New Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Parties With Poker

New world #1 celebrates with late night hold'em session.

Magnus Carlsen, the 22-year old newly crowned #1 ranked chess player in the world, celebrated his victory over the previous reigning grandmaster, Viswanathan Anand, with an epic late night session of poker in his posse. After winning in ten straight matches, Carlsen talked with the press, ate with his supporters, got throw in the Chennai hotel pool and then, according to, retreated to his hotel room for an epic late night grind with his closest supporters, including World Cup announcer Lawrence Trent.

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