Friday, May 11, 2012 16:29
The first match game between Vishy Anand and Boris Gelfand ended in a draw. Gelfand surprised his opponent by playing the Grünfeld, and if anyone was better in the final phase of the game, it was him.
The first handshake between Boris Gelfand (Israel) and Vishy Anand (India)
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May 11th-30th, 2012...
Friday, May 04, 2012 14:30
In exactly one week from today the 2012 World Championship match starts, between title holder Viswanathan Anand of India and challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel. The two will play a match of 12 games, unless someone scores a decisive 6.5 points at an earlier stage. In case of a tie, there will be a rapid / blitz playoff to decide. We bring you all...
Monday, March 26, 2012 17:43
The official website of the world chess title match Anand-Gelfand was launched on Monday. Earlier this month the organizers had already revealed the official logo.
The homepage of the official website
On Monday we received a press release from the organizers of the Anand-Gelfand World Championship match, revealing the URL of the official website:...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 17:22
In exactly eight weeks from today, the official opening of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match between World Champion Viswanathan Anand (India) and Challenger Boris Gelfand (Israel) will take place in Moscow – on 10 May 2012, to be precise. This week Mark Gluhovsky, editor-in-chief of chess magazine "64" and press chief for the Russian Chess...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:14
FIDE has signed an agreement with the companies CNC and Agon for the next World Championship cycle. CNC will be responsible for media, web and software rights, while Agon will be organising and funding the events. The contract with the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, where Vishy Anand and Boris Gelfand will play the 2012 World Championship match in...