Game 8 of the World Chess Championship between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand finished in a draw in a just over two hours leaving Magnus Carlsen still with a one-point lead. Carlsen tried a new idea, but Anand was ready to shrug off whatever was thrown at him. Carlsen seemed tired and distracted during the game and admitted thus in the press conference. Score Carlsen 4.5 – Anand 3.5.


Anand,V (2792) – Carlsen,M (2863)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: Sochi RUS
Date: 2014.11.18
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