Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Topalov vs Kamsky

1st battle between Vaselin Topalov and Gata Kamsky in FIDE Candidates Qualifier for the World Championship ended with a drawn. This battle start with Topalov as white and Kamsky in the black corner.With Grundfeld Defend, maybe a good start for Kamsky. All 36 moved and the game look like a draw with black Queen checking around. Also for this tournament , both player has choose their side kick (2nd) as below:
Topalov's Team: Ivan Cheparinov, Vallejo Pons, Erwin L’Ami
Kamsky's Team: Emil Sutovsky, Andrei Volokitin, Evgeny Najer

1st Round of Topalov Vs Kamsky.

The Kamsky-Topalov FIDE World Championship Qualifier is taking place from February 16th to 28th in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Match consists of eight games and if necessary tie-breaks. It has a prize find of US $250,000 which will be shared equally by the players. The winner qualifies for a World Championship Match against Viswanathan Anand, scheduled for later this year.- Chessbase.