May 10, 2010

World Championship Chess: Does the bell toll for Topalov?

Bulgaria has been within touching distance of their first world match champion, but so far Veselin Topalov has lacked the composure to finish off the shaky World Champion and the score remains tied at 5.5-5, reports Ian Rogers in Sofia.

It has been two decades since communism and Bulgaria parted company and few signs remain of that era.

The giant statue of Lenin in the centre of the town has been replaced by a statue of the Bulgarian symbol Saint Sofia -- like Saint Kilda, a non-religious figure inspiring religious devotion.

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One thought on “World Championship Chess: Does the bell toll for Topalov?

  1. acannon

    I wish I was good at chess.

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