Hello and welcome to my first post! Let’s hope it will not be my “Last Post”, this is when they do the trumpet-thing in Ieper and Kortrijk, Belgium to commemorate the casualties of the First World War.
Anyways, today was the first round of the M-tel masters in Sofia Bulgaria. It was a bloody day since all three games were decided. Topalov beat Aronian with the black pieces, Ivanchuk did the same against Radjabov and Cheparinov beat Xiangzhi from China. The players are playing in an almost sound proof glass booth and sit on Louis Seize style chairs, it is a funny sight. Let’s have a look at the end of the game Radjabov – Ivanchuk: