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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Interesting Chess Headlines About 2012 Anand, Gelfand World Chess Match

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Hi everyone,

Photo from Wednesday when the two players conducted an inspection of the playing hall in Tretyakov Art Gallery.

As but obvious, the upcoming 2012 World Chess Championship Match between current reigning chess champion Viswanathan Anand and his challenger Boris Gelfand is all over the news. Just a day ahead of the first game (opening ceremony today), here are some interesting last-minute report and news links on the chess match. You can access the official website of the event at

World chess title: Humpy expects an interesting contest
Asian Age: “In the last two instances, Anand played against younger opponents, but now, he will be meeting Boris Gelfand, who is an year older than him, I expect an exciting series,” said Humpy.

Top 6 Reasons Why Anand, Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship Will be Fun
Black & White India Chess Magazine

Anand defence of world chess title to begin today
IBNLive: Moscow - Current world champion Viswanathan Anand of India will be up against Boris Gelfand of Israel in the World Chess Championship, starting in Moscow from Thursday.

Israeli Grandmaster Gelfand's Great Challenge Starts Today

Chess capital Moscow is Back in Focus
India Today

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