Topalov and Anand start the WCC 2010 match on April 21st

Silvio Danailov and Aruna Anand arrange the details in Athens

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The World Chess Championship 2010 between Veselin Topalov and Viswanathan Anand will start on the 21st of April. The agreement was reached between the representatives of the two players – Silvio Danailov and Aruna Anand – at a two days meeting in Athens.

The 21st of April is the opening ceremony in Sofia. The first game is on April 23rd. After every two games there is a rest day, the last game being May 9th and tiebreaks and the closing ceremony on the next day.

The date 21st of April is part of the draft for the Topalov – Anand match contract . More details have been discussed at the Athens meeting and more will be discussed in the following days. The agreement is expected to be finalized on December 16th, when the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and the Prime minister Boiko Borisov will sign the final contract.

All the details about the match in chronological order can be found at the Topalov – Anand 2010 page.