One important event in this year's Olympiad was the return of Anand, who had not played in the Olympiad since 2006. He won a convincing game in Round 3 against Eric Hansen, leading the Indian team to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Canada.
|Vishy Anand is back!|
While Hansen's mistakes may look like mere inaccuracies, they were more than enough for the Tiger of Madras, who pounced quickly and dominated the board with his superb piece activity. Daniel King has provided thorough analysis of the game on his Youtube Channel, and I will include his analysis here.
I will stop here for now because schoolwork is preventing me from covering multiple games ): So we will split this series into multiple parts... stay tuned for more highlighted games of the Olympiad!