Penultimate Game Drawn, Match Tied for Thrilling Finish Print
Tuesday, 10 October 2006 00:00
The penultimate 11th game was a fighting draw which lasted five hours and 66 moves. Veselin Topalov played aggressively with White but in the endgame it was Vladimir Kramnik pressing for a win until Topalov offered a draw. Wednesday, 11 October is a free day and the 12th and final game will be played on Thursday. Tiebreaks, if necessary, shall be on Friday, 13th October, followed by the Closing Ceremony. Visit Official Site. View Chessbase coverage. The penultimate 11th game was a fighting draw which lasted five hours and 66 moves. Veselin Topalov played aggressively with White but in the endgame it was Vladimir Kramnik pressing for a win until Topalov offered a draw. Wednesday, 11 October is a free day and the 12th and final game will be played on Thursday. Tiebreaks, if necessary, shall be on Friday, 13th October, followed by the Closing Ceremony. Visit Official Site. View Chessbase coverage.



The interpreter explains the post-game press conference to Kramnik Manager Carsten Hensel, who has threatened to file suit against FIDE. At right is lawyer Morten Sand of Norway who was recently appointed Adviser to the FIDE President at the Presidential Board meeting in Elista.
 
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