Topalov, Veselin Age 43


Source: chess-news.ru

Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2747.0
FIDE Rating
2747
World
#18 (active)
Bulgaria
#1 (active)
FIDE Peak
2816 - 01 Jul 2015
Rapid
2699 World #48 (active)
Blitz
2708 World #40 (active)
Born
15 Mar 1975
Ruse, Bulgaria
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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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Karjakin, Sergey2778Topalov, Veselin27491-049C50Shamkir2018
2Topalov, Veselin2749Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27440-135C78Shamkir2018
3Carlsen, Magnus2843Topalov, Veselin27491-056A16Shamkir2018
4Topalov, Veselin2749Mamedov, Rauf27041/2-1/241B33Shamkir2018
5Navara, David2745Topalov, Veselin27490-153A07Shamkir2018
6Topalov, Veselin2749Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28141-042C80Shamkir2018
7Ding, Liren2778Topalov, Veselin27491/2-1/257D45Shamkir2018
8Topalov, Veselin2749Giri, Anish27771/2-1/249A16Shamkir2018
9Topalov, Veselin2749Radjabov, Teimour27481/2-1/243C67Shamkir2018
10Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-084D00Saint Louis2017
11Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/258E10Saint Louis2017
12Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-042A07Saint Louis2017
13Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/244A06Saint Louis2017
14Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-038A07Saint Louis2017
15Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-022C26Saint Louis2017
16Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/233B90Saint Louis2017
17Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-141E97Saint Louis2017
18Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-084D00Saint Louis2017
19Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/258E10Saint Louis2017
20Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-042A07Saint Louis2017
21Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/244A06Saint Louis2017
22Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-038A07Saint Louis2017
23Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-137E97Saint Louis2017
24Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-043A01Saint Louis2017
25Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-153A17Saint Louis2017
26Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041/2-1/251A30Saint Louis2017
27Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/260B90Saint Louis2017
28Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/247B90Saint Louis2017
29Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041/2-1/238D31Saint Louis2017
30Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/272B90Saint Louis2017
31Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27040-155D31Saint Louis2017
32Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-133A17Saint Louis2017
33Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27040-127D31Saint Louis2017
34Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-152B90Saint Louis2017
35Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931-056E32Saint Louis2017
36Topalov, Veselin2693Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/268B90Saint Louis2017
37Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931/2-1/244E10Saint Louis2017
38Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931/2-1/248C26Saint Louis2017
39Topalov, Veselin2693Nakamura, Hikaru28290-147B90Saint Louis2017
40Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931-076C28Saint Louis2017
41Topalov, Veselin2693Nakamura, Hikaru28291-053B12Saint Louis2017
42Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931-060C26Saint Louis2017
43Topalov, Veselin2693Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/233B12Saint Louis2017
44Topalov, Veselin2710Bacrot, Etienne26271-038A20Paris2017
45Caruana, Fabiano2800Topalov, Veselin27100-170B23Paris2017
46Topalov, Veselin2710So, Wesley27910-146A10Paris2017
47Nakamura, Hikaru2865Topalov, Veselin27101-038A06Paris2017
48Topalov, Veselin2710Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28251/2-1/267A20Paris2017
49Karjakin, Sergey2791Topalov, Veselin27101/2-1/274B50Paris2017
50Topalov, Veselin2710Carlsen, Magnus29140-129D11Paris2017