Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen World Championship match will be one of best: FIDE

FIDE Vice-President D V Sundar explained that the organisers have made arrangements for 350 spectators to witness the match. He said that a glass partition would be erected to separate the players and the spectators in order to ensure that the spectators do not disturb the players.

updated: August 23, 2013 21:28 IST
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Chennai: World Chess Championship match between reigning champion Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand and challenger world number one Magnus Carlsen in November would be one of the best in the entire history of the event, FIDE Vice-President Israel Gelfer said on Friday.

Addressing the media after the final inspection of the venue for the prestigious tie here, Gelfer said he was fully satisfied with the arrangements made so far and expected that the event will be a spectacular one.

He said he had been involved in organising almost a dozen World Championship matches and he was sure that this tie would be one of the best organised, if not the best.

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