Wednesday, July 16, 2008

The world championship match :Anand vs Kramnik

The world championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik will start around 3 month from now. This high rated tournament will take place in the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn. From October 14th till November 2nd.
The match consists of twelve games, with a classic rate of play: 120 minutes for 40 moves, then 60 minutes for 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment, starting from move 61. If the match ends in a tie, a tiebreak will be played on November 02, 2008. The tiebreak consists of four rapid games, if needed two blitz games and if needed, one sudden-death game.

Arbiters and Appeals CommitteeFIDE :President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has appointed the Appeals Committee for the World Championship Match. The arbiters of the match have also been approved by the FIDE President. The arbiters are: Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE) – Chief Arbiter, Werner Stubenvoll (AUT) and Hal Bond (CAN) –Debuty Arbiters. The Appeals Committee: Florencio Campomanes (PHI) – Chairman, Nigel Freeman(BER) and Israel Gelfer (ISR) – Members.

Schedule for the World Chess Championship 2008
Game 1 Tuesday October 14 3 p.m.
Game 2 Wednesday October 15 3 p.m.
Game 3 Friday October 17 3 p.m.
Game 4 Saturday October 18 3 p.m.
Game 5 Monday October 20 3 p.m.
Game 6 Tuesday October 21 3 p.m.
Game 7 Thursday October 23 3 p.m.
Game 8 Friday October 24 3 p.m.
Game 9 Sunday October 26 3 p.m.
Game 10 Monday October 27 3 p.m.
Game 11 Wednesday October 29 3 p.m.
Game 12 Friday October 31 3 p.m.

Tiebreak Sunday November 02 3 p.m.