Today the World Chess Champion will be Determined For the Next Two Years

Время публикации: 30.05.2012 12:04 | Последнее обновление: 30.05.2012 12:04

Today the chess world will know the name of the new (or "old-new") World Champion. The culminative part of the Anand - Gelfand match will start in the Tretyakov Gallery at 12:00 MSK Time. We can be confident that this will be the only day in their match, when both players will be fighting till the end. They're going to determine the strongest on a tie-break. There will be played 4 games with 25+10 time control; if the scores will be still tied after 4 games, there will be 2 more games with 5+3 rules. Should the tie persist, the opponents will play maximum 5 such blitz matches. If the deadlock still continues, there will be Armageddon game with 5 min.s to White and 4 to Black with 3-second addition starting from move 61, Black also wins in the case of a draw. 

 


  


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