Viswanathan Anand vs. Magnus Carlsen at World Chess Championship 2013


Round 2 – November 10 – Draw

Another mild disappointment. Just 25 moves in one hour. Anand was again forced into a situation he did not like: “Today it’s my turn to tender a slight apology. I am sorry about the decision but I decided to be a bit prudent today.” leading MG Hikaru Nakamura to comment “I am not feeling inspired by the start of the WC match in India. One thing Kasparov always understood is that chess needs to be a show.