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which meant that he doesn’t have direct qualification in the 2017 edition. Is the Anand era coming to an end?Let’s discuss It was the year 2013 Anand had been the undisputed World Champion since six years In between winning the World Championship in a Round Robin event in Mexico in 2007 and facing Carlsen in Chennai in 2013 Vishy had beaten three powerful opponents in 12-game matches – Vladimir Kramnik in Bonn 2008 Veselin Topalov in Sofia 2010 and Boris Gelfand in Moscow 2012 Chess fans had grown accustomed to seeing Anand as the undisputed world champion In November 2013 a huge challenge awaited the Indian champion in the form of the young and formidable Norwegian Carlsen Until then Vishy had battled against opponents in the World Championship matches who were nearly the same age as himself But here was a youngster 22 years old exactly half of Vishy’s age To add to this pressure playing in front of the home crowd in Chennai was not going to be easy The match against Magnus Carlsen was one of the most popular sporting events in India and was broadcasted live on Indian national television Carlsen’s youthful exuberance proved too much for Vishy to handle as the Indian slumped to a 65-35 defeat in just ten games The match ended two days before its stipulated duration It was such a disheartening loss for Anand that he almost decided to not play in the next Candidates As the runner-up of the previous World Championship match Anand had a direct entry into the Candidates 2014 However he decided to keep his decision pending right until the very last moment When Anand confirmed his participation a popular Russian journalist Evgeny Surov said “If you asked me who would not win then I’d be glad to give you a clear reply: Anand Let’s agree on the following: if Anand wins the tournament I’ll publicly admit I understand nothing about life or chess and you’ll never ask me to take part in such a survey again” Anand looked so out of sorts that there was absolutely no one who believed in his chances to win the Candidates and challenge Carlsen once again After 14 rounds of gruelling chess in the sub-zero temperatures of Khanty Mansiysk in Russia in a tournament that involved eight of the best players in the world Anand emerged victorious Young and energetic players like Sergey Karjakin Dmitry Andreikin and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov were left behind by a 45-year-old veteran who displayed tenacity of the highest level Surov had to eat his own words “I have to admit I understand nothing about chess or life” he said Vishy Anand after winning the Candidates tournament 2014 Image Credit: Ugra Sports The World Championship match was due to take place in November Anand had nearly nine months to prepare for this re-match Fans were excited Vishy had lost brutally in 2013 but now was his chance to redeem himself In between the World Champion and the Challenger played against each other in the World Rapid and Blitz Championships in April 2014 They drew their game in the blitz format but in the rapid section Vishy was able to upset Carlsen after the World Champion blundered This video from 3 minutes 50 seconds onwards shows what a huge a blunder was made by Carlsen This was the first time that Anand had beaten Carlsen in quite some time truly a confidence booster This result was followed by a strong victory at the Bilbao chess festival where Vishy finished ahead of the Armenian genius Levon Aronian Things looked bright as Anand began his match against Carlsen in Sochi in November 2014 The World Championship started with a draw and Carlsen struck first blood in the second game But this time Anand was better prepared He struck back and won his first Classical World Championship game against Carlsen Two draws followed after that and then came the battle in which Carlsen made the famous blunder with 26Kd2 Anand could have simply taken the pawn on e5 with his knight as Rxg8 would have been met with Nxc4 check This could have changed the fate of not only this game but the match and also chess history But it was not to be Carlsen won this game and after winning the eleventh duel he sealed the second World Championship in his favour with a score of 65-45 From here on everyone started talking about Vishy’s retirement? The organisers are hopeful that over a hundred rickshaw owners from across the state will participate in the fourth edition of the contest. Encouraged by the response from the rickshaw owners and viewers the organisers decided to expand the competition across the state. till late night in an attempt to nab the men who had also opened fire at the constables. Bar girls have been targeted by obsessive customers. Shri Jadhav was kidnapped last year from Iran and his subsequent presence in Pakistan has never been explained credibly.

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