World No. 1 chess player Magnus Carlsen to arrive in Chennai

Updated: 03 November 2013 19:57 IST

The young challenger from Norway arrives on Monday evening. He will be accompanied by his father Henrik Carlsen, along with his mother and sisters.

Magnus Carlsen, the world number one chess player is set to visit Chennai for his title match against five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand.

The young challenger from Norway arrives on Monday evening. He will be accompanied by his father Henrik Carlsen, along with his mother and sisters.

The much awaited clash between Anand and Carlsen will be inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on November 7. The first game is to be played on November 9.

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