World Champion Viswanathan Anand admitted that his situation did not appear to be encouraging, but when he sat down today he had …

You wont Castle!!!!
Ginger GM
On the Sunday at the 4ncl, Cheddleton were paired against Barbican 2 who had convincingly beaten Blackthorne Russia on the previous day. …

A new 4ncl Session and a new team
Ginger GM
The 4ncl kicked off quite recently. As the Jutes of Kent has folded I was lucky enough to join another great team, Cheddleton. Cheddleton already has a …

The king is dead, long live the king!
Daniel Gormally
Magnus Carlsen with his trusty orange juice- the undisputed 16th world champion. Finally a new era has dawned. The Norse warrior Magnus Oen Carlsen …

Long Live King Magnus
davidsmerdon.com
As I write this, Vishy is going through the motions of defending a worse endgame in what will almost certainly be the final game in the World Chess Championship. …

Bishop and Knight Checkmate
The Chess Improver
A checkmate, using a King, Knight and Bishop against a lone King appears to be extremely difficult to the beginner. Many chess instructors have asked me …

ACP Cup Riga 2013 Part III
TheChessWorld
Chessbibliophile offers the third instalment of the report on ACP Cup, Riga. …

Norway Chess 2014
Norway Chess
Norway Chess will be organized next year as well! Also this time there will be both the grand master tournament and a big school tournament. …

More games from the Barcelona tournament
Old in Chess
We conclude our coverage of the Barcelona tournament with the following selection of games. Here tournament winner Max Albin scores a quick victory over …

GM Invitational Kicks Off in Dallas
United States Chess Federation
The University of Texas at Dallas Grandmaster Invitational just began, and WIM Alexey Root presents key round 1 games and details. …

Heritage in Modern Play, Part 7
Chess.com
The topic of how to play against hanging pawns have been examined in numerous books. There are plenty of classical examples from the past showing …

Pandolfini’s Puzzler #17 – Playing by the Rules
Chess.com
The Professor began somewhat formally: “For those who are feeling a bit rambunctious, let’s bring up the topic of rules. Particularly, let’s talk about …

A Draw Crowns a New World Champion
About.com Chess
Congratulations to Magnus Carlsen, the new World Chess Champion. While today’s game did get a bit wild at times, Carlsen was never worse than even …

Chess Puzzles
ArcaMax Publishing
You are the champion of the world, Vishy Anand, and it is your move. You challenger, Magnus Carlsen, has a lead in the match and you have one saving move here. …

World Chess Championship Match close to being decided
al.com
Chess championship challenger and celebrity, Magnus Carlsen is only one draw away from becoming the new World Chess Champion. Chess enthusiasm …

World’s new chess champ is part-time fashion model
San Jose Mercury News
As a prodigal genius and fashion model, newly crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen has already lit up the game and has now added the …

Chess-Championship Results Show Powerful Role of Computers
All Things D
In the world chess championship match that ended Friday in India, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, the cool, charismatic 22-year-old challenger and the …

Game 10: Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand
kingscrusher
World Chess Championship (2013) Game 10: Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand – Sicilian Defense …

Carlsen-Anand Game 10
David Pruess
Carlsen-Anand Game 10 …

Carlsen-in-the-Swimming Pool Video Goes Viral
Chess Magazine Black and White
Here is the VG TV Magnus Carlsen video that has gone viral on the Internet. The World No. 1 is thrown into the swimming pool at the …

Indian Media Sees New Chess World Order
Chess Magazine Black and White
Indian media on Saturday said a new world order had dawned after local favourite Viswanathan Anand was outplayed by Norwegian prodigy …

22-year-old Norwegian clinches chess world title
The Associated Press
The world of chess has a new king, and it’s a 22-year-old who is as much at home posing for fashion shoots as he is pushing pawns. …

Carlsen breaks Anand to win chess world title
Reuters
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, dubbed the “Justin Bieber of chess”, won the Chess World Championship on Friday, playing a patient game …

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen Is New Chess World Champion
WBUR
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen smiles at a news conference after clinching the FIDE World Chess Championship Friday in Chennai, India, on Friday. …

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen Is New Chess World Champion
KCUR
In Norway, it’s “Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, all of the great days” rolled into one: That’s because 22-year-old Magnus Carlsen. …

Viswanathan Anand era ends as Magnus Carlsen is new king of chess
Times of India
Magnus Carlsen lingered for a while over the board. A 65-move draw agreed upon, the modalities with the arbiters completed, hands shaken …

Magnus Carlsen: A genius who’ll only get better
Times of India
Magnus Carlsen, who heralded the new dawn of chess by becoming the 16th World champion in classical format on Friday, is all of that. It’s poetic justice that he …

Viswanathan Anand relinquishes title without winning a game
Times of India
Viswanathan Anand became only the second player in the modern era – after Garry Kasparov in 2000 – to have relinquished the World title without …

Viswanathan Anand made unusual blunders: Magnus Carlsen
Times of India
On Viswanathan Anand: He has been the world champion for so long. One of the greatest of all time. I am honoured to have played the match with him. And of …

Magnus Opus
Indian Express
Carlsen, 22, is baptised as the youngest World Champion since Garry Kasparov at the hotel’s swimming pool in Chennai on Friday. …

Magnus Carlsen dethrones Anand, becomes new World Champion
The Hindu
Five-time title holder Viswanathan Anand’s reign as the world champion came to a heart-breaking end today with Norway’s Magnus Carlsen taking …

Viswanathan Anand cracked under pressure: Magnus Carlsen
IBNLive
Newly-crowned world champion Magnus Carlen on Friday said that five-time title holder Vishwanathan Anand crumbled under pressure in the …

Magnus Carlsen dethrones Viswanathan Anand
NDTV
Magnus Carlsen got the required half-a-point after the tenth game of the world chess championship against Viswanathan Anand ended in a draw. Anand had …

End of an era in chess as Carlsen wrests world title from Anand
Firstpost
Five-time title-holder Viswanathan Anand’s reign as the world champion came to a heart-breaking end today with Norway’s Magnus Carlsen taking the crown …

Chess: Norwegian prodigy Carlsen claims world chess title
GMA News
Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen claimed the world chess title on Friday in emphatic style, dethroning India’s Viswanathan Anand after a …

Norwegian chess prodigy ends Anand’s reign
Aljazeera.com
Magnus Carlsen, a chess prodigy, has won the sport’s world championhip in the south Indian city of Chennai, beating defending five-time champion …

‘I was at the receiving end of fide’s strange actions’
Sportstar
“I chose chess myself and then I taught the moves to my sisters, Sofia and Judit. I fell in love with chess as a little girl,” says Susan Polgar in this interview …

New World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Shatters Nerdy Stereotypes
Mashable
Reach into your stereotype bank and picture the quintessential chess world champion. The champ is probably a little on the older side, to start. Sits stooped over …

World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov Pokes Fun At Brooklyn Nets Owner
Hardwood Paroxysm
Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov isn’t exactly heartbroken that the Brooklyn Nets aren’t playing well this year. …

‘Chess’ to be performed in Urbana
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
The book “Chess,” is written by Richard Nelson and includes music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and lyrics by Tim Rice. Mikel L. Matthews Jr. …