Anand Narrowly Misses Win in Thrilling Contest
May 6, 2010
Today at the World Championship match, Anand narrowly missed out on a full point against Topalov, keeping the score tied 4.5-4.5. GM Ian Rogers, reporting from the scene, told CLO, "Anand was very close to victory many times but in time trouble failed to find the finishing touches." The game, a Nimzo-Indian, was a thrilling contest featuring a queen vs. two rooks imbalance. Look for more analysis of this game as the match reaches its conclusion.



See Rogers' latest in-depth CLO story on the World Championship, GM Rogers on Sofia: Topalov Strikes Back, with annotations of games 4 through 8.