Fighting Draw in Game 12. Tiebreaks on Friday 13th October Print
Thursday, 12 October 2006 00:00
The 12th and final regular game was a tense struggle as Topalov penetrated the Kingside but had to settle for perpetual check when Kramnik stood to counter. After three hours and 50 minutes, draw was agreed on the 47th move. With the score at 6:6, the Match enters the tie break phase on Friday the 13th of October with four Rapid Chess games (25 minutes plus 10 seconds per move). If still tied, two 5-minute blitz games with 10 seconds after each move. If still tied, a sudden death game shall decide. Visit Official Site. View Chessbase coverage. The 12th and final regular game was a tense struggle as Topalov penetrated the Kingside but had to settle for perpetual check as Kramnik stood to counter. After three hours and 50 minutes, draw was agreed on the 47th move. With the score at 6:6, the Match enters the tie break phase tomorrow with four Rapid Chess games of 25 minutes for each player with an addition of 10 seconds after each move. If still tied, two 5-minute blitz games shall be played with the addition of 10 seconds after each move. If still tied, a sudden death game. Visit Official Site. View Chessbase coverage.
 
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