Chennai: World No.1 Magnus Carlsen is not taking any chances in his on-going world chess championship clash against defending champion Viswanathan Anand, according to his father Mr Henrik. The 22-year-old Carlsen has a two-point lead over the five-time champion Anand, with just four games to go.
Magnus Carlsen's father Mr Henrik told NDTV: "Carlsen is happy about his preparation so far. We expect Anand to fight back in game 9. Vishy will come out fighting like a tiger. Anything can still happen." Mr Henrik however refused to divulge any details about his son's style of preparation.
"He is happy about the two-point lead. But he speaks about things other than chess; he plays cards and listens to music to unwind and to beat the stress," added Mr Henrik.