|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: https://web.archive.org/web/2003021...
Stewart Reuben in Arbiting Matters Too, January 2014, pp. 6-7: https://web.archive.org/web/2014080...
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|1. J Shaw vs E Soh
|| ||1-0||33||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B06 Robatsch|
|2. Tiviakov vs M Tissir
|| ||1-0||44||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|3. H Hamdouchi vs U Zak
|| ||1-0||34||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|4. M Palac vs J Radovanovic
|| ||1-0||54||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B57 Sicilian|
|5. T Luther vs B Baum
|| ||1-0||36||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B07 Pirc|
|6. M Pavlovic vs Y Malinarski
|| ||1-0||36||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B83 Sicilian|
|7. P Cramling vs C Vinas Guerrero
|| ||1-0||25||2003||Gibraltar Masters||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|8. Jonkman vs M Gonzalez Amaya
|| ||1-0||29||2003||Gibraltar Masters||C30 King's Gambit Declined|
|9. C McNab vs H Haugsrud
|| ||1-0||37||2003||Gibraltar Masters||A10 English|
|10. A Ledger vs E Eliassen
|| ||1-0||33||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B27 Sicilian|
|11. Speelman vs P Gayson
||1-0||47||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B40 Sicilian|
|12. McShane vs M Schmitz
|| ||1-0||24||2003||Gibraltar Masters||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|13. D H Campora vs P Straub
|| ||1-0||39||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B30 Sicilian|
|14. Kotronias vs P Cramling
|| ||1-0||32||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|15. P Gayson vs K White
|| ||1-0||31||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|16. M Tissir vs M Matto
|| ||1-0||38||2003||Gibraltar Masters||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|17. U Zak vs O B Vea
|| ||1-0||34||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B30 Sicilian|
|18. Korneev vs Jonkman
|| ||1-0||55||2003||Gibraltar Masters||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|19. Short vs A Ledger
|| ||1-0||38||2003||Gibraltar Masters||C42 Petrov Defense|
|20. S Ledger vs M Young
|| ||1-0||17||2003||Gibraltar Masters||A80 Dutch|
|21. B Baum vs F R Lund
|| ||1-0||90||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|22. Barsov vs P Gayson
|| ||1-0||30||2003||Gibraltar Masters||A81 Dutch|
|23. I Thompson vs H Haugsrud
|| ||1-0||26||2003||Gibraltar Masters||A10 English|
|24. H Hamdouchi vs S Ledger
|| ||1-0||58||2003||Gibraltar Masters||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|25. R Bellin vs M Schmitz
|| ||1-0||30||2003||Gibraltar Masters||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
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