“The match was so even that I did not know what shape the tie breaker would take. I am relieved, but too tensed to be happy,” said Anand in the press conference after the victory.
Talking about his opponent, Anand added “He (Gelfand) had many chances to come back in the 3rd and the 5th game.”
Anand beat Gelfand in a 4 match tie breaker. 2.5 to 1.5 in the tie breaker.