The most anticipated chess match in decades is underway in Chennai, India, matching up world champion Viswanathan Anand against the 22-year-old Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.
World champion Garry Kasparov wrote on Business Insider last week that a win for Carlsen would be huge for the chess world.
We spoke with Kasparov in September, when he expanded upon why he felt that a win for the young, charismatic Carlsen is important for the sport. He also gave his official prediction for the match, which has currently featured two draws in the best-of-12 series.
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