2016 Candidates Chess Tournament - Veselin Topalov vs Levon Aronian - Round 3
This is a Round 3 game from the 2016 Candidates Chess Tournament between Veselin Topalov and Levon Aronian. What is at stake in this tournament besides a big purse? Well, the winner of this lengthy 14 round event will earn a ticket to challenge the current World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in November at the 2016 World Chess Championship match which will be held in New York, United States. Topalov sharpens the game as early as move 6 in search of acquiring the two bishops advantage. The cost connected with such is a delay in development, a slightly cramping black e4 pawn, and a temporarily sidelined white knight. Would it be Topalov or Aronian who is better able to realize his advantage?