Anand-Topalov Game 3 is a Draw


Game 3 of the World Chess Championship Match between Anand and Topalov has ended in a draw by repetition.

Tournament: Anand-Topalov 2010
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Round: 03
White: Topalov, V
Black: Anand, V
Date: Tue Apr 27 2010
Result: ½-½
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 e6 7. f3 c5 8. e4 Bg6 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Qxd4 Qxd4 11. Bxd4 Nfd7 12. Nxd7 Nxd7 13. Bxc4 a6 14. Rc1 Rg8 15. h4 h6 16. Ke2 Bd6 17. h5 Bh7 18. a5 Ke7 19. Na4 f6 20. b4 Rgc8 21. Bc5 Bxc5 22. bxc5 Rc7 23. Nb6 Rd8 24. Nxd7 Rdxd7 25. Bd3 Bg8 26. c6 Rd6 27. cxb7 Rxb7 28. Rc3 Bf7 29. Ke3 Be8 30. g4 e5 31. Rhc1 Bd7 32. Rc5 Bb5 33. Bxb5 axb5 34. Rb1 b4 35. Rb3 Ra6 36. Kd3 Rba7 37. Rxb4 Rxa5 38. Rxa5 Rxa5 39. Rb7+ Kf8 40. Ke2 Ra2+ 41. Ke3 Ra3+ 42. Kf2 Ra2+ 43. Ke3 Ra3+ 44. Kf2 Ra2+ 45. Ke3 Ra3+ 46. Kf2 ½-½

Discuss the game at Tallahassee Chess Club Discussion Forum.

You can find commentary/analysis of the game at:
USChess – not yet available
Chessdom – http://live.chessdom.com/anand-topalov-2010-g3.html
ChessBomb: http://chessbomb.com/o/2010-wcc/03-Topalov_V-Anand_V/
Chessbase: http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=6284
ChessVibes: http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/wch-g3-easy-draw-for-kramnikian-anand/

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