Magnus Carlsen, 22, is the highest-rated chess player in history at 2872 Elo. Right now he is facing off against World Champion Viswanathan Anand (rated 2775) at the 2013 championships in Chennai, India.
The most anticipated c hess match in decades is underway in Chennai, India, matching up world champion Viswanathan Anand against the 22-year-old Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. World champion Garry Kasparov
The world champion, Vishy Anand, 43, will be a long-odds underdog when he starts the defence of his crown on Saturday in his home city of Chennai, India. His challenger, Magnus Carlsen, 22, has soared
The Super Bowls, Stanley Cups, World Cups and World Chess Championships are usually won with good defense. Which defense is going to decide the upcoming world championship match between Vishy Anand and
On November 9 in Chennai, India, upstart Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen will attempt to become the world champion by facing off against Viswanathan Anand over the course of 12 games. Carlsen gets
The airtime on government-owned NRK will focus on a young Norwegian player's quest to become world champion. It will also make a statement about television. The broadcaster says it's pioneering what it
Chess players are breaking the stereotypical school social order in a Missouri college, and the jocks are not happy. Webster University, located in suburban St. Louis, put up a billboard on a freeway St.