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October 30, 2008

Vishy Anand is the new World Champion!

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 30, 2008 in Chess news

Anand changed the previous history of this match playing 1.e4, Vladimir Kramnik accepted the challenge and went for a comlicated sicialian defense. In the end, Anand achieved a very little advantage and Kramink offered a draw that closed the match.

Anand,V (2783) – Kramnik,V (2772) [B96]
WCh Bonn GER (11), 29.10.2008
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Qc7 8.Bxf6 gxf6 9.f5 Qc5 10.Qd3 Nc6 11.Nb3 Qe5 12.0-0-0 exf5 13.Qe3 Bg7 14.Rd5 Qe7 15.Qg3 Rg8 16.Qf4 fxe4 17.Nxe4 f5 18.Nxd6+ Kf8 19.Nxc8 Rxc8 20.Kb1 Qe1+ 21.Nc1 Ne7 22.Qd2 Qxd2 23.Rxd2 Bh6 24.Rf2 Be3 draw

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