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🏆 Dannemann Match (2003)

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kosteniuk vs Karjakin ½-½412003Dannemann MatchC67 Ruy Lopez
2. Karjakin vs Kosteniuk  ½-½262003Dannemann MatchB32 Sicilian
3. Kosteniuk vs Karjakin ½-½302003Dannemann MatchC67 Ruy Lopez
4. Karjakin vs Kosteniuk  ½-½332003Dannemann MatchB32 Sicilian
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  Penguincw: Amazing.Karjakin was only about 13 at the time.
Aug-30-16  diagonal: The match <Dannemann Classico 2003> near Ascona in Switzerland was sometimes labelled "Youngest Grandmaster of the World" (Karjakin got the GM title in 2002 at the age of 12 years 7 months - a record that still stands!) vs. "Women's reigning Vice World Champion".

Kosteniuk (born 1984) later was also Women's World Chess Champion, her greatest success, winning the Women's World Chess Championship 2008, beating in the final the young(er) Chinese prodigy Hou Yifan. When playing Karjakin, she was not yet a 'male' grandmaster, but already a WGM and IM.

Age limits were discussed indeed - but for other reasons, <you had to be at least 21 years old to be allowed to watch the match sur place>:

Picture of young Karjakin (born 1990), he beat Kosteniuk (born 1984) convincingly:

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