|Aeroflot Open (2002)|
The 1st Aeroflot Open was a 130-player Swiss held in Hotel Russia, Moscow, 5-10 February 2002 with double rounds on 5 (1 & 2), 7 (4 & 5) and 9 February (7 & 8). The A group, open for players rated above 2400, had more than 80 GMs, including top seed Ilya Yulyevich Smirin. First prize: EUR 25,000. Total prize fund (including groups B and C): EUR 150,000. Time control: 90 minutes for the whole game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. The organizers were Aeroflot - Russian Airlines, the Association of Chess Federations (of Northwest Russia) and the Committee on Tourism of the Government of Moscow. Chief organizer: Alexander Bakh. Chief arbiter: Geurt Gijssen.
Gregory Kaidanov won on tiebreak ahead of Grischuk and three other players, all five with 6.5/9.
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| page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 569
|1. Smirin vs T Markowski
|| ||0-1||47||2002||Aeroflot Open||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|2. Vasiukov vs Van Wely
||1-0||32||2002||Aeroflot Open||B53 Sicilian|
|3. Dreev vs V Yemelin
|| ||0-1||52||2002||Aeroflot Open||E12 Queen's Indian|
|4. Mamedyarov vs V Akopian
||0-1||35||2002||Aeroflot Open||E45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation|
|5. Grischuk vs K Miton
|| ||1-0||30||2002||Aeroflot Open||B30 Sicilian|
|6. B Kantsler vs Vaganian
|| ||0-1||32||2002||Aeroflot Open||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|7. Zvjaginsev vs G Sargissian
|| ||½-½||41||2002||Aeroflot Open||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|8. A Galliamova vs Onischuk
|| ||0-1||61||2002||Aeroflot Open||A04 Reti Opening|
|9. Rublevsky vs Kalinin
||1-0||29||2002||Aeroflot Open||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|10. A Riazantsev vs Bologan
|| ||½-½||33||2002||Aeroflot Open||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|11. A Aleksandrov vs A Lugovoi
|| ||1-0||31||2002||Aeroflot Open||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|12. E Prokopchuk vs Motylev
|| ||½-½||52||2002||Aeroflot Open||B54 Sicilian|
|13. S Vokarev vs Tkachiev
||0-1||21||2002||Aeroflot Open||B06 Robatsch|
|14. S Shipov vs N Rashkovsky
|| ||½-½||37||2002||Aeroflot Open||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|15. E Inarkiev vs P Tregubov
|| ||0-1||54||2002||Aeroflot Open||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|16. Filippov vs J Meister
|| ||½-½||59||2002||Aeroflot Open||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|17. E Postny vs M Kobalia
|| ||½-½||60||2002||Aeroflot Open||A87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation|
|18. Shabalov vs M Podgaets
|| ||½-½||32||2002||Aeroflot Open||E12 Queen's Indian|
|19. V Belov vs Macieja
|| ||0-1||38||2002||Aeroflot Open||E12 Queen's Indian|
|20. K Asrian vs M Gagunashvili
|| ||½-½||54||2002||Aeroflot Open||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|21. N Firman vs E Najer
||0-1||25||2002||Aeroflot Open||B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|22. Kaidanov vs V Varavin
|| ||1-0||45||2002||Aeroflot Open||E92 King's Indian|
|23. J Ulko vs M Magomedov
|| ||½-½||33||2002||Aeroflot Open||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|24. Milov vs R Ovetchkin
|| ||1-0||46||2002||Aeroflot Open||E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation|
|25. A Akhmetov vs X Bu
|| ||0-1||57||2002||Aeroflot Open||A75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4|
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