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Candidates matches begin on May 3 in Kazan. Topalov (BUL) - Kamsky (USA), Kramnik (RUS) - Radjabov (AZE), Aronian (ARM) - Grischuk (RUS), Gelfand (ISR) - Mamedyarov (AZE).

London No Longer Calling

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London withdraws bid for 2012 WCh after FIDE lets deadline pass.

Draw Odds in the WCh

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How about a single armageddon tiebreak game in world championship matches? Champion gets black and keeps the title with a draw.
Anand interview reveals he had opening and training assistance from Carlsen, Kramnik, and Kasparov!
Anand wins game 12 with black in a slashing attack to win the match 6.5-5.5.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g12

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It's all tied up heading into the final round. Topalov has white. If the game is drawn, rapid tiebreaks on Tuesday.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g11

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Tied up 5-5 with two games to go in regulation. Anand has white.
It's 5-5 with two games to play. Anand has white in game 11 on Sunday.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g10

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Topalov with white and the match tied 4.5-4.5 with three games to go.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g9

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The match is tied 4-4 with four games to play. Anand has white in today's game 9. - Game drawn after an amazing battle in which Anand missed various wins in time pressure.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g8

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Game 8 on Monday, Topalov with white. Anand leads 4-3.
Anand leads 3.5-2.5 and has white. Karpov there to make the first move.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g6

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Anand with the lead and the white pieces. -- Draw, so it's 3.5-2.5 Anand at the half. Off day Sunday. Anand with white in game 7.

Anand-Topalov WCh, g5

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Topalov with white in game five, Anand leads 2.5-1.5.
How long should a WCh match be? More than 12, certainly. Shenanigans coming in Sofia? Hope not. Kasparov on the match and more.
Anand with white, score tied 1.5-1.5. - Anand wins with a crushing knight sac and mating attack.
Match tied 1-1 with a win apiece. Game starts at 8. Game 3 drawn, no Grunfeld.

Anand-Topalov Off-day Chatter

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Anand, universal player? Topalov a poor waiter? Get your chat on.
Anand wins to even the match score 1-1. Off day Monday.
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