Anand, Topalov tie in 11th game at chess worlds

10:48, May 10, 2010      

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Defending champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Veselin Topalov finished with a tie at the 65th move in the 11th game of the world chess championship here on Sunday.

Anand played with whites and for the first time in the match he took English Opening, leading to a Reversed Sicilian Dragon. As a result, the two grandmasters were sustaining equality during the game lasted five hours and 40 minutes.

After two victories for each player, the match result is tied at 5.5 all.

The winner in the 12th game scheduled for Tuesday, will win the match as he is going to be the first player reaching 6.5 points, or tie-break games will be played on Thursday to determine the world champion for 2010-2011.



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