Who's going to win the FIDE world championship?

11/20/2001 – Well obviously Anand. But what are the precise chances of Vishy pulling it off in Moscow? The Kasparov Chess statistics guru Jeff Sonas has worked it all out: Vishy's winning chances are more than twice those of any other single player. But: with so many rounds of two-game matches, the chances are only 23%. That's more than twice as high as for any other player in the field. But: there is a 24% chance that a player seeded #13 or worse will take the title instead. Check out the details in Jeff's article...

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