Sunday, September 30, 2007

Anand is The New Undisputed World Champion!

Yes, Viswanathan Anand (India) finishes undefeated with 9.0 points out of 13 games to be the undisputed world champion after the final rounds draw against Peter Leko. His close challangers, Boris Gelfand (Israel) and Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) can't challange Anand even if they both win their final games.

It is a very memorable victories by Anand, India and Asia because in my opinion, this is the "first" time Asian player won the World Championship "undisputedly". Although Anand won the FIDE World Chess Championship in 2000 after defeating Alexei Shirov 3.5 - 0.5 in the final FIDE Knock-out World Championship in Teheran in 2000, it's hardly "recognised" because the credibility of knock-out format and many tops player like Kasparov and Kramnik didn't participated.
Win this win, Anand could proudly claim as the world champion in Classical, Rapid and Blitz. What a true champion! Congratulation Anand!!!!

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