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Press conference: Topalov beats Anand

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Suddenly the game was over. The journalists didn't immediately know what was going on, and some even doubted if the '1-0' on the television screen was correct. But indeed, Anand lost quickly today and as it appeared, without much chance. Topalov is now topping the field of the Corus Chess Tournament. What exactly happened today, can be seen in Topalov's press conference below, that he gave afterwards. Because everything went so quickly, we didn't manage to get the camera in position in time, but we didn't miss much.

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