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peter_parr
11-06-2013, 02:10 PM
The following article was published in the 41st year of my chess column in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday 10th June 2013.


The Sberbank rapid in Kiev,Ukraine (10 players, 9 rounds) was won by the 2012 world rapid champion Sergey Karjakin (RUS) with 6.5/9 half a point ahead of ex-world champion Veselin Topalov (BUL). Karjakin beat Anatoly Karpov (world champion 1975-1985) in the final round.