Anand, Topalov draw in 6th game at chess world championship

14:02, May 02, 2010      

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Viswanathan Anand and Veselin Topalov finished with a tie in the sixth game of the world chess championship here on Saturday after 58 moves and almost four and half hours of play.

Defending champion Anand played with whites and the game began with Catalan opening as it was in the second and fourth game won by him but this time the Indian grandmaster didn't realize any advantage during the hall game.

However, in the middle of the match Topalov is one point behind Anand 2.5-3.5 as the Bulgarian challenger managed to win only the first game.

The seventh game is scheduled for Monday. Anand will play with whites again according to the match regulations.

The match could consist of 12 games if nobody reach 6.5 points before. If necessary, tie-break games will be played.

The winner will be declared world champion for 2010-2011.

Source: Xinhua


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