World Championship 2008 Viswanathan Anand vs Vladimir Kramnik

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The World Chess Championship will be held from October 14 to November 02, 2008 in the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn , between Viswanathan Anand ( India ) and Vladimir Kramnik ( Russia ).

World Chess Championship to be held in Germany : Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik battle for the highest chess title in October 2008

The World Chess Championship will be held from October 14 to November 02, 2008 in the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn , between Viswanathan Anand ( India ) and Vladimir Kramnik ( Russia ).

The match will consist of twelve games, played under classical time controls, in the period from October 14 to October 30, 2008. If there is a tie at the end of these games a tiebreak will be played on November 02, 2008. The prize fund, which will be split equally between the players, is 1,5 million Euro (approximately 2,1 million US Dollars) including taxes and FIDE licensee fees.

Viswanathan Anand (38) and Vladimir Kramnik (33) are the two outstanding personalities in chess today. The world championship match between them is keenly anticipated by chess fans all over the world. It is part of a 120-year tradition of chess history, which includes matches like Capablanca-Alekhine, Fischer-Spassky, Kasparov-Karpov and Kramnik-Topalov.

Mardi 14 octobre : 15h30
Mercredi 15 octobre : 15h30
Vendredi 17 octobre : 15h30
Samedi 18 octobre : 15h30
Lundi 20 octobre : 15h30
Mardi 21 octobre : 15h30
Jeudi 23 octobre : 15h30
Vendredi 24 octobre : 15h30
Dimanche 26 octobre : 15h30
Lundi 27 octobre : 15h30
Mercredi 29 octobre : 15h30
Vendredi 31 octobre : 15h30

Dimanche 2 novembre : 15h30

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