Viswanathan Anand Wins World Championship

Update: Oct 29, 2008
India’s Viswanathan Anand drew the 11th game of the 12-game World Chess Championship final with white pieces against Vladimir Kramnik to take an unbeatable 6.5-4.5 lead and retain his world title.

The game ended in a draw after 24 moves as Kramnik failed to find a win despite trying to complicate the game.

Anand won three games, the third, fifth and sixth and lost the 10th in a match that looked one-sided till Kramnik brought back some life with a win in 10th game.

Via[SIFY sports]

Earlier story:
The world championship match in Bonn, Germany, may not be over, but it is certainly not looking good for the challenger, Vladimir Kramnik of Russia. Viswanathan Anand of India, the world champion, won his third game of the match yesterday and now leads the best-of12 contest 4.5 to 1.5. More information about the match and the players is on the match Web site.
Anand Worls Champs

Via [Nytimes]

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  1. admin November 3, 2008 3:43 pm

    Congrats Anand!

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