Vladimir Kramnik prolonged the 2008 World Chess Championship in the only possible way, by winning Game 10 of the match. The win, the first by Kramnik, narrowed the margin to 2 points (Anand leads 6-4), and extends tha match by at least another game.
In what appears to be a late match surge, Kramnik once again obtained an advantage out of the opening. The game started as a g3 Nimzo-Indian, and the players navigated their way through plenty of opening theory, before Kramnik played a novelty on move 18 (Re1). After that Kramnik increased his advantage by targeting Anand's queenside, while Anand had a couple of pieces on the wrong side of the board. Despite attempts to scramble back Anand was ultimately too slow, and Kramnik's push of the a pawn to a5 resulted in a decisive invasion of the Black position. Anand resigned on move 29.