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Boris Gelfand takes Vishy Anand to the wire in a tense rapid shoot-out
• World Championship: Anand-Gelfand - Hot off the press summary of the action in Moscow... two decisive games, plus full-colour photo report. More to follow in July... • Aronian - Kramnik, Zurich - An attempt to upstage the world title match? No, an opportunity for two title contenders to hone their match skills. They drew 3-3. • 4NCL, Final Weekend - IM Simon Ansell on the end of season British Team League deciders. Wood Green win again! • Greet beats Topalov! - English IM swindles former FIDE champion - and pulls off an outrageous pun into the bargain. Has to be seen to be believed... • US Championships, Saint Louis - H-Bomb Hikaru and the Kamsky Kid face off in Missouri. Steve Giddins reports on the action in the Wild West • Sit on it, Petrosian! - Peter Lalic shows how you can restrain your opponent’s idea even before it has entered their head... prophylaxis - or mind-reading? • ECF136B’s View from the Trenches - The ‘Unknown Soldier’ returns with some thoughts on gamesmanship - and downright cheating • Chess in the 1970s - John Saunders on the match that never was, satirical magazines - and Tony Miles’s finest hour