2012 World Chess Championship
Viswanathan Anand (India) vs. Boris Gelfand (Israel)
Moscow, Russia
May 11 - May 30, 2012

Conditions:
Best of 12 Games.  In the event of a 6-6 tie, a 4 game series of G/25+10 Rapids Games was 
to be played.  If this series ended in a tie, 5 pairs of Blitz games were to be played at 
a 5/3 time control.  If this series ended in a tie, an Armageddon game was to be played, 
in which White had odds of 5 minutes to 4 (with no increment), but in which Black had 
draw odds.



Moscow, 2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Score 13 14 15 16 Final
Anand 0 1 6 1 0 1 8
Gelfand 1 0 6 0 1 0 7
NOTE: Result:  Viswanathan Anand retains the World Title.

  • Anand's FIDE rating going into the match was 2791, Gelfand's was 2727.