15 July 2019
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Wins First Game of His Match vs. Veselin Topalov
Quarterfinals of FIDE Grand Prix leg started in Riga.
Photo: World Chess
The first games of the quarterfinals of the second FIDE Grand Prix leg organized by World Chess in Riga were played July 15.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave defeated Veselin Topalov with the black pieces, while the games Grischuk - Yu Yangyi, Karjakin - So, and Duda - Mamedyarov were drawn.
The return games will be played on July 16.