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Viswanathan Anand hopes to win in 12th game against Boris Gelfand.

Viswanathan Anand and Boris GelfandMoscow: Defending champion Viswanathan Anand will have lots to consider about ahead of the last game of the Chess World Championship against Boris Gelfand of Israel in Moscow.

With the scores tied 5.5-5.5 after 11 games, the Indian ace will be hoping for an encore of the last championship when he wins the last game to triumph the title against Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.

That said, Gelfand has confirmed to be a far tougher core to crack for Anand who defeated Russian Vladimir Kramnik in 2008 and Topalov in 2010 with skilled ease.

The competitor and the champion have shared just one win each in 11 games so far while the remaining 9 games have ended in draws, frequently tame.

The Indian will have the benefit of playing white in the 12th and final game under standard time control and that gives him an apparent edge.


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