This is an analysis video covering Game 12 of the 2010 World Chess Championship wcc between Viswanathan Anand (India) and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria). The opening is the Queens Gambit Declined.
This video series will cover the 2010 World Chess Championship taking place in Sofia between the current champion Viswanathan Anand and the challenger Veselin Topalov. For this series I will be focusing mainly on my impressions of the games as they take place, as opposed to detailed computer analysis.
The manoeuvre Nf5-g3 never looks vey good in this game. An early b4 against the Englsh attack is a Topalov speciality and Anand must have been prepared for this line. May-18-06: Ulhumbrus: One improvement for Anand is 12 Bc4 instead of 12 Be2 so that after .d5 he can exchange white squared bishops. May-18-06.EGarrett: Given that this game, and specifically 31 exf5, were the end of both a World Championship match and, apparently Topalov's prime, this game and move 31 should probably earn a more significant place in chess history over the next few years. Jul-22-14: Vinod S U: Great game by vishy. Topalov fell for anand's trap on move 30 f5.Viewable chess game Viswanathan Anand vs Veselin Topalov, 2016, with discussion forum and chess analysis features.. Richard Taylor: Great game by Anand! Mar-12-16: 1971: Love the energy that Anand came out with. Of course, I'm rooting for him to win this tournament again.
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