Viswanathan Anand to do commentary during world chess championship match

Anand will be one of the lecturers at the training camp organised by the FIDE Chessable Academy, the world chess federation said.

The five-day camp will gather in Dubai the best young talents in the world, thanks to the partnership between FIDE and Chessable, it further said.   -  PTI

Indian chess maestro Viswanathan Anand will be one of the official commentators for the FIDE World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi in Dubai from November 24.

Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.

"Looking forward to being in Dubai. What promises to be a great match. It's even better when you can say 'How come he didn’t play the move' see you soon," the five-time world champion wrote.

 

Also, Anand will be one of the lecturers at the training camp organised by the FIDE Chessable Academy, the world chess federation said.

The five-day camp will gather in Dubai the best young talents in the world, thanks to the partnership between FIDE and Chessable, it further said.

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