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Lengthy interview with Yasser Seirawan
Friday, October 28, 2011 18:37
After he finished shared first with Ivan Salgado Lopez in Barcelona, Yasser Seirawan was interviewed by Ana Matnadze for El Butlletí d'Escacs, the official magazine of the Catalan Chess Federation. Matnadze generously shared the interview with other chess media, and we're happy to publish it here as well. By Ana Matnadze 1.  Hello Mr. Seirawan,...
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 17:14
Veselin Topalov hasn't played much after he lost the 2010 World Championship match against Vishy Anand last year, but soon he'll be 'back in the saddle'. Yesterday in Dublin he told Jonathan O'Connor, the chairman of the Irish Chess Union, that he'll be playing in the European Team championships in November in Greece, and 'also Wijk aan Zee and...
Topalov draws Irish Team in clock simul
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 12:32
In a clock simul on Monday in Dublin Veselin Topalov scored 2-2 against the four strongest Irish players. Bulgaria's number one player, at 2768 currently ranked 7th in the live ratings, beat IM Mark Quinn, drew with IM Alex Lopez and IM Sam Collins and lost to GM Alex Baburin. During last year's campaign for the ECU presidency, Silvio Danailov...
Monday, September 26, 2011 18:18
Veselin Topalov (with 2768 currently the world's number 6) is missing in all of the current and upcoming super-tournaments this year, but the Bulgarian grandmaster will be in action soon. On Monday, October 3, Topalov will be playing a clock simul against the Irish Men's Team: GM Alex Baburin, IM Sam Collins, IM Alex Lopez and IM Mark Quinn. The...