Magnus Carlsen(22) Wins 2013 FIDE World Chess Championship
Magnus Carlsen(Norway) clinched his maiden world title on Friday Nov 22,2013 with two
games to spare in the 12-round championship as the 22-year-old Norwegian
was the first to reach 6.5 points. Winless Viswananthan Anand, the defending
champions, finished with 3.5 points
FIDE (World Chess
Federation) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, center, presents new world
chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway with a gold medal at the award
presentation ceremony of the FIDE World Chess Championship as Chief
Minister of Tamil Nadu state J. Jayalalitha, left, claps in Chennai
New world chess champion
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen receives a trophy during a ceremony of the FIDE
World Chess Championship, in Chennai.
Norway's Magnus Carlsen,
right, is presented the prize check by Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
state J. Jayalalitha, left, after his win over India's Viswanathan Anand
in the World Chess Championship in Chennai.
Anand, poses with the runner-up trophy presented by Chief Minister of
Tamil Nadu state J. Jayalalitha after loosing his title against Norway's
Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship, in Chennai.