Anand vs Topalov Match Website

Anand vs Topalov Match Website

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Central_Military_Club.jpgWith a month to go before the crunch match for the world chess championship between title holder Vishy Anand and challenger Veselin Topalov, the official website is already online.

The match will be played at the Central Military Club in Sofia (pictured), and will consist of twelve games.

The time control is 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for the next 20 moves, then 15 minutes to a finish with a 30 second increment after the second time control.

All games will start at 15:00 local time (12:00 GMT).

The full schedule is below:

21-Apr Opening Ceremony
23-Apr Game One
24-Apr Game Two
25-Apr Rest Day
26-Apr Game Three
27-Apr Game Four
28-Apr Rest Day
29-Apr Game Five
30-Apr Game Six
01-May Rest Day
02-May Game Seven
03-May Game Eight
04-May Rest Day
05-May Game Nine
06-May Game Ten
07-May Rest Day
08-May Game Eleven
09-May Rest Day
10-May Game Twelve
11-May Rest Day
12-May Tie-Break
13-May Closing Ceremony*

 *The closing ceremony will take place the day after the final match (or tie-breaks). 

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Viswanathan Anand (India) Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria)
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