Vladimir Kramnik claimed victory in the FIDE World Cup after he drew the fourth classical game in the final match against Dmitry Andreikin. The overall score in the match was 2.5:1.5 in Kramnik’s favor. The former World Champion won the first game of the final match while the other three games finished in a draw.
The former World Chess Champion didn’t lose a single game during the event and showed great play. He won four out of seven matches in classical chess and the three others in rapid. His opponents were G. Bwalya, M. Kobalia, A. Areshchenko, V. Ivanchuk, A. Korobov, M. Vachier-Lagrave and D. Andreikin.