World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand sorry after drawing second game with Magnus Carlsen

The opening move of the second game on Sunday was a big success for Magnus Carlsen and it was a great pull back by the Norwegian after Viswanathan Anand had got an easy draw as black in the first game on Saturday.

updated: November 10, 2013 20:25 IST
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Chennai: Defending champion Viswanathan Anand offered apology after he played out a tame draw with white pieces in the second game of World Chess Championship clash against Magnus Carlsen of Norway in Chennai on Sunday.

"Today it's my turn to tender a slight apology," said Anand.

"The position we got after move 12 is a very sharp one. I have studied it in the past, it's very very complicated and I had not really expected it. That's clear," he said at the post-game conference at the Hyatt Regency hotel.

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