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Chess Battle of Grandmasters 2010

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Chess Veni Vidi Vishy

Game, set and match. Nice game to finish a match with. Talks of Vishy’s lack of mental toughness resurfaced when he missed a certain draw in game 8 and lost in the endgame. Then in the next game he overlooked several wins and had to settle for the draw; but this win should erase that perception. For all intents and purposes, Anand came, he saw, and he conquered. Veni Vidi Vishy.

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--> BY: BOBBY ANG (As published in Chess Piece, BusinessWorld, 21 May 2010) Photo source: chessdom.com World Championship Sofia, Bulgaria April 24-May 11, 2010 1. Anand, V. 2787 6.5/12 2. Topalov, V. 2805 5.5/12 Anand won games 2, 4 and 12 Topalov won games 1 and


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