A draw in Game 10 only brings Magnus Carlsen closer to retaining the world chess champion title and Viswanathan Anand’s job all that harder. Here is the game 10 that you can replay with Chess King. Could there be a plus for White with the d-pawn pressure? It is something the chess theoreticians will work out soon enough. Both players said at the press conference that the line was interesting and needs to be further checked. Read a report on Chess Blog. Anand did give it try to exert some pressure, but none of the two took any risk.


Anand,V (2792) – Carlsen,M (2863)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: Sochi RUS
Date: 2014.11.21
[…] 1.d4 ♘f6 2.c4 g6 3.♘c3 d5 4.♘f3 ♗g7 5.♕b3 dxc4 6.♕xc4 O-O 7.e4 ♘a6 8.♗e2 c5 9.d5 e6 10.O-O exd5 11.exd5 ♖e8 12.♗g5 h6 13.♗e3 ♗f5 14.♖ad1 ♘e4 15.♘xe4 ♗xe4 16.♕c1 ♕f6 17.♗xh6 ♕xb2 18.♕xb2 ♗xb2 19.♘g5 ♗d4 20.♘xe4 ♖xe4 21.♗f3 ♖e7 22.d6 ♖d7 23.♗f4 ♘b4 24.♖d2 ♖e8 25.♖c1 ♖e6 26.h4 ♗e5 27.♗xe5 ♖xe5 28.♗xb7 ♖xb7 29.d7 ♘c6 30.d8=♕+ ♘xd8 31.♖xd8+ ♔g7 32.♖d2