Brilliant: Levon Aronian vs. Viswanathan Anand (75th Tata Steel Chess – 2013 – Video)



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Levon Aronian competes against the current World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, in the 4th Round of the 75th Tata Steel Chess Tournament (2013). The game is sure to not disappoint the dynamic/tactical/aggressive chess player as the wild Meran Variation of the Semi-Slav defense takes center stage and a masterpiece is produced. Many have already described this brief 23 move encounter as “Anand’s Immortal”.

Magnus Carlsen vs. Vishy Anand (2012 Chess Masters Final – Bilbao – Video)

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The #1 ranked chess player in the world, Magnus Carlsen, battles the reigning World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, in Round 9 of the 2012 Chess Masters Final in Bilbao. The opening is a Sicilian Defense, Canal-Sokolsky Attack where Carlsen sacrifices a pawn to induce kingside weaknesses. Anand’s defense proves to be a very difficult task. Might Magnus Carlsen be the challenger for the 2014 World Chess Championship title, and might this game be a preview of an ensuing battle?