No Hosts for Ti­tle Re­match be­tween Carlsen, Anand

The Economic Times - - Sports -

No one has come for­ward to host Magnus Carlsen’s world ti­tle re­match against Viswanathan Anand that has been sched­uled for Novem­ber 6—two dead­lines have al­ready passed. Chess cham­pion Garry Kas­parov has crit­i­cised the global chess body for fail­ing to get spon­sor­ships for the re­match. In­dia, who hosted the 2013 cham­pi­onship, is un­will­ing to in­vest again.

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