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11th ChessBase India show with Peter Heine Nielsen

by Sagar Shah - 25/08/2017

On 29th of September 2007 Vishy Anand drew his game against Peter Leko in Mexico City and became the World Champion. This was Vishy Anand's first undisputed World title. It was a moment of great pride and glory for Indian chess. And now we are nearing the tenth anniversary of this brilliant achievement. The eleventh ChessBase India show will deal with Anand's performance at this Mexico World Championship and the guest is none other than his second at that very tournament Peter Heine Nielsen. Expect some very exciting stories and secrets to be revealed!

10 years of Vishy Anand becoming World Champion in 2007

Vishy Anand became the World Champion in Mexico on 29th of September 2007 | Frederic Friedel

Interview for Doordarshan! | Frederic Friedel

Anand and Aruna celebrate their success with a sip of Tequila Margarita | Frederic Friedel

It was an eight-player round robin tournament where Vishy was undefeated and won by a full point

This was the second world title that Anand had won and the first undisputed one. We are nearing the tenth anniversary of this brilliant achievement for King Vishy. What better way to celebrate this occasion than to know all the things that happened behind the scenes of this intense tournament. And there can be no better person than Vishy's second Peter Heine Nielsen to spill the beans.

Anand's second and coach: Peter Heine Nielsen | Frederic Friedel

Peter Heine Nielsen and Hans Walter Schmidt celebrating the victory at Indian restaurant Daawat | Frederic Friedel

Peter has been Anand's second since 2002. He has helped the Indian champion win four world titles - in 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012.

Peter is currently the coach and second of World Champion Magnus Carlsen | Amruta Mokal

Peter Heine Nielsen will be the guest at the 11th ChessBase India show. The show will deal with Vishy's performance in Mexico 2007, some inside stories and overall a tribute to the great World Champion.

Host of the show will be IM Sagar Shah, who is in Vilnius, Lithuania at this moment with his wife Amruta Mokal

The 11th ChessBase India show will take place on Playchess in the broadcasts room at 6.30 p.m. IST (4. p.m. Lithuanian time, 3. p.m. CET) on 25th of August 2017. Below is the procedure on how you can see the show live:

How to see the show live

Download the playchess windows client from here.

After you have installed the Playchess client. You must login.

Enter your playchess username and password if you have one. (Note, the ChessBase Account credentials will work). Even if you do not have a Username or Password, you can enter as a guest. But it is better to create an account to get more functionality.

On the bottom right hand corner click on the room broadcasts and then click on the tab Games on the top. In the list you will find the eleventh ChessBase India show with GM Peter Heine Nielsen at 5.45 p.m. IST (3.15 Lithuanian time, 2.15 Central European time)

on 25th of August 2017.


You can also see the show live directly from this link

All previous ChessBase India Shows

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