Viswanathan Anand should add strategist to core team: Four-time world champion Susan Polgar

Viswanathan Anand lost to Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship. By winning the Candidates tournament this year, he gets another shot at Carlsen.

updated: April 01, 2014 20:37 IST
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Chennai: Four-time women's World chess champion Susan Polgar of Hungary feels that India's Viswanathan Anand can perhaps add another strategist rather than making wholesome changes to his A-team - his seconds - for his World Chess Championship match against defending champion Magnus Carlsen later this year.

Susan, also a winner of five Chess Olympiads, told IANS in an email interview that Anand need not change his entire team of seconds, who help champion players to prepare for the World title, who had worked with him when he lost the World championship last year here against Carlsen.

"He had a good team. Maybe just a few small changes, or perhaps adding another strategist," Polgar told IANS.

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