Carlsen to Start With White in Chennai

Magnus Carlsen will play with the white pieces in his first game of the World Championship match against Viswanathan Anand on Saturday in Chennai, India. This was the result of the drawing of colors performed by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Ms J Jayalalithaa at the opening ceremony, on Thursday afternoon at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai. Earlier, during a press conference, Anand had revealed that this seconds are Krishnan Sasikiran, Chanda Sandipan, Radek Wojtaszek and Peter Leko. Carlsen did not want to name his helpers.