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World Chess Championship Match - Bonn 2008 (Germany) - Anand vs Kramnik 2008 - Live games, Schedule and Regulations

Chess news 2008/10/12, Minister
The World Chess Championship Match 2008 (WCC Match 2008) between current World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand and the former one Vladimir Kramnik is going to take place in Bonn (Germany) from 14th October to 02th November 2008.

Update 2008-10-12: The opening ceremony is going to start in a few hours in Bonn, Germany. We are here for updates. WCC 2008 will be transmitted live in our live chess games section


12 games will be played. Full match schedule, Regulations...

World Chess Championship Match - Bonn 2008 (Germany) - Schedule



14 October 2008 - Game 1
15 October 2008 - Game 2
16 October 2008 - Rest day
17 October 2008 - Game 3
18 October 2008 - Game 4
19 October 2008 - Rest day
20 October 2008 - Game 5
21 October 2008 - Game 6
22 October 2008 - Rest day
23 October 2008 - Game 7
24 October 2008 - Game 8
25 October 2008 - Rest day
26 October 2008 - Game 9
27 October 2008 - Game 10
28 October 2008 - Rest day
29 October 2008 - Game 11
30 October 2008 - Rest day
31 October 2008 - Game 12

02 November 2008 - Tiebreak

World Chess Championship Match - Bonn 2008 (Germany) - Regulations



12 games will be played.

Time control is 120 minutes for first 40 moves, 60 minutes for next 20 moves and 15 minutes with 30 seconds addition for the rest of the game.

The winner is player, who first accumulate 6.5 points. If the scores are equal after the regular twelve (12) games, a tie break will be played.

The tie break consists of 4 rapid chess games, followed by 2 blitz games (if necessary), followed by a blitz "sudden death" game.


Press conferences

Both players are obliged to be available for press conferences after the games.

World Chess Championship Match - Bonn 2008 (Germany) (Viswanathan Anand - Vladimir Kramnik) official site: http://www.uep-worldchess.com/

World Chess Championship Match - Bonn 2008 (Germany) - Live transmission / Live games



Live games of the World Chess Championship Match 2008 in Bonn will be available at our live chess games section. We will provide links to many other sites, which have Live transmission and live comments during the games so you can choose the best for you.

More updates soon...
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