InstaForex is happy to announce one of the most important events in the world elite sport in the current year; Magnus Carlsen won the undisputed victory in the match for the world chess crown. Magnus Carlsen, the face of InstaForex in 2011-2012, became the new 16th world chess champion after having beaten current world champion Viswanathan Anand in 10 games of the championship duel. The endgame’s score 6.5 – 3.5 proves the convincing victory of the World Champion title contender.
The final battle for the chess crown took place from 9 to 22 November in Anands’ home city in India. Millions of fans around the world were keeping an eye on the champion rivalry. Regarding the duel’s results, a number of prominent chess players and sports reporters rushed to announce that “the Age of Magnus Carlsen” has arrived in the world elite chess. The young Norwegian player was distinguished by the confident and aggressive style. It should be noted that Magnus has become the second youngest World Chess Champion throughout history after Garry Kasparov, the 13th World Champion. So, Magnus Carlsen won the title at the age of 22 years and 357 days.
InstaForex congratulates its good friend Magnus Carlsen, his team, and his fans on the landmark achievement and wishes him to keep the chess crown as long as possible!
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