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Chess pro chooses luxury hotel for title fight

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Chess pro chooses luxury hotel for title fight
A view of the Fisherman's Cove retreat where Carlsen will stay - Taj Hotels
11:58 CET+01:00
Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen has chosen a luxury hotel in the centre of the Indian city of Chennai for this month's 19 day chess match against the reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand.
Carlsen will eat, sleep and play all his matches at the The Hyatt Regency from the day the matches start on November 9. 
 
The 22-year-old, who is now training at a secret location, is also spend time at the Fisherman's Cove luxury spa in the resort town of Kovalam, near the temple resort of Mahalibalipurum. 
 
Carlsen became the second youngest grandmaster in 2004, when he was just 13 years old. 
 
Below are some images of the Fisherman's Cove retreat, courtesy of Trip Advisor. 
 

Photos of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Covelong
This photo of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Photos of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Covelong
This photo of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai is courtesy of TripAdvisor Photos of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Covelong
This photo of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai is courtesy of TripAdvisor Photos of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai, Covelong
This photo of Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, Chennai is courtesy of TripAdvisor

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