Complete Rules and Regulations: http://www.fide.com/images/stories/fide_calendar/world_events/regulations_anand_topalov_2010.pdf
These are some important points to note:
3.4 Drawing of colors
3.4.1 The draw for colors will be conducted during the opening ceremony. The colors shall
be reversed after game 6. (The player getting the white color in game 1 shall play game 7
with the black color).
3.5 Time Control
3.5.1 The time control for each game shall be: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes
for the next 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30
seconds per move starting after move 61 has been made.
3.6 Conditions of victory
3.6.1 The WCM shall be played over a maximum of twelve (12) games and the winner of the
match shall be the first player to score 6.5 points or more. A tie shall be broken according to
Article 3.7 below. If the winner scores 6.5 points in less than 12 games then the organizer can
re-schedule the Closing Ceremony for an earlier date.
3. 7 Tie-breaks
3.7.1.a If the scores are level after the regular twelve (12) games, after a new drawing of
colors, four (4) tie-break games shall be played. The games shall be played using the
electronic clock starting with 25 minutes for each player with an increment of 10 seconds
after each move
3.7.2 If the scores are level after the games in Article 3.7.1a, then, after a new drawing of
colors, a match of 2 games shall be played with a time control of 5 minutes plus 3 seconds
increment after each move. In case of a level score, another 2-game match will be played to
determine a winner. If still there is no winner after 5 such matches (total 10 games), one
sudden-death game will be played as described below in Article 3.7.3.
3.7.3 If the score is still level after five matches as described in Article 3.7.2, the players
shall play a one sudden death game. The player who wins the drawing of lots may choose the
color. The player with the white pieces shall receive 5 minutes, the player with the black
pieces shall receive 4 minutes whereupon, after the 60th move, both players shall receive an
increment of 3 seconds from move 61. In case of a draw the player with the black pieces is
declared the winner.
12. Prize Fund
12.1 Price fund 2.000.000. EUR: Winner 1.200.000. EUR; Loser : 800.000.EUR
12.2 The organizer shall pay to FIDE an amount of 20% over and above the total prize fund,net of any applicable taxes.