Rus News Journal

First half of match has ended in a draw

the Match for a world champion`s title on classical chess between Vladimir Kramnik and Peterom Leko has reached the middle. From 14 - ti the planned parties has taken place already seven, but only two of them were productive: in the beginning of a match the victory was gained by Kramnik, through some parties has won Leko. The others have come to the end in a draw, and now in a match balance: 3,5 - 3,5.

In the seventh party of a match of Leko the first course has again set forward ferzevuju a pawn. Kramnik in the answer has played Slavic protection. And its rare enough continuation which has soon reduced game to a position close to accepted Ferzevomu to gambit.

on 13 - m to a course white have gone on break in the board centre, but the silent 16 - m a course black could reflect an impact of the opponent. Right after it white have exchanged queens, and the party was reduced to an equal end-game.

on 21 - m to a course under the offer of Leko contenders have agreed on a drawn game.

the Following party will take place on October, 7th, white figures Kramnik will play.

the match will end on October, 18th.
materials of an official site of the Russian chess federation are used