Friday, October 14, 2011

Magnus Carlsen will play in the Candidates Tournament

Magnus Carlsen has decided to participate in the next World Championship cycle. He is stopping the boycott that began in May 2010 and is back in the hunt for the highest title in chess.

The Norwegian prodigy announced his decision right after winning Bilbao Grand Slam in an interview for the Norwegian VG. Carlsen admits to have come to the decision after FIDE announced that the next Candidates Tournament will be a round robin event.

Magnus Carlsen shared, "If the changes that are predicted come true, I am ready to fight for the World Championship title."

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