Anand-Carlsen: three weeks until game 1

The opening ceremony of the much awaited World Championship match in Chennai between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen is scheduled to start in 19 days from now: on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 — “tentatively” at 16:00 local time. Then, on Saturday, November 9th, at 15:00 hrs, the players will start their first game. (We put a countdown timer in the right sidebar!)