Topalov, Veselin Age 49


Source: chess-news.ru

Title
Grandmaster
FIDE Rating
2727
World Rank
#23 (all players)
Bulgaria Rank
#1 (all players)
FIDE Peak Rating
2816 - Jul 2015 (Age 40)
FIDE Peak Rank
#1 (2813) - Jul 2006 (Age 31)
Rapid
2632 World #99 (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:
2672
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 
51Topalov, Veselin2730Wang, Hao27441/2-1/282Stavanger7 Jun 2022
52Topalov, Veselin2730Wang, Hao27440-133Stavanger7 Jun 2022
53Radjabov, Teimour2753Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/231Stavanger6 Jun 2022
54Radjabov, Teimour2753Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/237Stavanger6 Jun 2022
55Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2750Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/235Stavanger5 Jun 2022
56Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2750Topalov, Veselin27301-053Stavanger5 Jun 2022
57Topalov, Veselin2730Tari, Aryan26541/2-1/251Stavanger3 Jun 2022
58Topalov, Veselin2730Tari, Aryan26541-032Stavanger3 Jun 2022
59Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2759Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/257Stavanger2 Jun 2022
60Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2759Topalov, Veselin27301-061Stavanger2 Jun 2022
61Topalov, Veselin2730Anand, Viswanathan27510-137Stavanger1 Jun 2022
62Giri, Anish2761Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/232Stavanger31 May 2022
63Giri, Anish2761Topalov, Veselin27301-033Stavanger31 May 2022
64Topalov, Veselin2730Radjabov, Teimour27531/2-1/247Stavanger30 May 2022
65Carlsen, Magnus2864Topalov, Veselin27301-030Stavanger30 May 2022
66So, Wesley2776Topalov, Veselin27301-027Stavanger30 May 2022
67Topalov, Veselin2730Tari, Aryan26541-039Stavanger30 May 2022
68Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2750Topalov, Veselin27300-140Stavanger30 May 2022
69Topalov, Veselin2730Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27590-141Stavanger30 May 2022
70Anand, Viswanathan2751Topalov, Veselin27301-041Stavanger30 May 2022
71Topalov, Veselin2730Wang, Hao27441-038Stavanger30 May 2022
72Giri, Anish2761Topalov, Veselin27301-041Stavanger30 May 2022
73Topalov, Veselin2730Matnadze, Ana24230-163Salamanca18 Dec 2021
74Vega Gutierrez, Sabrina Neide2385Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/238Salamanca18 Dec 2021
75Topalov, Veselin2730Edouard, Romain25880-155Salamanca17 Dec 2021
76Shirov, Alexei2704Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/244Salamanca17 Dec 2021
77Topalov, Veselin2730Cramling, Pia24521-081Salamanca16 Dec 2021
78Santos Latasa, Jaime2639Topalov, Veselin27301-087Salamanca15 Dec 2021
79Topalov, Veselin2730Javakhishvili, Lela24791-029Salamanca15 Dec 2021
80Topalov, Veselin2730Dardha, Daniel25250-155Cap d'Agde6 Nov 2021
81Sengupta, Deep2506Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/255Cap d'Agde6 Nov 2021
82Topalov, Veselin2730Bellahcene, Bilel25281-038Cap d'Agde6 Nov 2021
83Dardha, Daniel2525Topalov, Veselin27300-148Cap d'Agde6 Nov 2021
84Topalov, Veselin2730Sengupta, Deep25061-035Cap d'Agde6 Nov 2021
85Bellahcene, Bilel2528Topalov, Veselin27301-029Cap d'Agde6 Nov 2021
86Moroni, Luca Jr2580Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/257Cap d'Agde5 Nov 2021
87Topalov, Veselin2730Moroni, Luca Jr25801-041Cap d'Agde5 Nov 2021
88Dardha, Daniel2525Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/263Cap d'Agde4 Nov 2021
89Topalov, Veselin2730Dardha, Daniel25251-044Cap d'Agde4 Nov 2021
90Topalov, Veselin2730Dardha, Daniel25251-034Cap d'Agde4 Nov 2021
91Dardha, Daniel2525Topalov, Veselin27301-026Cap d'Agde4 Nov 2021
92Topalov, Veselin2730Moroni, Luca Jr25751/2-1/211Cap d'Agde3 Nov 2021
93Salimova, Nurgyul2364Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/240Cap d'Agde3 Nov 2021
94Topalov, Veselin2730Kamsky, Gata26621/2-1/234Cap d'Agde2 Nov 2021
95Dardha, Daniel2527Topalov, Veselin27300-184Cap d'Agde2 Nov 2021
96Topalov, Veselin2730Bulmaga, Irina23961-043Cap d'Agde1 Nov 2021
97Gozzoli, Yannick2602Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/232Cap d'Agde1 Nov 2021
98Topalov, Veselin2730Salimova, Nurgyul23641-050Cap d'Agde31 Oct 2021
99Sebag, Marie2447Topalov, Veselin27301-026Cap d'Agde31 Oct 2021
100Moroni, Luca Jr2575Topalov, Veselin27301/2-1/229Cap d'Agde31 Oct 2021