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May 28, 2012

World Championship Chess: a state of insecurity in final

Anand and Gelfand remain unquestioningly confident of their opponent's integrity, with good reason, writes Australia’s first Grandmaster Ian Rogers from Moscow.

Saturday’s 11th game of the World Chess Championship in Moscow ended in a draw, leaving world champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Boris Gelfand  tied at 5.5-5.5 and with the world title hanging on a single game.

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  1. Rourke

    Just wanted to say thanks Crikey for this gripping coverage of what has been an underwhelming World Championship. I’m not a big chess fan but Ian Rogers’ commentary has brought it to life for me

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