Who was the winner of the candidates chess tournament 2014?
Viswanathan Anand, the winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014, advanced to the World Chess Championship 2014 match. The Candidates Tournament 2014 was an eight-player double round-robin chess tournament that took place in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, from 13 March to 31 March 2014.
When was the chess match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand?
The Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand was held from 7 to 28 November 2014 in Sochi, Russia, under the auspices of FIDE .
How old was Anand when he won his first Chess Championship?
Anand is only the second former champion (after Karpov in 1987 and 1990) to win a Candidates tournament. At 44, Anand is the second oldest person to win a Candidates tournament, behind Viktor Korchnoi in 1977 and 1981 . The match organizers faced several significant hurdles in organizing the event.
Who was the reigning World Chess Champion in 2013?
Both Carlsen and Anand appeared in the 2013 Championship, Anand as the reigning world champion and Carlsen as the challenger. This marked the first time the same two opponents met in consecutive World Championship matches since Garry Kasparov played Anatoly Karpov five times between 1984 and 1990 .
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When is the chess tournament powered by Coinbase?
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