Rus News Journal

Chess crown will play in Tretyakov gallery

on February, 20th, 2012 the largest national museum of Russia the State Tretyakov gallery and the Russian chess federation (RSHF) will sign the agreement on carrying out in the Engineering case of the Tretyakov gallery of the Match for a rank of the world champion on chess FIDE between operating champion Vishvanatanom   Anand (India) and applicant Boris Gelfand (Israel), the Russian chess federation informs.

Head FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has informed that the match prize fund will make 2 million 550 thousand dollars. According to rules FIDE, the winner will receive 60 percent, and lost - 40 percent from the given sum.

we Will remind that Anand is the world champion since 2007, twice successfully having protected a title. In 2008 the Indian in a match has beaten Russian Vladimir Kramnik (6,5:4,5), and in 2010 - Bulgarian Veselin Topalov (6,5:5,5).

Gelfand in May, 2011 became the winner of tournament of applicants in Kazan, having acquired the right to match carrying out for a rank of the world champion.