The World Chess Champion played long and hard to to utilize minimal practical chances for a win. However, Anand demonstrated the required accuracy, and the game ended in a draw on the 122nd move, just three moves short from breaking the record for the longest World Championship game. The fifth game of the match between Anatoly Karpov and Victor Korchnoi in Baguio, 1978, ended in a draw in the 124th move. You can read a nice report on Chess Blog. Replay the game with Chess King below.


Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: Sochi RUS
Date: 2014.11.17
[…] 1.e4 e5 2.♘f3 ♘c6 3.♗b5 ♘f6 4.O-O ♘xe4 5.d4 ♘d6 6.♗xc6 dxc6 7.dxe5 ♘f5 8.♕xd8+ ♔xd8 9.h3 ♔e8 10.♘c3 h5 11.♗f4 ♗e7 12.♖ad1 ♗e6 13.♘g5 ♖h6 14.g3 ♗xg5 15.♗xg5 ♖g6 16.h4 f6 17.exf6 gxf6 18.♗f4 ♘xh4 19.f3 ♖d8 20.♔f2 ♖xd1 21.♘xd1 ♘f5 22.♖h1 ♗xa2 23.♖xh5 ♗e6 24.g4 ♘d6 25.♖h7 ♘f7 26.♘e3 ♔d8 27.♘f5 c5 28.♘g3 ♘e5 29.♖h8+ ♖g8 30.♗xe5 fxe5 31.♖h5 ♗xg4 32.fxg4 ♖xg4 33.♖xe5 b6 34.♘e4 ♖h4 35.♔e2 ♖h6 36.b3 ♔d7 37.♔d2 ♔c6 38.♘c3 a6 39.♖e4 ♖h2+ 40.♔c1 ♖h1+ 41.♔b2 ♖h6 42.♘d1 ♖g6 43.♘e3 ♖h6 44.♖e7 ♖h2 45.♖e6+ ♔b7 46.♔c3 ♖h4 47.♔b2 ♖h2 48.♘d5 ♖d2 49.♘f6 ♖f2 50.♔c3 ♖f4 51.♘e4 ♖h4 52.♘f2 ♖h2 53.♖f6 ♖h7 54.♘d3 ♖h3 55.♔d2 ♖h2+ 56.♖f2 ♖h4 57.c4 ♖h3 58.♔c2 ♖h7 59.♘b2 ♖h5 60.♖e2 ♖g5 61.♘d1 b5 62.♘c3 c6 63.♘e4 ♖h5 64.♘f6 ♖g5 65.♖e7+ ♔b6 66.♘d7+ ♔a5 67.♖e4 ♖g2+ 68.♔c1 ♖g1+ 69.♔d2 ♖g2+ 70.♔e1 bxc4 71.♖xc4 ♖g3 72.♘xc5 ♔b5 73.♖c2 a5 74.♔f2 ♖h3 75.♖c1 ♔b4 76.♔e2 ♖c3 77.♘d3+ ♔xb3 78.♖a1 ♔c4 79.♘f2 ♔b5 80.♖b1+ ♔c4 81.♘e4 ♖a3 82.♘d2+ ♔d5 83.♖h1 a4 84.♖h5+ ♔d4 85.♖h4+ ♔c5 86.♔d1 ♔b5 87.♔c2 ♖g3 88.♘e4 ♖g2+ 89.♔d3 a3 90.♘c3+ ♔b6 91.♖a4 a2 92.♘xa2 ♖g3+ 93.♔c2 ♖g2+ 94.♔b3 ♖g3+ 95.♘c3 ♖h3 96.♖b4+ ♔c7 97.♖g4 ♖h7 98.♔c4 ♖f7 99.♖g5 ♔b6 100.♘a4+ ♔c7 101.♔c5 ♔d7 102.♔b6 ♖f1 103.♘c5+ ♔e7 104.♔xc6 ♖d1 105.♖g6 ♔f7 106.♖h6 ♖g1 107.♔d5 ♖g5+ 108.♔d4 ♖g6 109.♖h1 ♖g2 110.♘e4 ♖a2 111.♖f1+ ♔e7 112.♘c3 ♖h2 113.♘d5+ ♔d6 114.♖f6+ ♔d7 115.♘f4 ♖h1 116.♖g6 ♖d1+ 117.♘d3 ♔e7 118.♖a6 ♔d7 119.♔e4 ♔e7 120.♖c6 ♔d7 121.♖c1 ♖xc1 122.♘xc1