Topalov, Veselin Age 42


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2748.8
FIDE Rating
2741
World
#21 (active)
Bulgaria
#1 (active)
FIDE Peak
2816 - 01 Jul 2015
Rapid
2715 World #34 (active)
Blitz
2710 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, 2008-2010. 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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Radjabov, Teimour2710Topalov, Veselin27411/2-1/228B87Shamkir2017
2Topalov, Veselin2741Eljanov, Pavel27511-060E17Shamkir2017
3Karjakin, Sergey2783Topalov, Veselin27411-030B12Shamkir2017
4Topalov, Veselin2741So, Wesley28221/2-1/264C67Shamkir2017
5Topalov, Veselin2741Kramnik, Vladimir28111/2-1/235A13Shamkir2017
6Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2745Topalov, Veselin27410-134D12Shamkir2017
7Topalov, Veselin2741Adams, Michael27611/2-1/242C88Shamkir2017
8Gledura, Benjamin2589Topalov, Veselin27390-134D12Gibraltar2017
9Topalov, Veselin2739Anton Guijarro, David26500-142C96Gibraltar2017
10Sutovsky, Emil2628Topalov, Veselin27390-142B12Gibraltar2017
11Cheparinov, Ivan2689Topalov, Veselin27391/2-1/243D70Gibraltar2017
12Topalov, Veselin2739Howell, David26551-079C65Gibraltar2017
13Topalov, Veselin2739Deac, Bogdan-Daniel25721-025E04Gibraltar2017
14Kantor, Gergely2448Topalov, Veselin27390-150D16Gibraltar2017
15Topalov, Veselin2739Krysa, Leandro24911/2-1/237D70Gibraltar2017
16Riff, Jean-Noel2468Topalov, Veselin27391/2-1/235B18Gibraltar2017
17Topalov, Veselin2739Paehtz, Thomas23651-016A40Gibraltar2017
18Aronian, Levon2785Topalov, Veselin27600-153A10London2016
19Topalov, Veselin2760Anand, Viswanathan27790-134E10London2016
20Giri, Anish2771Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/267E10London2016
21Topalov, Veselin2760So, Wesley27940-127C53London2016
22Adams, Michael2748Topalov, Veselin27601-033C65London2016
23Topalov, Veselin2760Nakamura, Hikaru27790-153B12London2016
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/244C67London2016
25Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/244C67London2016
26Topalov, Veselin2760Caruana, Fabiano28230-138C02London2016
27Kramnik, Vladimir2809Topalov, Veselin27601-028A07London2016
28Caruana, Fabiano2823Topalov, Veselin27601-020C77Saint Louis USA2016
29Topalov, Veselin2760Nakamura, Hikaru27790-142B54Saint Louis USA2016
30Anand, Viswanathan2779Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/232B51Saint Louis USA2016
31Caruana, Fabiano2823Topalov, Veselin27601-039B54Saint Louis USA2016
32Nakamura, Hikaru2779Topalov, Veselin27601-062A45Saint Louis USA2016
33Topalov, Veselin2760Anand, Viswanathan27791/2-1/233D38Saint Louis USA2016
34Topalov, Veselin2760Caruana, Fabiano28231-041D11Saint Louis USA2016
35Topalov, Veselin2760Nakamura, Hikaru27790-123E83Saint Louis USA2016
36Anand, Viswanathan2779Topalov, Veselin27601-030C65Saint Louis USA2016
37Nakamura, Hikaru2779Topalov, Veselin27601-052B90Saint Louis USA2016
38Topalov, Veselin2760Anand, Viswanathan27791/2-1/232D37Saint Louis USA2016
39Topalov, Veselin2760Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/249D78Saint Louis USA2016
40Topalov, Veselin2760Nakamura, Hikaru27791/2-1/2101E81Saint Louis USA2016
41Anand, Viswanathan2779Topalov, Veselin27601-040C78Saint Louis USA2016
42Caruana, Fabiano2823Topalov, Veselin27601-072D12Saint Louis USA2016
43Nakamura, Hikaru2779Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/278E32Saint Louis USA2016
44Topalov, Veselin2760Anand, Viswanathan27790-130A21Saint Louis USA2016
45Topalov, Veselin2760Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/262D12Saint Louis USA2016
46Topalov, Veselin2760Nakamura, Hikaru27791-043C67Saint Louis USA2016
47Anand, Viswanathan2779Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/232C53Saint Louis USA2016
48Caruana, Fabiano2823Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/238A09Saint Louis USA2016
49Nakamura, Hikaru2779Topalov, Veselin27601-014E35Saint Louis USA2016
50Topalov, Veselin2760Anand, Viswanathan27791/2-1/246A21Saint Louis USA2016