|Dortmund Candidates (2002)|
The 30th Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting took place in the "Golden Hall" of the Westfalenhallen Congress Center in Dortmund, Germany 6-21 July 2002. Rest days (except for tie-breaks): July 12 & 17. The tournament in 2002 also served as a Candidates tournament, to select a challenger for world champion Vladimir Kramnik. Chief arbiter: Andrzej Filipowicz. The eight players were divided into two groups (A and B), each playing a double round robin with Classical time control. Then the two best in each group played a knockout tournament with four Classical games, and if necessary Rapid and Blitz games. Peter Leko won the event by beating Topalov 2˝-1˝ in the final:
Group A (6-11 July):
Group A playoff (12 July):
01 02 03 04
=1 Shirov 2697 ** ˝˝ ˝1 ˝1 4
=1 Topalov 2745 ˝˝ ** 1˝ 1˝ 4
3 Gelfand 2710 ˝0 0˝ ** 1˝ 2˝
4 Lutz 2655 ˝0 0˝ 0˝ ** 1˝
Group B (6-11 July):
Shirov ˝1 1˝
Topalov ˝0 ˝
Knockouts (13-21 July):
01 02 03 04
1 Bareev 2726 ** 10 ˝˝ 11 4
2 Leko 2722 01 ** ˝1 ˝˝ 3˝
3 Adams 2752 ˝˝ ˝0 ** ˝˝ 2˝
4 Morozevich 2716 00 ˝˝ ˝˝ ** 2
Leko advanced to the Kramnik - Leko Classical World Championship Match (2004). The victory was no doubt deserved, but Garry Kasparov (who felt he should have a re-match with Kramnik), Viswanathan Anand (who was bound by his contract with FIDE), Ruslan Ponomariov (the FIDE world champion) and Vassily Ivanchuk did not participate.
Leko 1˝1- -- 2˝
Shirov 0˝0- -- ˝
Leko 110˝ 2˝
Topalov 001˝ 1˝
Topalov 1001 ˝1 3˝
Bareev 0110 ˝0 2˝
The match between David Baramidze and Alisa Maric was won by the former with 4˝-3˝. The match between 16-year-old Arkadij Naiditsch and Jan Timman ended 4-4. The Open A swiss tournament was won by Tigran Vaanovic Nalbandian with 9/11.
Wikipedia: Wikipedia article: Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting#2002
FIDE rating list July 2002: http://fidelists.blogspot.com/2008/...
TeleSchach 1: http://teleschach.de/dortmund-2002/
TeleSchach 2: http://teleschach.de/dortmund-2002/...
TWIC 1: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
TWIC 2: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
Mark Weeks: https://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/a2...
Délmagyarország, 22 July 2002, p. 14: https://library.hungaricana.hu/en/v...
Christopher Lutz and Juergen Daniel in Jaque 557, pp. 36-39: http://www.bartelski.pl/olimpbase/l...
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Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund Candidates 2002 by User: Tabanus.
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39
|1. Morozevich vs Bareev
||0-1||40||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack|
|2. Adams vs Leko
|| ||½-½||44||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|3. Topalov vs C Lutz
||1-0||34||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|4. Gelfand vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||39||2002||Dortmund Candidates||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|5. Topalov vs Gelfand
||1-0||39||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|6. C Lutz vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||50||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|7. Morozevich vs Adams
||½-½||27||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|8. Bareev vs Leko
||1-0||37||2002||Dortmund Candidates||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|9. Adams vs Bareev
|| ||½-½||31||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|10. Leko vs Morozevich
||½-½||41||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|11. Shirov vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||35||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B33 Sicilian|
|12. Gelfand vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||37||2002||Dortmund Candidates||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|13. Bareev vs Adams
|| ||½-½||25||2002||Dortmund Candidates||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|14. Topalov vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||58||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|15. Morozevich vs Leko
||½-½||55||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B30 Sicilian|
|16. C Lutz vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||25||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. Leko vs Bareev
||1-0||78||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|18. Shirov vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||69||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|19. Adams vs Morozevich
||½-½||46||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|20. Gelfand vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||19||2002||Dortmund Candidates||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|21. Shirov vs Gelfand
|| ||1-0||51||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B30 Sicilian|
|22. Leko vs Adams
||1-0||45||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|23. C Lutz vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||34||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|24. Bareev vs Morozevich
||1-0||40||2002||Dortmund Candidates||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|25. Topalov vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||38||2002||Dortmund Candidates||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39
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