Game 9: Another Game Ends with a Draw – Anand Needs Only 1/2 Point to Win the World Championship!

WCC Game 9 Final Position

Game 9 Ends with a Draw!

After 45 moves and five grueling hours…the game ended with a draw.

With Game 10 scheduled for today Monday October 27th, Anand now needs only 1/2 a point to win the World Championship, which means that Kramnik would have to win the remaining 3 games to achieve the Tie-Break! The Championship will be decided when one player has achieved 6.5 points – at which point , the games will end.

What’s left of the schedule is as follows…

  • Game 11 Wednesday October 29th
  • Game 12 Friday October 31st
  • Tiebreak Sunday November 2nd

Check back to see how this exciting Championship turns out as we continue to provide you with updates!

When it becomes available we will provide the annotations of game 9 by GM Amador Rodriguez.

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