Pestaño: Kramnik wins World Cup

VLADIMIR Kramnik defeated fellow Russian Dmitry Andreikin 2.5-1.5 in the championship match of the World Cup 2013 in Tromso, Norway. He won a hefty $120, 000. Andreikin consoled himself with $80,000, the biggest prize of his career.

The four final games against Andreikin started the best possible way for Kramnik with a victory in Game 1, draws in Games 2 and 3, and a win in Game 4 to equalize. But Andreiken never stood a chance and was in fact losing so he offered a draw. (READ MORE)