Viswanathan Anand Reflects on His Lowest Point Ahead of Title Rematch vs Magnus Carlsen

Ahead of the big world title rematch against Magnus Carlsen, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand says losing to the Norwegian in Chennai last year was one of the lowest points of his career.

updated: October 25, 2014 16:45 IST
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As five-time champion Viswanathan Anand takes on Norway's Magnus Carlsen in the chess world title match in Sochi from November 7, all eyes will be on the Indian to see if he can take revenge from his bitter loss to the same opponent last year.

On Friday, Anand took a break from his preparations for the big game in Sochi in less than two weeks. The Indian Grandmaster says he is not overawed by the fact that it is a world championship match.

"I don't really think in those terms. I am just thinking about Sochi and getting ready for it," he said speaking to Times of India.

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