The 2008 Anand – Kramnik Times for Game 8

This article lists the times taken for the moves of the 8th game of the 2008 World Chess Championship between Anand and Kramnik in Bonn, Germany.

Game 8, October 24th, 2008

    Kramnik        Anand
    White          Black
 1. d4    (1:59)   Nf6   (1:59)
 2. c4    (1:59)   e6    (1:59)
 3. Nf3   (1:59)   d5    (1:59)
 4. Nc3   (1:58)   dxc4  (1:59)
 5. e4    (1:58)   Bb4   (1:59)
 6. Bg5   (1:57)   c5    (1:58)
 7. Bxc4  (1:57)   cxd4  (1:58)
 8. Nxd4  (1:56)   Qa5   (1:58)
 9. Bb5+  (1:54)   Bd7   (1:57)
10. Bxf6  (1:53)   Bxb5  (1:57)
11. Ndxb5 (1:44d)  gxf6  (1:56)
12. O-O   (1:39)   Nc6   (1:56)
13. a3    (1:27d)  Bxc3  (1:55)
14. Nxc3  (1:25d)  Rg8   (1:43d)

15. f4    (1:14d)  Rd8   (1:24)
16. Qe1   (1:13)   Qb6+  (1:10)
17. Rf2   (1:13)   Rd3   (1:08)
18. Qe2   (1:09d)  Qd4   (1:02)
19. Re1   (1:06d)  a6    (0:54)
20. Kh1   (0:49d)  Kf8   (0:49)
21. Ref1  (0:36d)  Rg6   (0:43)
22. g3    (0:31d)  Kg7   (0:37)
23. Rd1   (0:28)   Rxd1+ (0:37)
24. Nxd1  (0:28)   Kh8   (0:31)
25. Nc3   (0:24)   Rg8   (0:30)
26. Kg2   (0:23)   Rd8   (0:26)
27. Qh5   (0:23d)  Kg7   (0:24)
28. Qg4+  (0:22)   Kh8   (0:24)
29. Qh5   (0:21)   Kg7   (0:24)
30. Qg4+  (0:21)   Kh8   (0:24)
31. Qh4   (0:21)   Kg7   (0:23)
32. e5    (0:19)   f5    (0:18)
33. Qf6+  (0:15)   Kg8   (0:18)
34. Qg5+  (0:13)   Kh8   (0:18)
35. Qf6+  (0:12)   Kg8   (0:18)
36. Re2   (0:11)   Qc4   (0:15)
37. Qg5+  (0:10)   Kh8   (0:15)
38. Qf6+  (8m38s)  Kg8   (0:14)
39. Qg5+  (8m06s)  Kh8   (0:14)
    ½-½   (7m17s)

(8m38s) indicates 8 minutes 38 seconds remaining.

‘d’ with the time notation indicates that the player departed from the board right after making his move.

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