Jeffrey Ashton's Blog
Friday, October 13, 2006
The World Championship was decided over a blunder today!
The Kramnik-Topalov match went to playoffs after being tied at 6 games a piece.
In the 4th and final game of the playoffs, Topalov with the black pieces makes a horrible blunder..44.. Rxc5??
Before making this move, Black had drawing chances and the World Championship title could go to either player.
How did Kramnik win after black played 44..Rxc5??
Click here for the solution and the whole game
Black had drawing chances? I heard several times black was hopeless there ...
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