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Carlsen wins world speed chess tournament. 3-day battle leads to victory. Norway’s 18 year-old Magnus Carlsen has beaten Viswanathan Anand from India to clinch the world title in speed chess, making him the youngest title-holder ever. Dag Danielsen, secretary general of the Norwegian Chess Association, tells NTB that the young Norwegian has accomplished an extraordinary achievement being so young.

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Carlsen wins world speed chess tournament

Published on Thursday, 19th November, 2009 at 04:00 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

3-day battle leads to victory.

Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen
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Norway’s 18 year-old Magnus Carlsen has beaten Viswanathan Anand from India to clinch the world title in speed chess, making him the youngest title-holder ever.

Dag Danielsen, secretary general of the Norwegian Chess Association, tells NTB that the young Norwegian has accomplished an extraordinary achievement being so young.

“I haven’t played much speed chess, but this was fun,” Carlsen tells VG.



Published on Thursday, 19th November, 2009 at 04:00 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: magnus, carlsen, world, championships, speed, chess, win, victory, norway.





  
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