Kramnik Wins World Chess Championship Unification Match!

Friday October 13, 2006

Congratulations to GM Vladimir Kramnik of Russia, who beat GM Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the rapidplay segment of the match tiebreak games. After the first tiebreak game was drawn, Kramnik won the second, Topalov the third, and Kramnik the fourth to become the unified World Chess Champion. • Full report to follow.

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