Match of the Decade to Commence Tomorrow: Carlsen vs. Anand
There is 20-year long gap between the two contenders. The older is the current World Champion, the younger is the highest-rated player of all time. 2013 World Chess Championship in Chennai, India will be a real battle.
World’s Chess Championship torunament is scheduled from 9 to 28 November 2013 in Chennai, India. The tournament will be held in 12 games, with possible tie-breaks.
Both players have a chance to win this match, along with a hefty prize (reportedly, the prize fund is $3.5 million) and a World’s Champion title. While Vishy Anand (43) is the defending champion, Magnus Carlsen (22) qualified in a Candidates tournament, facing the likes of Kramnik and Aronian.
The schedule is as follows:
The two players will face each other for the first time since June, when they met at Moscow’s Tal Memorial. Watch their last games here:
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