Altibox Norway Chess Tournament

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Viswanathan Anand loses to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Altibox Norway chess tournament
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Viswanathan Anand loses to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Altibox Norway chess tournament

Viswanathan Anand put up a good show in the classical game but lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Armageddon game to score half a point out of a possible two in the first game of Altibox Norway chess tournament.

Norway Chess 2018: Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin in exciting last round; Fabiano Caruana takes title
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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.

Altibox Norway Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand concedes easy draw against Levon Aronian in first round
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Altibox Norway Chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand concedes easy draw against Levon Aronian in first round

Coming to the first round after a fine performance in the preceding blitz tournament where he tied for second spot, Anand could do little as Aronian came up with an unusual move order in the Anti-Berlin as black and the game ended without any drama.