Green lights has finally been switch on. The battle for chess supremacy couldn't have been more exciting, thanks to the epic 40 hour road trip by Anand team from Germany to Bulgaria. Though I haven't had much time for analysis, I still slightly pick Topalov to win this thing. He is in his most comfortable environment, having the games played in his own turf, added that the 40 year old Anand had already been soften up from that crazy journey across Europe. End of the story.
May I add that I honestly admire Anand's coolness on handling the whole situation from the time he was denied with his request for postponement of the match for three days till the time he arrives in Sofia. He needed it to beat Topalov. There is a famous Indian saying that we should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
Now let the games begin.
Live games with commentary for the Anand-Topalov World Chess Championship will be provided by Chessdom. As in the past, the site will be teaming up with ChessBomb.com for real time live chess game. And here's the link to the cool Anand-Topalov WCC official website
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