18th Corsican Circuit 2014 starts today - Vishy Anand Favourite

Vishy Anand is back in business. After his fine run in Candidates tournament and Bilbao Master final, Vishy Anand is taking part in the Corsican Circuit starting from today 18th October. The Corsican Circuit happens in the beautiful island of Corsica,  Mediterranean Sea belonging to France.

The tournament has the prize fund of 95,000 €. The event also find a huge number of participation from 30 different countries, The participants include including the former World Champion Viswanathan Anand, the reigning World Women’s Champion Yifan Hou, last year’s winner Ivan Saric, Pavel Tregubov, Romain Edouard, Csaba Balogh, Dariusz Swiercz, Igor Kovalenko, Martyn Kravtsiv and many others GMs and IMs.

It needs to be seen if Vishy Anand will show some of his secret preperations for his world championship in this tournament.

Update - Vishy Anand's first round match is against the Russian IM Roman Skomorokhin. Hou Yifan will be playing against Radaslav Dimitrov.  More details from the official website -  http://www.corse-echecs.com/Les-favoris-qualifies-pour-les-1-8e-de-finale_a1452.html
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