With both players contented to draw all the six standard games and fight it out in the Rapid tie breaker. Boris Gelfand accidentally found a novelty in their Gruenfeld game that lead to a brilliant victory in game six to win the final match 3.5 : 2.5 and the right to challenge World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India next year.
Game 1 A. Grischuk vs B. Gelfand draw QGD 49 moves
Game 2 B. Gelfand vs A. Grischuk draw English 58 moves
Game 3 A.Grischuk vs B.Gelfand draw QGD 14 moves
Game 4 B.Gelfand vs A.Grischuk draw English 18 moves
Game 5 A.Grischuk vs B.Gelfand draw QGD 39 moves
Game 6 B.Gelfand vs A.Grischuk 1 : 0 Gruenfeld 35 moves
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