Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Anand Retains World Chess C'ship

CNN-IBN and NDTV report that Indian Chess Titan Vishwanathan Anand has drawn his 11th match against Russia's Vladimir Kramnik to retian the World Chess Championship in Bonne, France. 

This his his third world title so far. The 11th match lasted 24-moves and saw the Indian winning the title again. 

According to a pre-match agreement, both players will share the EUR 1.5 million prize equally, although only Anand will walk away with the title. He will be returning to India shortly to celebrate with his family and the nation.

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