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Prof.Lachezar Tsotsorkov passed away at the age of 71

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The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of "Asarel Medet " Prof.Lachezar Tsotsorkov has passed away after a long illness.Bulgarian chess had lost a person who loved the game and organized important chess events.
Since in July 2010 Veselin Topalov was invited to the town of Panagyurishte and the chess club Asarel was founded there "Asarel Medet" - the biggest mining company in Bulgaria sponsored the 2012 Bulgarian championship and even bidded to host the 2013 Candidates Tournament, which finally took place in London.

Veselin Topalov expresses his sincere condolences to the family of Mr.Lachezar Tsotsorkov!





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Career highlights

Grand Chess Tour 2017 - Paris (June 21st - 25th)

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Topalov Chess Foundation       



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TOP 10 - Live Chess Ratings

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Topalov - Anand 1:0
1st MTel Masters, Sofia (round 6)

Carlsen - Topalov 0:1
3rd Sinquefield Cup, Saint Louis (round 1)

Topalov - Kramnik 1:0
Corus 2008, Wijk aan Zee (round 9)