World Chess Championship Match Anand - Gelfand

Матч Ананд - Гельфанд 2012

The World Chess Championship between Vishy Anand (India, 2791) and Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2727) will take place in the Engineering Building of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow from 11 till 30 May, 2012. 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.

Time control: 120 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 60 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move.

Days of play: 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26 and 28 May.
Games begin: 3 PM Moscow time.
Tie break: 30 May, 12.00 PM.

Colin McGourty and Dana Mackenzie are translating GM Sergey Shipov's online commentaries at Crestbook.

Colin McGourty’s translations first appear in real time at the special “live games” page of his site “Chess in Translation” and then can be found at the dedicated GM Sergey Shipov’s live commentary on the 2012 World Championship (Games 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 11).

Dana Mackenzie’s translations are initially at his chess blog and then can be found at their permanent locations:

Game 4, Game 5, Game 7, Game 9, Game 10, Game 12.

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