Anand, a 5-time Champion of Corsica Masters from 2000 to 2004, lost to the fellow former FIDE World Champion R. Kasimzhanov in the final.

In the quarterfinals, Anand defeated Mikhail Gurevich 2-0, Kazhgaleyev defeated Gagunashvili 2-0, Bacrot defeated Fressinet 1.5-.5 and Kasimdzhanov defeated Bologan 1.5-.5.

In the semifinals, Kasimdzhanov went overtime to defeat Bacrot 3-1 while Anand defeated Kazhgaleyev 2-0.

Anand, the #1 seed, was upset by Kasimdzhanov by the score of 1.5-.5 in the final. Last year, Anand lost to Vadim Milov in the final after winning 5 straight years.

Here is the official website.
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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar