World Chess Championship 2013 Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen at Chennai Hyatt Regency: world championship contract

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

World Chess Championship Contract: Anand's Team Protests 'Secret' Illness Clause for Carlsen # Video

Posted by World Chess Championship 2013 News Blog Wednesday, August 21, 2013


It's a piece of chess news that's been aired on Indian television channel Times Now. Sources froViswanathan Anand's team told Times Now that the illness clause was against the spirit of the championship. Journalists were also stopped from discussing contract details at Carlsen's press conference in Chennai. However, Carlsen's manager Espen Agdestein had, earlier told journalists that the illness clause "is good for everybody. If Vishy or Magnus gets sick for some reason, there will be a delay instead of a game forfeited."