Anand analyzes!

Chessvibes produced two videos of World Champion Viswanathan Anand analyzing his game with Magnus Carlsen at the London Chess Classic. In the second video, he analyzed a couple of intricate endings. This Anand-Carlsen game was followed by thousands of chess players and was an entertaining bout. The game was very instructive and Anand goes through the game with clarity and precision.

Video by

Daaim Shabazz

Daaim Shabazz is the founder of The Chess Drum, while serving as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds a B.S. Computer Science from Chicago State University, an MBA in Marketing and a Ph.D. in International Affairs & Development, both from Clark Atlanta University. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.


  1. Good stuff from the Indian maestro Daaim.

    On behalf of the council members of the Jamaica Chess Federation and the wider membership, I wish for you and yours and all visitors to the ChessDrum the every best for the holidays and a magnificent 2011.

  2. Exceptional and thanks once again brother Shabazz for being so enlightening!, Personally i havent seen their traditional explanations of chess in years, its amazing to see they still using theses methods over there in Europe. The sweater shirt combo vishy has on is old school, for all the Mister Roger fans in the U.S. you KNOW where ur living at! Peace.

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