Chess World Cup

All Quarterfinalists Emerge After Topalov Loses in Round 4 of Baku’s 2015 Chess World Cup

 September 24, 2015   R K Gupta

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Three of the top-10 players in the World were shown the exit door on Monday September 21, 2015, when they lost their matches in Baku. Russia’s Peter Svidler caused a sensation by defeating Bulgaria’s top seed Vesely Topalov after two games spread over Sunday and Monday. Svidler won the long first game after a hugely […]

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Veselin Topalov

Topalov Tops at Norway Chess after a Quick Draw with Anand in Round-9

 June 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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Bulgaria’s Veselin Topalov needed just a draw against Vishwanathan Anand in their last match to take the top spot in Norway Chess Tournament. On the other hand, the only way Anand could reach tournament summit; was to beat the Bulgarian. But the Indian Grandmaster played with a handicap of Black Pieces and had to follow the […]

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