domingo, 25 de abril de 2010

WCh G2: Anand strikes back, levels score

Source: ChessVibes
25 April 2010, 17.53 CET | Last modified: 23:54 | By Peter Doggers | Filed under: Reports | Tags:
stageViswanathan Anand immediately struck back in the second game of the World Championship match in Sofia, Bulgaria. He defeated Veselin Topalov in 42 moves with the white pieces in a Catalan, to level the score. Video added.
For all the match details, rules and regulations we refer to our large overview article here. Here’s a summary:
The match will take place April 21 – May 12 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Venue is the Central Military Club in Sofia, Bulgaria. The match will consist of 12 games, and if necessary, a 4-game rapid tiebreak, if necessary 5 2-game blitz matches and if necessary 1 sudden death game. The classical games will be played in pairs of 2, so there will be a rest day after every 2 games. No postponements are allowed. Topalov has White in games 1,3,5,8, 10 and 12.

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