Friday, October 5, 2012

Topalov Wins FIDE GP London 2012


5 October 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Due to work commitments left chess for a couple of days. Three players ended with a score of 7 points but GM Topalov Veselin of Bulgaria has the higher tie-break points followed by GM Gelfand Boris and then GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar of Azebaijan.


The results of the last two rounds, 10 and 11 are shown below:-


Anish Giri vs Topalov Veselin, round 11, FIDE GP London 2012

Here is Topalov’s last round win against Anish Giri of the Netherlands during the FIDE Grand Prix London 2012. Topalov played the black pieces and had a rook, knight and one pawn against white’s two pawns and a rook.


Position after black played 52…Rc3+, white resigned.

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(Photo by Ray Morris-Hill, official website)

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