Topalov replaces Morozevich

04 Jan 2004 - Corus Chess Press

Alexander Morozevich had to withdraw from the Corus Chess Tournament 2004, due to illness. Morozevich, number seven on the Fide rating list of January 2004, caught a severe form of the flue.

Veselin Topalov, Bulgaria will replace him. Topalov is number six on the Fide rating list of January 2004 with a rating of 2735.