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Why world chess champion Magnus Carlsen is a winner

Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen has become the world champion, beating Indian title holder Viswanathan Anand.

Carlsen, 22, secured a draw to win the World Chess Championship in 10 games, with two left to play.

Former British Chess champion Joseff Thomas said Magnus Carlsen had a grasp on the game ''that would usually take players 20 to 30 years''.

  • 22 Nov 2013
  • From the section Europe
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