Magnus Carlsen of Norway on 23 November 2014 won FIDE World Chess Championship 2014 played at Sochi, Russia.
He defeated Viswanathan Anand of India with a score of 6.5 – 4.5. Out of a total of 12 games played, he won the Game 2, Game 6 and Game 11. Anand only managed to win the Game 3 whereas Game 4 and Game 5 were drawn between the two.
Thus, Carlsen became the first player to score 6.5 points to win the FIDE World Championship.
With this he retained the FIDE World Championship which he had won in Chennai in 2013. In 2013 he had won the game in just 10 games against Anand.
When: 23 November 2014