Topalov-Anand game 1

Aug 12, 2011, 10:26 AM |

The first game of the World Chess Championship match in Sofia was a shocker: in just about an hour Anand was in a lost position. Was it because he was tired from a 40 hour trip to Sofia? Did he forget his preparation? Either way, Anand got off to the worst possible start of his title defence, with a quick loss.

Extensive analysis of World Chess Championship game 1, with Topalov white: