Chess grandmaster to meet Anand

Saturday, 21 February 2009

Hungary’ highest ranked chess player Péter Lékó will meet world champion and number one Viswanathan Anand of India for a speed game between 2-7 June in Miskolc, Sándor Káli, the mayor of the city announced last Thursday. The game is part of a four-year tradition, in which Lékó has already played chess giants such as Michael Adams (draw), Anatoli Karpov (win), Vladimir Kramnik (loss) and 19-year-old Norwegian wunderkind Magnus Carlsen (loss). Lékó and Anand have met 71 times before, and the Indian grandmaster leads the duel by 42.5-28.5.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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