World Championship Approaches Final Stretch
May 8, 2010
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.