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Topalov Won The Chess Grand Slam 2008 Final

Bulgarian GM Veselin Topalov won The Chess Grand Slam 2008 Final (whitch took place in Bilbao 1st-13th September 2008). There were 6 participants - The first qualifiers were the winners of Corus 2008, Morelia - Linares 2008, and Mtel Masters 2008 - GM Levon Aronian, GM Viswanathan Anand, and GM Vassily Ivanchuk. Then the 2nd place players also qualified GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Veselin Topalov and finally the best all-round player left Teimour Radjabov.

Three points for a win and one for a draw rules are in effect. According "The Sofian rule", Players were not allowed to agree draw without arbiter's permission. In case both players request it to him, the arbiter will make his decision after consulting with a technical assistant.
Grand Slam Final Bilbao. Final Round 10 saw Veselin Topalov confirmed clear first place when he beat Vassily Ivanchuk in the final round. Topalov won the most games and lost the least, for a dominant performance. Carlsen and Aronian tied for second place after Aronian blew a great position and lost against Radjabov. Carlsen took second by virtue of beating Aronian twice in the competetion (better head to head). This win for Radjabov also had the effect of relegating world champion Viswanathan Anand to dead last. Final standings...

Chess Grand Slam 2008 Final - Final standings:
NameGames Win Draw Loss POINTS
Véselin Topálov 1045117
Magnus Carlsen 1034313
Levon Aronián 1034313
Vasili Ivanchuk 1026212
Teimur Radyábov 1017210
Viswanathan Anand 100828
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