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The World Chess Championship Match, 7 - 25 November 2014

Magnus Carlsen vs. Vishy Anand

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The World Chess Championship Match is one of the most important and prestigious competitions in the world of sports and the ultimate culmination of the FIDE World Chess Championship Cycle. The 2014 Match was between the incumbent champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand. It was held from 7 to 25 November in Sochi, Russia, the city that hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics and established itself as one of the premier venues for major sporting events. The Match gathered attention of millions of people and was widely covered by media all over the world. The closing ceremony of the Match was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin.


  • Dates: 7-25 November, 2014
  • Orginizers: AGON/FIDE
  • City: Sochi, Russia
  • Venue: Olympic Media Center


Over 15,000 mentions in media worldwide, including The GuardianHuffington PostThe Wall Street Journal and many others. Over 12 million unique website visitors. 


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