Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

🏆 European Championship (2001) Chess Event Description
The 2nd European Championship was a 13-round Swiss tournament held in Ohrid, Macedonia, 1-15 June 2001, with a rest day on 8 June, and a day for playoffs on 15 June. No less than 142 GMs (of which 40 were rated >2600), 38 IMs, 14 FMs and 9 other players participated. The players were obligated to stay in Hotel Desaret. The top 46 players would qualify for the World Championship knockout tournament in Moscow in November. FIDE's new and faster time control was used: 75 minutes for the first 40 moves, 15 mo ... [more]

Player: Ruslan Ponomariov

 page 1 of 1; 13 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Aronian vs Ponomariov  ½-½252001European ChampionshipB07 Pirc
2. Ponomariov vs Blehm  ½-½192001European ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
3. N Sulava vs Ponomariov  0-1852001European ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
4. Ponomariov vs Neverov  ½-½372001European ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. S Volkov vs Ponomariov  0-1432001European ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. Ponomariov vs Psakhis  1-0502001European ChampionshipC11 French
7. Macieja vs Ponomariov  ½-½192001European ChampionshipB07 Pirc
8. Ponomariov vs Motylev  ½-½192001European ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
9. Lputian vs Ponomariov  ½-½172001European ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
10. Ponomariov vs A Greenfeld 1-0312001European ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
11. Aseev vs Ponomariov 0-1632001European ChampionshipA58 Benko Gambit
12. Ponomariov vs Milov 1-0282001European ChampionshipB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
13. Ponomariov vs Sutovsky  ½-½242001European ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Ponomariov wins | Ponomariov loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: <No less than 142 GMs> Is this the record high number of GMs in a Swiss tournament?

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific tournament only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC