Bulgaria's Topalov Accused of Cheating during Games

Sports | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0

Bulgaria's top chess player Vesselin Topalov was involved in another scandal after Germany's Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper accused him he used help during games from his manager.

The newspaper claimed Topalov used his manager Silvio Danailov to get hints for his moves on the chessboard and that could be clearly seen on the Veik-an-Zee tournament.

Suddetusche also claims there are rumours Topalov won the San Luis 2005 world tournament using illegal means, because his manager showed him which were the best moves according to a computer program.

According to the author Danailov and Topalov communicated in a secret, non-verbal manner.
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