Magnus Carlsen and His Team Inspect Chennai

Время публикации: 19.08.2013 18:01 | Последнее обновление: 19.08.2013 18:01

Magnus Carlsen, his father Henrik and manager Espen Agdestein arrived in Chennai on Sunday to inspect the conditions for the upcoming world title match. According to Agdestein the exact time of arrival wasn't announced in order not to have problems on the way to the hotel.    

Photo by Daniel Eriksen / NRK

The aim of the visit is to "get a feel of the venue" acquainting with the local pecularities. Magnus also gave a simul on 20 boards for the local kids.

Carlsen's team has already checked the living conditions, gym, rest rooms and other "details" including the venue of the match.

Photo by Daniel Eriksen / NRK

According to Agdestein the Norwegian delegation is satisfied with the conditions: "Magnus had some questions regarding the conditioning, but in general he feels comfortable here."


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