New Delhi: It's a crucial day for India's Viswanathan Anand in his bid for his 5th World Chess title. He plays his World Championship tie-breaker with his challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel today.
Ff Vishy wins, he will be crowned World Chess champion for the fifth time. That after the two were level on scores at 6-6 after the 12th game. The tie-breaker today will consist of four rapid games first, and then 5 sets of 2 two blitz games if needed.
Anand, with his reputation of being one of the best rapid players ever, still holds an advantage but things have not exactly materialised the way he might have wanted in his last match.