Viswanathan Anand defends and keeps his title!
In Game 11 of this exciting event, it took 3 hours and 24 moves for this Game to end in a draw giving Anand the 1/2 point he needed to carry him on to victory!
Final Score Anand 6.5, Kramnik 4.5.
FIDE Honorary President Florencio Campomanes and Josef Resch, UEP president and match director of the World Chess Championship gave Anand his trophy on the Art and Exhibition Hall stage.
This event closed with the India’s national anthem and the FIDE anthem.
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