The World Chess Championship 2008 was a best-of-twelve-games match between the World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, and the previous World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik. Kramnik had been granted a rematch after losing his title to Anand at the World Chess Championship 2007.
After eleven games, Anand successfully defended his title by a final score of 6½–4½ (three victories and one defeat).
The match took place at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn, Germany, between 14 October and 29 October 2008.
Other articles related to "world chess championship 2008, world chess championship, 2008":
... World Chess Championship Match 2008 Rating 11 ... Total Viswanathan Anand (India) 2783 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ... ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 6½ Vladimir Kramnik (Rus ...
Famous quotes containing the words chess and/or world:
“Todays fathers and motherswith only the American dream for guidanceextend and overextend themselves, physically, emotionally, and financially, during the best years of their lives to ensure that their children will grow up prepared to do better and go further than they did.”
—Stella Chess (20th century)
“We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.”
—Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)