World Championship Approaches Final Stretch
May 8, 2010
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Game ten of the World Championship, Photo Cathy Rogers

As the World Championship approaches its final stretch, the score is still tied up 5-5. Round 10 was drawn in the Exchange Grunfeld:



Round 11 takes place on Sunday May 9 followed by another rest day on Monday and the final game is on Tuesday. If there is a need for playoffs, they will take place on May 13. The playoffs will begin with 25 minute+10 second increment rapid matches. See the official website for details tiebreak regulations.

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.