|Aeroflot Open (2003)|
The 2nd Aeroflot Open was a 201-player Swiss held in Hotel Rossija (Russia), Moscow, 11-19 February 2003. The A group, for players rated above 2400, saw 143 GMs with Alexander Grischuk as top-seed fighting for the EUR 25,000 first prize and a place in the Dortmund tournament in July. Total prize fund (including groups B and C): EUR 150,000. Time controls: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 60 more minutes for the next 20 moves, then 30 more minutes till the end of the game. The organizers were Aeroflot - Russian Airlines, the Association of Chess Federations (of Northwest Russia) and the Committee on Tourism of the Municipality of Moscow. Chief organizer and tournament director: Alexander Bakh. Chief arbiter: Geurt Gijssen. The organizers provided about 94 pgn's + scanned scoresheets for almost all games.
Viktor Antonovich Bologan won on tiebreak ahead of Aleksandrov, Fedorov and Svidler, all four with 7/9. Bologan qualified for Dortmund Sparkassen (2003) (which he also won).
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|1. S Guliev vs Granda Zuniga
|| ||0-1||11||2003||Aeroflot Open||A60 Benoni Defense|
|2. O Danielian vs A G Aleksandrov
|| ||0-1||28||2003||Aeroflot Open||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|3. Adianto vs V Zvjaginsev
||0-1||67||2003||Aeroflot Open||B40 Sicilian|
|4. D Sharavdorj vs Bu Xiangzhi
|| ||0-1||48||2003||Aeroflot Open||D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|5. Shabalov vs Kulaots
||0-1||47||2003||Aeroflot Open||E12 Queen's Indian|
|6. Eljanov vs A G Aleksandrov
||0-1||56||2003||Aeroflot Open||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|7. Granda Zuniga vs Romanishin
|| ||0-1||26||2003||Aeroflot Open||A13 English|
|8. O Alexandrova vs Svidler
|| ||0-1||46||2003||Aeroflot Open||D86 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|9. A Poluljahov vs V Milov
|| ||0-1||27||2003||Aeroflot Open||E70 King's Indian|
|10. Efimenko vs Kaidanov
|| ||0-1||39||2003||Aeroflot Open||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|11. Morozevich vs Anastasian
||0-1||31||2003||Aeroflot Open||C10 French|
|12. Van Wely vs Ulibin
||0-1||39||2003||Aeroflot Open||A90 Dutch|
|13. Zagrebelny vs Morozevich
||0-1||33||2003||Aeroflot Open||C03 French, Tarrasch|
|14. A Ramirez Alvarez vs Yurtaev
|| ||0-1||19||2003||Aeroflot Open||A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation|
|15. M Gagunashvili vs Sutovsky
|| ||0-1||53||2003||Aeroflot Open||D76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6|
|16. A Berelowitsch vs Svidler
||0-1||33||2003||Aeroflot Open||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|17. V Zvjaginsev vs A G Aleksandrov
||0-1||20||2003||Aeroflot Open||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. M M Kazhgaleyev vs Fedorov
|| ||0-1||63||2003||Aeroflot Open||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|19. Jobava vs Granda Zuniga
||0-1||40||2003||Aeroflot Open||C52 Evans Gambit|
|20. P M Kotsur vs Morozevich
||0-1||39||2003||Aeroflot Open||A22 English|
|21. Fressinet vs Svidler
|| ||0-1||34||2003||Aeroflot Open||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|22. T Hillarp Persson vs A Ramirez Alvarez
|| ||0-1||46||2003||Aeroflot Open||A57 Benko Gambit|
|23. Sveshnikov vs V Malakhov
|| ||0-1||33||2003||Aeroflot Open||E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System|
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