Friday, September 21, 2007

Anand in First Place at World Chess Chamionship

After seven rounds at the 2007 World Chess Championship which is taking place in Mexico City, India's Grandmaster Viswanathan 'Vishy' Anand is in first place after defeating yesterday Russia's Alexander Grischuck in an exciting Ruy Lopez opening.

After half of the games in the tournament have been completed, Anand has sole possession of first place with five points, three victories and four draws, followed closely by Israel's Grand Master Boris Gelfand, four and a half points, and the current world champion, Russia's Vladimir Kramnik with four points.

The second half of the match will start today at 14:00 hours, local time. The games can be followed 'live' at the official website of the tournament. Click on 'JUEGOS EN VIVO.'

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