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World Champion Topalov tames scribes in a simul on rest day

Written by: Staff

Sofia, May 16 (UNI) Chess scribes, who always observe closely moves of the best in the business and point out their minutest errors, got a taste how it is to face the likes of Veslin Topalov as the World Chess Champion Bulgarian toyed with a dozen journalists before routing them in less than an hour in a simul here today.

In spite of having some time off on a much needed rest day, Veselin Topalov opted for a simul with 12 journalists from the Bulgarian media.

Journalists, who included both electronic as well as print media, failed to check the world champion and lost their games in less than an hour.

Reflecting on his performance in the five rounds so far, Topalov, who lost to Anand in the first half of the Mtel Masters, told UNI, ''I had a bad first half. Specially my loss to Anand. But I am happy that I could beat Gata Kamsky in the fifth round and now I will try my best to defend my title.'' UNI XC DH RN1946

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