|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. V Zvjaginsev vs A Riazantsev
||1-0||29||2003||Aeroflot Open||A18 English, Mikenas-Carls|
|2. Bologan vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||46||2003||Aeroflot Open||B30 Sicilian|
|3. Van Wely vs A Kovchan
||1-0||50||2003||Aeroflot Open||D87 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|4. Morozevich vs S Savchenko
||1-0||25||2003||Aeroflot Open||B30 Sicilian|
|5. P Smirnov vs N V Vlassov
|| ||1-0||61||2003||Aeroflot Open||B01 Scandinavian|
|6. Kharlov vs Iskusnyh
|| ||1-0||21||2003||Aeroflot Open||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|7. M Gagunashvili vs Morozevich
|| ||1-0||40||2003||Aeroflot Open||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|8. Sutovsky vs A Goloshchapov
||1-0||37||2003||Aeroflot Open||C18 French, Winawer|
|9. Sadvakasov vs Korotylev
|| ||1-0||33||2003||Aeroflot Open||B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|10. B Avrukh vs I Kurnosov
|| ||1-0||40||2003||Aeroflot Open||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|11. Van Wely vs E Inarkiev
|| ||1-0||41||2003||Aeroflot Open||E97 King's Indian|
|12. Sutovsky vs Dvoirys
||1-0||26||2003||Aeroflot Open||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|13. V Zvjaginsev vs V S Popov
|| ||1-0||47||2003||Aeroflot Open||A27 English, Three Knights System|
|14. Bologan vs P Smirnov
||1-0||37||2003||Aeroflot Open||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|15. A Moiseenko vs M Gagunashvili
|| ||1-0||84||2003||Aeroflot Open||D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|16. A Deviatkin vs Eljanov
|| ||1-0||51||2003||Aeroflot Open||B30 Sicilian|
|17. Sakaev vs Z Izoria
|| ||1-0||36||2003||Aeroflot Open||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|18. Jakovenko vs E Postny
|| ||1-0||58||2003||Aeroflot Open||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|19. M Roiz vs A Shariyazdanov
|| ||1-0||46||2003||Aeroflot Open||E15 Queen's Indian|
|20. A G Aleksandrov vs A Lugovoi
||1-0||35||2003||Aeroflot Open||E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5|
|21. R Kempinski vs Van Wely
|| ||1-0||60||2003||Aeroflot Open||D71 Neo-Grunfeld|
|22. B Avrukh vs N V Vlassov
|| ||1-0||36||2003||Aeroflot Open||A50 Queen's Pawn Game|
|23. Van Wely vs S Chanda
|| ||1-0||44||2003||Aeroflot Open||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|24. Bologan vs V Milov
|| ||1-0||58||2003||Aeroflot Open||B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2|
|25. Svidler vs R Kempinski
||1-0||38||2003||Aeroflot Open||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
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