Magnus Carlsen : 16th World Chess Champion and 2nd Youngest.
Published: November 27, 2013
Magnus Carlsen Crowned World Champion
The World Chess Championship 2013 also known as FIDE World Championship Match (FWCM) 2013 calendared by FIDE (World Chess Federation) in Chennai, India on 9-28 November 2013 for twelve (12) rounds, with tie-break games if necessary, was concluded in Round 10 (22 Nov) with the World’s Top rated player and record holder of FIDE’s ‘All-Time-High’ rating of 2872 (Feb 2012–April 2012 FIDE rating list) & highest ever Live Rating of 2878.9 (27 Mar 2013), Magnus Carlsen of Norway, finally claiming its right to be declared as the 16th and the new undisputed World Chess Champion in ‘Standard Chess’ also branded as the ‘Classical Chess’.
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Will Magnus Carlsen make it as the 2nd Youngest World Champion come WCC 2013 (Updated).
Updated: November 4, 2013
Published: April 15, 2013
WCC 2013: Magnus Carlsen Vs Viswanathan Anand
The World Chess Championship 2013 calendared by FIDE to take place on 7-28 November 2013 at Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India would be between the reigning World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand(2775) of India and Magnus Carlsen(2870) of Norway, the World’s #1 rated player with an ‘All-Time-High’ rating of 2872 (Feb 2012 – April 2012 FIDE rating list), who won the FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament, London 2013 (15 March – 1 April 2013).
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Wei Yi : The World’s Youngest Super Grandmaster.
Fri, 1 Nov 2013
On November 2013 FIDE rating list publication, officially, GM Wei Yi (born 2 June 1999) of China breached the 2600 mark, the super-Grandmaster status with a 2604 rating.
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