5 November 2013, Kuala Lumpur - The FIDE World Chess Championship match (FWCM) between the defending World Champion Viswanathan Anand (India) and the Challenger Magnus Carlsen (Norway) starts this week in Chennai, India. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday 7th of November 2013, while game 1 is going to take place on Saturday 9th of November.
It will be played over 12 matches and the first player scoring 6.5 points or more wins.
According to the official website, the FWCM 2013 shall be played over a maximum of twelve (12) games and the winner of the match shall be the first player to score 6.5 points or more. If the scores are level after the regular twelve (12) games, after a new drawing of colors, four (4) tie-break games shall be played. The games shall be played using the electronic clock starting with 25 minutes for each player with an increment of 10 seconds after each move. In case the match is still drawn, a match of 2 games shall be played with a time control of 5 minutes plus 3 seconds increment after each move. In case of a level score, another 2-game match will be played to determine a winner. If still there is no winner after 5 such matches (total 10 games), one sudden-death game will be played.
World Chess Championship 2013 (Chennai IND)
Sat 9th Nov 2013 - Thu 28th Nov 2013 - Official Site
WCh 2013 (2 players 12 Rds Match Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61))