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"I would chalk a new path for a new result. I won't get a new result if I travel in the old path," said Anand.
Anand's team during last year's failed title defence wee his compatriots Sandipan Chanda, K. Sasikiran, Hungarian Grandmaster Peter Leko and Poland's Radoslaw Wojtaszek.
Vishy Anand has a fun day out after winning the Chess Candidates. He will take on Carslen for the world title later in the year.
The Indian ace thus officially earned the right to a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway along with the winner's purse of 13,5000 Euros.
Levon Aronian was the only one who could have managed to catch up with the Indian GM, but lost his tie vs Dmitriy Andreikin — leaving Anand as the no 1 contender for Carlsen's title.
Live updates as Anand takes on Karjakin in round 13 of the Chess Candidates.
Karjakin is one last hurdle that Anand faces with black pieces before he has a white game against Peter Svidler of Russia in the final round.
Live updates as Anand takes on Andreikin in round 12 of the Chess Candidates.
Live updates as Anand takes on Kramnik in round 11 of the Chess Candidates.
With just four rounds to come, Anand is sitting pretty training his sights for the next world championship match on 6.5 points.
Live coverage of the tenth round of the Chess Candidates as Viswanathan Anand takes on Peter Svidler.
Live coverage of the Chess Candidates 2014 as Viswanathan Anand takes on Vaselin Topalov.
In the other game of the day, Peter Svidler was fighting hard to salvage a half point against Russian team-mate Sergey Karjakin.
Live updates as Anand takes on Aronian in round eight of the Chess Candidates.
At the half way stage Anand took his tally to 4.5 points out of a possible seven and will have an easier second half wherein he has four white games lined up out of seven.
"Anand just played very powerfully after he equalised in the opening – no waiting moves. Each move had its point and he just took over key squares very quickly.”
It turned out to be another high-tension round in the candidates that will select the challenger to Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next World championship match later this year.
Live updates as Anand takes on Karjakin in round six of the Chess Candidates.
The draw took Anand to 3.5 points out of a possible five and he keeps his half point lead with the end of the first half now approaching near.