Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Anand wins World Championship 2012


The above rapid game 2 was the winning game between Anand-Gelfand after ending in a draw 6-6 at the end of the 12 classical times. reported that Viswanathan Anand is World Chess Champion 2012 after he defeated Boris Gelfand in the final match played in Moscow.

With equal score in the classical games (1 win and 5 draws each) the tournament was decided in a tiebreak. Anand won rapid game 2 which proved enough to retain the title he has held from Mexico 2007, Bonn 2008, and Sofia 2010. Congratulations to Anand!

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