19 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur – In today’s edition of theStar Online news web portal, SS Quah discusses about the recent withdrawal of GM Magnus Carlsen from the Candidates Matches of the World Chess Championships.
Magnus is the star in the chess world and it takes off the shine from the Candidates Matches, if he is not participating. Most chess fans are looking at Magnus Carlsen to be the next superstar in the world of chess. He has done that with the recent World vs Carlsen online chess match. His star appeal to chess is enormous and losing his presence in the Candidates Matches would hurt, or at least dent the appeal.
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