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Sofia, IV-V, 2010.
- 2006-12-06: Proposal on the change of the World Chess Championship Cycle
- 2007-03-02: Decision of the FIDE President in respect of the World Chess Championship cycle.
- 2007-06-24: Tallinn Presidential Board Maps New World Chess Championship Cycle [see PDF]
- 2007-07-19: Regulations for the 2007-2009 World Chess Championship Cycle published
- 2008-10-29: Anand wins the World Chess Championship match with Kramnik after 11 games
- 2009-02-27: Topalov defeats Kamsky to win Match
- 2009-03-09: Presidential Board meeting 1st quarter 2009; 'agreed to postpone the World Championship Match between World Champion GM Anand and Challenger GM Topalov until the latest April 20th, 2010 and asked for bids for the match'
- 2009-04-24: Anand-Topalov Match bidding procedure; 'The FIDE Presidential Board, during its meeting in Istanbul 7-8 March 2009, decided to open a bidding procedure for the FIDE World Championship Match 2010 (FWCM 2010) between the current World Champion GM V. Anand (India) and Challenger GM V. Topalov (Bulgaria).'
- 2009-10-01: World Championship Match GM V. Anand - GM V. Topalov; 'three bids had been received at the FIDE Secretariat in Athens, Greece from Bulgaria, Singapore and Turkey. Under the terms of the bidding procedure, the bids should have been accompanied by financial guarantees. As none of the bids provided such a guarantee, it has been decided that the bidders have until October 15th'
- 2009-10-19: World Championship Match Anand-Topalov; Letter from Mr. Boyko Borissov : 'Unfortunately, attributable to the technical reasons, we [Organizing Committee WCC match Topalov - Anand] cannot present the bank guarantee for the organization of WCC match Topalov - Anand in April 2010. However, I kindly request that this letter be treated as an official guarantee for our presentation for the bid.'
- 2009-12-16: FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in Sofia & World Championship match Anand - Topalov: contract signed in Sofia
- 2010-03-20: The official site of Topalov - Anand WCC
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