Reports Nov 11, 2014 | 5:14 PMby Colin McGourty

Anand storms back! Game 3 video recap

After eight draws and four losses it was Vishy Anand's turn to shine in a World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen! | photo: official Twitter

It was lucky 13 for Vishy Anand, who finally won a World Championship game against Magnus Carlsen just when another one-sided contest seemed to be on the cards. IM Lawrence Trent takes us through the key moments as the Tiger from Madras shows his claws, backing up ferocious opening preparation with lethal execution. The match is now tied at 1.5-1.5.

Chess commentator extraordinaire Lawrence Trent takes a look at Game 3 of the World Championship match:

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Replay the game below (or with computer analysis here):

1. d4 ♘f6 2. c4 e6 3. ♘f3 d5 4. ♘c3 ♗e7 5. ♗f4 O-O 6. e3 ♘bd7 7. c5 c6 8. ♗d3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 ♗a6 11. ♗xa6 ♖xa6 12. b5 cxb5 13. c6 ♕c8 14. c7 b4 15. ♘b5 a4 16. ♖c1 ♘e4 17. ♘g5 ♘df6 18. ♘xe4 ♘xe4 19. f3 ♖a5 20. fxe4 ♖xb5 21. ♕xa4 ♖a5 22. ♕c6 bxa3 23. exd5 ♖xd5 24. ♕xb6 ♕d7 25. O-O ♖c8 26. ♖c6 g5 27. ♗g3 ♗b4 28. ♖a1 ♗a5 29. ♕a6 ♗xc7 30. ♕c4 e5 31. ♗xe5 ♖xe5 32. dxe5 ♕e7 33. e6 ♔f8 34. ♖c1


So the scores are now level at 1.5-1.5 and we have a real fight on our hands!

In tomorrow's Game 4 Magnus Carlsen will have the white pieces. You can watch all the action with chat, computer analysis, the chance to make your own moves and live video commentary from Peter Svidler and Sopiko Guramishvili right here on chess24!

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