Anand-Topalov Game 11 is a Draw

Anand changed to 1. c4 in today’s game which resulted in a Reverse Sicilian after Topalov replied 1. … e5. The game ended with a draw on move 65. The match remains tied at 5½-5½. There will be a rest day tomorrow and the 12th game will be played Tuesday. If the match is still tied, a series of tie-break playoffs are scheduled.

[Event “2010 World Chess Championship”]
[Site “Sofia, BLG”]
[Date “2010.05.09”]
[Round “11”]
[White “Anand, V.”]
[Black “Topalov, V.”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.g3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.Bg2 Nb6 7.O-O Be7 8.a3 O-O 9.b4 Be6 10.d3 f6 11.Ne4 Qe8 12.Nc5 Bxc5 13.bxc5 Nd5 14.Bb2 Rd8 15.Qc2 Nde7 16.Rab1 Ba2 17.Rbc1 Qf7 18.Bc3 Rd7 19.Qb2 Rb8 20.Rfd1 Be6 21.Rd2 h6 22.Qb1 Nd5 23.Rb2 b6 24.cxb6 cxb6 25.Bd2 Rd6 26.Rbc2 Qd7 27.h4 Nde7 28.Qb5 Rd8 29.Qb2 Bd5 30.Bb4 Nxb4 31.axb4 Rc6 2.b5 Rxc2 33.Rxc2 Be6 34.d4 e4 35.Nd2 Qxd4 36. Nxe4 Qxb2 37. Rxb2 Kf7 38. e3 g5 39. hxg5 hxg5 40.f4 gxf4 41.exf4 Rd4 42.Kf2 Nf5 43.Bf3 Bd5 44.Nd2 Bxf3 45.Nxf3 Ra4 46.g4 Nd6 47.Kg3 Ne4+ 48.Kh4 Nd6 49.Rd2 Nxb5 50.f5 Re4 51.Kh5 Re3 52.Nh4 Nc3 53.Rd7+ Re7 54.Rd3 Ne4 55.Ng6 Nc5 56.Ra3 Rd7 57.Re3 Kg7 58.g5 b5 59.Nf4 b4 60.g6 b3 61.Rc3 Rd4 62.Rxc5 Rxf4 63.Rc7+ Kg8 64.Rb7 Rf3 65.Rb8+ Kg7 1/2-1/2

Discuss the game at Tallahassee Chess Club Discussion Forum.

You can find commentary/analysis of the game at:
(Article 1) (Article 2)
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