Sarhan GulievSample pages (pdf)
Veselin Topalov is one of the best known names in global chess. One of the world's top grandmasters, ex-FIDE World Champion Topalov has been a stable feature of elite chess for many years.
His dynamic, uncompromising style has gained the adulation of countless fans among both amateurs and professional grandmasters, including the author of this book. Azeri grandmaster Sarhan Guliev has spent several years analyzing Veselin's games, which prompted the idea of putting together this collection of his favourites.
The introductory chapter of this book "Veselin Topalov's Sporting Journey" is by Grandmaster Sergey Klimov and examines the evolving nature of Topalov's play and preparation. The main part of the book contains 90 annotated games, played by Topalov, between 1991 and 2016.
The book has been fully approved by the man himself, Grandmaster Topalov, who has kindly written a foreword. It will without doubt be useful to a wide range of chess lovers.
Published 2018, hardback, 467 pages.