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🏆 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: Rafael Vaganian

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vaganian vs I Miladinovic  ½-½302001European ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
2. S Savchenko vs Vaganian  ½-½122001European ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Vaganian vs G Sargissian  1-0512001European ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. V Chuchelov vs Vaganian  0-1332001European ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Vaganian vs T Luther  ½-½1012001European ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
6. A Greenfeld vs Vaganian  0-1402001European ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Vaganian vs B Avrukh  ½-½252001European ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
8. Galego vs Vaganian  ½-½942001European ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Vaganian vs V Iordachescu  1-0702001European ChampionshipA13 English
10. Vaganian vs Van Wely  ½-½102001European ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
11. Timoshenko vs Vaganian  ½-½142001European ChampionshipD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
12. A Anastasian vs Vaganian  ½-½132001European ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. Vaganian vs Tiviakov  ½-½112001European ChampionshipA14 English
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  Tabanus: <No less than 142 GMs> Is this the record high number of GMs in a Swiss tournament?

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