Carlsen Says He's Also Happy To Be In Chennai

Время публикации: 08.11.2013 04:01 | Последнее обновление: 08.11.2013 14:16

Anand named his team. Carlsen did not

The brief press conference with Anand and Carlsen, the participants of the world title match, as well as with Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Vice-President of FIDE Sundar took place in Chennai today.   

In a welcoming speech Anand noted he is happy to be playing at his homeland and thanked the organizers. Carlsen added he is also happy to be playing in Chennai. On a question to specify what he means, Magnus said all is well and he is looking forward to playing the match already. 

The answers on the next question differed though. Anand, as it usually happened before the world title matches, named his team: GMs Sasikiran, Sandipan, Woijtaszek and Leko. Carlsen smiledthanking him for naming them but noted that he won't do the same. 

According to drawing Carlsen starts with white tomorrow. .

Screenshots from broadcast


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