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Vishy victorious

October 2, 2007

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand regained the world title after seven years with an unbeaten run in the World Chess Championship in Mexico City on Sunday.

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    "You can imagine how I feel," Anand was quoted as saying on the tournament web site. "I won a big tournament last year and this is something very special for me."

    As champion, the Indian ace collected the top prize of $390,000. Runner-up Vladimir Kramnik took home $260,000 dollars while Israeli Boris Gelfand got $180,000 for third place.

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