We have a new World Champion

Scott Tortorice

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From Chessbase:

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[FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Mexico 2007: Vishy Anand is world champion![/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]29.09.2007 [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]– An effortless 20-move draw against Peter Leko clinched it: Indias's Viswanathan Anand won the World Championship in Mexico City 2007 to become the undisputed World Chess Champion. The other games are still in progress, but nobody can catch Anand, who finishes undefeated with 9.0 points out of 14 games. Kramnik beat Aronian to move to second place.[/FONT]

Here's a video montage from round 9:


In unrelated news, Kasparov has won a victory too:

Kasparov Joins Russian Presidential Race

The former world chess champion Garry Kasparov entered Russia's presidential race on Sunday, elected overwhelmingly as the candidate for the country's beleagured opposition coalition.
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