Topalov, Veselin Age 49


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2727.0
Live Rank
#19
FIDE Rating
2727
World Rank
#22
Bulgaria Rank
#1
FIDE Peak Rating
2816 - Jul 2015 (Age 40)
FIDE Peak Rank
#1 (2813) - Jul 2006 (Age 31)
Rapid
2632 World #100 (all players), Peak 2790 (Jul 2013)
Blitz
2657 World #66 (all players), Peak 2752 (Jul 2012)
Born
15 Mar 1975
Ruse, Bulgaria
FIDE ID 2900084
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Active Years:
1988 - 2024
Total Games:
2672
Wins:
909 (34%)
Losses:
606 (23%)
Draws:
1157 (43%)
Total score:
56%
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
2655
White:
E15 Queen's Indian Defense (44 games)
C42 Russian Game (42 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (38 games)
Black:
B90 Sicilian Defense (58 games)
B51 Sicilian Defense (36 games)
C67 Ruy Lopez (31 games)

FIDE World Champion 2005-2006. World Championship Challenger 2010, World #1 for 27 months 2006-2007, 2008-2009. Chess Oscar 2005.

World U14 Champion 1989.

Competed in the World Championship Knockout Tournaments of 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 & 2004. Won the World Championship Tournament in San Luis in 2005.

Lost the Reunification Match with Kramnik in 2006.

Won the Challenger Match 2009 (vs Kamsky) that qualified him to contest the World Championship against incumbent Anand in 2010.

Lost the World Championship match 2010.

Played in the World Cup 2015.

Candidate in 2002 (Dortmund - PCA), 2011, 2014 & 2016. Winner of the Grand Prix Series 2012-2013.

Board one for Bulgaria in the Olympiads of 1994 (winning individual gold), 1996, 1998 (individual silver), 2000 (individual silver), 2008 (individual bronze), 2010, 2012 & 2014 (individual gold).

Board one for Bulgaria in the European Team Championships in 1999, 2007, 2009, 2011 & 2013 winning individual gold in 1999 and 2013.

Best tournament results include winning Amsterdam 1996, Vienna 1996, Novgorod 1996, Madrid 1996, Dos Hermanos 1996, Antwerp 1997, Madrid 1997, Monaco 2001, Dortmund 2001 (joint first), Cannes 2002 (joint first), Benidorm 2003, MTel Masters 2005, 2006 & 2007, Corus 2006 (joint first), Liga de Campeones 2007, Bilbao Masters 2008, Pearl Springs 2008, Linares 2010, Grand Prix Tournament in Zug 2013, Norway 2015.

Also placed equal first (lower on tiebreak) at Linares 2005, Corus 2007, London Grand Prix Tournament 2012, Kings' Tournament 2012


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Games

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
1Ivanchuk, Vassily2655Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/215Chartres2 Jun 2023
2Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat2490Topalov, Veselin27280-129Salamanca29 Apr 2023
3Topalov, Veselin2728Ivanchuk, Vassily26560-134Salamanca29 Apr 2023
4Vega Gutierrez, Sabrina Neide2370Topalov, Veselin27280-126Salamanca28 Apr 2023
5Topalov, Veselin2728Santos Latasa, Jaime26561/2-1/247Salamanca27 Apr 2023
6Alekseenko, Kirill2686Topalov, Veselin27280-148Salamanca27 Apr 2023
7Topalov, Veselin2728Ushenina, Anna24491-040Salamanca26 Apr 2023
8Topalov, Veselin2728Mammadzada, Gunay Vuqar Qizi24491/2-1/240Salamanca26 Apr 2023
9Gara, Ticia2333Topalov, Veselin27280-158Salamanca29 Oct 2022
10Topalov, Veselin2728Socko, Monika24541-038Salamanca29 Oct 2022
11Santos Latasa, Jaime2677Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/253Salamanca28 Oct 2022
12Topalov, Veselin2728Keymer, Vincent27000-142Salamanca28 Oct 2022
13Kamsky, Gata2666Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/229Salamanca27 Oct 2022
14Topalov, Veselin2728Vega Gutierrez, Sabrina Neide23611-044Salamanca26 Oct 2022
15Kosteniuk, Alexandra2521Topalov, Veselin27280-157Salamanca26 Oct 2022
16Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2759Topalov, Veselin27281-031Zagreb24 Jul 2022
17Topalov, Veselin2728Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/270Zagreb24 Jul 2022
18Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2760Topalov, Veselin27281-058Zagreb24 Jul 2022
19Topalov, Veselin2728Dominguez Perez, Leinier27541-030Zagreb24 Jul 2022
20So, Wesley2773Topalov, Veselin27281-036Zagreb24 Jul 2022
21Topalov, Veselin2728Saric, Ivan26800-150Zagreb24 Jul 2022
22Topalov, Veselin2728Van Foreest, Jorden26781-073Zagreb24 Jul 2022
23Carlsen, Magnus2864Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/259Zagreb24 Jul 2022
24Topalov, Veselin2728Firouzja, Alireza27931/2-1/257Zagreb24 Jul 2022
25Topalov, Veselin2728Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27591-028Zagreb23 Jul 2022
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Topalov, Veselin27281-045Zagreb23 Jul 2022
27Topalov, Veselin2728Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27600-141Zagreb23 Jul 2022
28Dominguez Perez, Leinier2754Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/268Zagreb23 Jul 2022
29Topalov, Veselin2728So, Wesley27731/2-1/216Zagreb23 Jul 2022
30Saric, Ivan2680Topalov, Veselin27281-032Zagreb23 Jul 2022
31Van Foreest, Jorden2678Topalov, Veselin27280-136Zagreb23 Jul 2022
32Topalov, Veselin2728Carlsen, Magnus28640-132Zagreb23 Jul 2022
33Firouzja, Alireza2793Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/252Zagreb23 Jul 2022
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Topalov, Veselin27281-024Zagreb22 Jul 2022
35Topalov, Veselin2728Saric, Ivan26801-036Zagreb22 Jul 2022
36Van Foreest, Jorden2678Topalov, Veselin27281-046Zagreb22 Jul 2022
37Topalov, Veselin2728So, Wesley27731/2-1/237Zagreb21 Jul 2022
38Dominguez Perez, Leinier2754Topalov, Veselin27281/2-1/236Zagreb21 Jul 2022
39Topalov, Veselin2728Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27591/2-1/247Zagreb21 Jul 2022
40Firouzja, Alireza2793Topalov, Veselin27281-030Zagreb20 Jul 2022
41Topalov, Veselin2728Carlsen, Magnus28640-178Zagreb20 Jul 2022
42Topalov, Veselin2728Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27600-132Zagreb20 Jul 2022
43Topalov, Veselin2730Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/235Stavanger10 Jun 2022
44Topalov, Veselin2730Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/233Stavanger10 Jun 2022
45So, Wesley2776Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/232Stavanger9 Jun 2022
46So, Wesley2776Topalov, Veselin27300-142Stavanger9 Jun 2022
47Topalov, Veselin2730Wang, Hao27441/2-1/282Stavanger7 Jun 2022
48Topalov, Veselin2730Wang, Hao27440-133Stavanger7 Jun 2022
49Radjabov, Teimour2753Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/231Stavanger6 Jun 2022
50Radjabov, Teimour2753Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/237Stavanger6 Jun 2022