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🏆 Gibraltar Masters (2003)

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Luke McShane, Nigel Short, Sergei Tiviakov, Vladimir Epishin, Zoltan Gyimesi, Oleg Korneev, Jonathan Speelman, Vasilios Kotronias, Simen Agdestein, Hichem Hamdouchi, Dimitri Reinderman, Mladen Palac, Thomas Luther, Sarunas Sulskis, Milos Pavlovic, Bogdan Lalic, Daniel Hugo Campora, Pia Cramling, Alexei Barsov, Harmen Jonkman, Harold James Plaskett, Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez, Darryl K Johansen, Alexander Cherniaev, John K Shaw, Colin McNab, Mohamed Tissir, Aleksandar H Wohl, Andrew Ledger, Robert Bellin, Eirik T Gullaksen, Jovica Radovanovic, Nora Medvegy, Bernd Baum, Ian D Thompson, David J Ledger, Stephen W Giddins, Uriel Zak, John D Bick, Peter M Gayson, Odin Blikra Vea, Stephen Ledger, Enrique Osuna Vega, Andreas Arnold Schmitz, Peter Straub, Yehuda Malinarski, Carlos Vinas Guerrero, Manuela Schmitz, Stale Sending, Kevin D White, Edmund Soh, Frode Ryan Lund, David Sedgwick, Hakon Haugsrud, Melvin J Young, Erik Eliassen, Manuel Matto, Alejandro Cardenas Romo, Millan Gonzalez Amaya Chess Event Description
Gibraltar Masters (2003)

The first Gibraltar Masters tournament was a 59-player 10-round Swiss held in the Caleta Hotel, La Caleta (Catalan Bay), Gibraltar, 28 January to 6 February 2003. Main sponsor: Gibtelecom, the largest telecommunications provider in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. Time control: 120 minutes for the whole game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. First to fifth prizes: GBP 4000, 2500, 1500, 1000, 600. There was also an Amateurs tournament, and some evening blitz events. Entry fee: Free for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. All others: GBP 40. Chief organizers: Stewart Reuben and David Sedgwick. Chief arbiter: David Welch? Rounds started at 3 pm.

Vasilios Kotronias and Nigel Short shared the victory with 7.5/10.

Official site:
Stewart Reuben in Arbiting Matters Too, January 2014, pp. 6-7:

Next: Gibraltar Masters (2004)

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 240  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Korneev vs Speelman  ½-½512003Gibraltar MastersB10 Caro-Kann
2. Barsov vs S Ledger  ½-½562003Gibraltar MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. N Medvegy vs Short  0-1602003Gibraltar MastersC03 French, Tarrasch
4. Tiviakov vs M Tissir  1-0442003Gibraltar MastersB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. R Bellin vs Epishin 0-1252003Gibraltar MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. H Hamdouchi vs U Zak  1-0342003Gibraltar MastersB25 Sicilian, Closed
7. J Bick vs Korneev  0-1292003Gibraltar MastersD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. M Palac vs J Radovanovic  1-0542003Gibraltar MastersB57 Sicilian
9. D J Ledger vs Z Gyimesi  ½-½852003Gibraltar MastersB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
10. T Luther vs B Baum  1-0362003Gibraltar MastersB07 Pirc
11. E Osuna Vega vs Kotronias  0-1312003Gibraltar MastersA04 Reti Opening
12. S W Giddins vs S Sulskis 0-1422003Gibraltar MastersA37 English, Symmetrical
13. M Pavlovic vs Y Malinarski  1-0362003Gibraltar MastersB83 Sicilian
14. A Schmitz vs B Lalic  0-1392003Gibraltar MastersB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. F R Lund vs Cherniaev 0-1412003Gibraltar MastersA00 Uncommon Opening
16. P Cramling vs C Vinas Guerrero  1-0252003Gibraltar MastersD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. Jonkman vs M Gonzalez Amaya  1-0292003Gibraltar MastersC30 King's Gambit Declined
18. C McNab vs H Haugsrud  1-0372003Gibraltar MastersA10 English
19. O B Vea vs A H Wohl  0-1312003Gibraltar MastersA00 Uncommon Opening
20. A Ledger vs E Eliassen  1-0332003Gibraltar MastersB27 Sicilian
21. Speelman vs P Gayson 1-0472003Gibraltar MastersB40 Sicilian
22. I Thompson vs S Agdestein  0-1332003Gibraltar MastersA04 Reti Opening
23. McShane vs M Schmitz  1-0242003Gibraltar MastersC05 French, Tarrasch
24. S Sending vs D Reinderman 0-1312003Gibraltar MastersB33 Sicilian
25. D H Campora vs P Straub  1-0392003Gibraltar MastersB30 Sicilian
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