:: M-Tel Masters Super Tournament

The M-Tel Masters super tournament (Category 20, Average ELO 2747) took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, for the second year in a row between the 10th and 21st of May 2006.
Six top chess players, current World Champion Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria 2804), Viswanathan Anand (India 2803), Peter Svidler (Russia 2743), Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine 2738), Etienne Bacrot (France 2708), and Gata Kamsky (USA 2671) met in a tough and fascinating competition.

Final Standings: 1. Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2804 6.5, 2. Kamsky, Gata g USA 2671 6.0, 3. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2803 5.5, 4. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2743 5.0, 5. Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2738 3.5, 6. Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2708 3.5
 
Round 1, 11.05.2006
Svidler, P - Topalov, V 1/2
Ponomariov, R - Kamsky, G 1/2
Bacrot, E - Anand, V 0-1
Round 2, 12.05.2006
Topalov, V - Anand, V 0-1
Kamsky, G - Bacrot, E 1-0
Svidler, P - Ponomariov, R 1-0
Round 3, 13.05.2006
Ponomariov, R - Topalov, V 1/2
Bacrot, E - Svidler, P 1/2
Anand, V - Kamsky, G 0-1
Round 4, 14.05.2006
Bacrot, E - Topalov, V 1/2
Anand, V - Ponomariov, R 1-0
Kamsky, G - Svidler, P 1-0
Round 5, 15.05.2006
Topalov, V - Kamsky, G 1-0
Svidler, P - Anand, V 1/2
Ponomariov, R - Bacrot, E 1/2
Round 6, 17.05.2006
Topalov, V - Svidler, P 0-1
Kamsky, G - Ponomariov, R 1-0
Anand, V - Bacrot, E 1/2
Round 7, 18.05.2006
Anand, V - Topalov, V 0-1
Bacrot, E - Kamsky, G 1/2
Ponomariov, R - Svidler, P 1-0
Round 8, 19.05.2006
Topalov, V - Ponomariov, R 1-0
Svidler, P - Bacrot, E 1/2
Kamsky, G - Anand, V 1/2
Round 9, 20.05.2006
Kamsky, G - Topalov, V 0-1
Anand, V - Svidler, P 1/2
Bacrot, E - Ponomariov, R 1/2
Round 10, 21.05.2006
Topalov, V - Bacrot, E 1-0
Ponomariov, R - Anand, V 1/2
Svidler, P - Kamsky, G 1/2
   


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