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Magnus Carlsen aims for world chess title

The Norwegian chess player Magnus Carlsen needs only a draw to win the World Chess Championship in the Indian city of Chennai.

He is just half a point away from victory in the remaining three games.

Mr Carlsen, 22, is being hailed as one of the best players in the history of the game and his image is being credited with widening the appeal of chess.

Pratiksha Ghildial reports from Chennai.

  • 22 Nov 2013
  • From the section World
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