Topalov, Veselin Age 43


Source: chess-news.ru

Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2740.0
FIDE Rating
2740
World
#17 (active)
Bulgaria
#1 (active)
FIDE Peak
2816 - 01 Jul 2015
Rapid
2717 World #34 (active)
Blitz
2708 World #44 (all players)
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 
1Dominguez Perez, Leinier2816Topalov, Veselin27170-193C45Saint Louis2019
2Topalov, Veselin2717Dominguez Perez, Leinier28161/2-1/2107C24Saint Louis2019
3Skripchenko, Almira2371Topalov, Veselin26990-152B01Salamanca2018
4Topalov, Veselin2699Granda Zuniga, Julio E26201-022B12Salamanca2018
5Calzetta Ruiz, Monica2206Topalov, Veselin26990-132C67Salamanca2018
6Topalov, Veselin2699Matnadze, Ana23811-037B12Salamanca2018
7Topalov, Veselin2699Karpov, Anatoly26161-039C92Salamanca2018
8Topalov, Veselin2699Atalik, Ekaterina24201-040A06Salamanca2018
9Santos Ruiz, Miguel2327Topalov, Veselin26991/2-1/240D11Salamanca2018
10Ding, Liren2797Topalov, Veselin27471-040E10Wenzhou2018
11Topalov, Veselin2747Ding, Liren27971/2-1/260E21Wenzhou2018
12Ding, Liren2797Topalov, Veselin27471/2-1/240A20Wenzhou2018
13Topalov, Veselin2747Ding, Liren27970-156D70Wenzhou2018
14Karjakin, Sergey2778Topalov, Veselin27491-049C50Shamkir2018
15Topalov, Veselin2749Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27440-135C78Shamkir2018
16Carlsen, Magnus2843Topalov, Veselin27491-056A16Shamkir2018
17Topalov, Veselin2749Mamedov, Rauf27041/2-1/241B33Shamkir2018
18Navara, David2745Topalov, Veselin27490-153A07Shamkir2018
19Topalov, Veselin2749Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28141-042C80Shamkir2018
20Ding, Liren2778Topalov, Veselin27491/2-1/257D45Shamkir2018
21Topalov, Veselin2749Giri, Anish27771/2-1/249A16Shamkir2018
22Topalov, Veselin2749Radjabov, Teimour27481/2-1/243C67Shamkir2018
23Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-084D00Saint Louis2017
24Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/258E10Saint Louis2017
25Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-042A07Saint Louis2017
26Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/244A06Saint Louis2017
27Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-038A07Saint Louis2017
28Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-022C26Saint Louis2017
29Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/233B90Saint Louis2017
30Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-141E97Saint Louis2017
31Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-084D00Saint Louis2017
32Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/258E10Saint Louis2017
33Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-042A07Saint Louis2017
34Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/244A06Saint Louis2017
35Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-038A07Saint Louis2017
36Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-137E97Saint Louis2017
37Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041-043A01Saint Louis2017
38Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-153A17Saint Louis2017
39Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041/2-1/251A30Saint Louis2017
40Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/260B90Saint Louis2017
41Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/247B90Saint Louis2017
42Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27041/2-1/238D31Saint Louis2017
43Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28571/2-1/272B90Saint Louis2017
44Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27040-155D31Saint Louis2017
45Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-133A17Saint Louis2017
46Nakamura, Hikaru2857Topalov, Veselin27040-127D31Saint Louis2017
47Topalov, Veselin2704Nakamura, Hikaru28570-152B90Saint Louis2017
48Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931-056E32Saint Louis2017
49Topalov, Veselin2693Nakamura, Hikaru28291/2-1/268B90Saint Louis2017
50Nakamura, Hikaru2829Topalov, Veselin26931/2-1/244E10Saint Louis2017