2018 Norway Chess
2018 Norway Chess News
Japan withdraws from IWC to resume commercial whaling, comes under heavy criticism for 'sneaky step'
The announcement had been widely expected and comes after Japan failed in a bid to convince the IWC to allow it to resume commercial whaling. Japan would officially inform the IWC of its decision by the end of the year, which will mean the withdrawal comes into effect by 30 June.
Norway Chess 2018: Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin in exciting last round; Fabiano Caruana takes title
Some hair-raising drama was witnessed in the final round of the Altibox Norway Chess 2018, where as many as four players were leading the tournament, with Viswanathan Anand at second.