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
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.  

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