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February 25, 2008

Bulgaria Chess King Draws with World Champion

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 25, 2008 in Uncategorized

Bulgaria’s top chess player Veselin Topolov played to a draw the world champion Viswanathan Anand Saturday in the chess tournament Morelia-Linares in Mexico.

Topalov and Anand met in the sixth round of the competitive international tournament. The world champion did not allow the Bulgarian to take advantage of his playing with the white pieces.

Thus, Anand remained the leader in the temporary rankings with four points, whereas Topalov, who is former world champion, shares the third place with three points.

On Sunday, the last day of the tournament, Topalov will play the Hungarian Peter Leko. After that the chess masters will fly to Spain for a new tournament starting February 29.

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