Anand Leads at the Half
By CLO   
May 2, 2010
Anand vs. Topalov, Photo Cathy Rogers

Halfway through the World Championship match in Sofia, Bulgaria, reigning king GM Vishy Anand leads 3.5-2.5 over Bulgarian challenger Veselin Topalov. Game seven begins Monday, 5/3/2010. GM Rogers', reported the following Topalov quote from the scene: "Obviously I am not satisfied with the score in the match so far but I aim to improve my play in the second half and I expect also to improve my results.”


See GM Ian Rogers' in-depth report on the first four rounds with coverage and analysis of all the decisive games so far. Also see the Couch Potato's Guide to the World Championship Part I and Part II.