Jerusalem: Boris Gelfand might have suffered a defeat at the hands of defending champion Viswanathan Anand in the eighth round of the ongoing World Chess Championship in Moscow, but the Israeli Grandmaster's wife, Maya is confident about her husband's triumph against his Indian opponent.
"I disregard other people's opinions. I know he can win," Maya said after Gelfand lost to Anand to level the scores at 4-4 in the 12-games encounter.
"Boris is focused, he is very tense, he is gathering all his strength. He has no time for excitement, it is time to work," she told news portal 'Ynet'.