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European Championship Tournament

Bartlomiej Macieja9.5/13(+7 -1 =5)[games]
Mikhail Gurevich9/13(+6 -1 =6)[games]
Sergey Volkov9/13(+8 -3 =2)[games]
Merab Gagunashvili9/13(+6 -1 =6)[games]
Gabriel Sargissian9/13(+5 -0 =8)[games]
Sarunas Sulskis8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Vugar Gashimov8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Vadim Milov8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Karen Asrian8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Andrei Kharlov8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Alexander Galkin8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Baadur Jobava8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Alexander Graf8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Zurab Sturua8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Zviad Izoria8/13(+3 -0 =10)[games]
Levon Aronian8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Valerij Popov8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
David Shengelia7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Bartosz Socko7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Aleksej Aleksandrov7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Aleksander Petkov Delchev7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Mihail Marin7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Giorgi Kacheishvili7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Alexander Riazantsev7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Mikhael Mchedlishvili7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Vladimir Baklan7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Artashes Minasian7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Michal Krasenkow7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
* (101 players total; 72 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
European Championship (2002)

The 3rd European Championship was a 101-player 13-round Swiss tournament held in Batumi, Georgia, 12-27 June 2002, with rest days on 19 and 25 June and a day for playoffs on 27 June. The players could choose between six different hotels to stay in. Organizers: European Chess Union (ECU), Georgian Chess Federation and Black Sea Chess Association. Of the 101 participants there were 41 GMs, 2 WGMs and 23 IMs. The first five players would qualify for the 2003/2004 World Chess Championship. Time control: 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. DGT chess clocks would be used. Prize fund: $50,000 (minus 15% for FIDE and ECU taxes), a considerable reduction from 2001. First prize $10,000, 2nd prize $7,000, 3rd prize $5,000. Chief arbiter: Dirk de Ridder. Chairman of appeals committee: Boris Kutin. Play began each day at 4 pm. N games played: 649 Classical + 8 Rapid = 657.

Bartlomiej Macieja won the event with 9.5/13. He and the four players with 9/13 qualified for the FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004). Four playoff matches (15 min + 10 sec) for 2nd-5th place were held on 27 June: Volkov beat Sargissian 1- and Gurevich beat Gagunashvili 1-, after which Gurevich took 2nd place by beating Volkov 1-. Gagunashvili took 4th place by beating Sargissian 1-. See 3rd EU-ch playoff (2002).

Sources

Official site: https://web.archive.org/web/2002080...
Regulations: https://web.archive.org/web/2002072...
Chess-Results: https://chess-results.com/tnr1145.a...
Mark Weeks: https://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/zo...
ChessBase: https://en.chessbase.com/post/batum...
Olimpbase: http://www.olimpbase.org/ind-eicc/e...
TWIC: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...

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 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 592  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Gagunashvili vs A Aleksandrov  ½-½672002European ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
2. B Socko vs T Bae  1-0292002European ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
3. Z Mamedjarova vs Jakovenko  0-1402002European ChampionshipD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
4. M Marin vs Y Bayram  1-0342002European ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
5. G Sargissian vs D Urushadze  1-0352002European ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
6. E Karadeniz vs Z Izoria  0-1202002European ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Delchev vs T Yilmaz  1-0322002European ChampionshipC28 Vienna Game
8. J Makharadze vs T Gelashvili  ½-½1332002European ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. A Goloshchapov vs M Erdogdu  1-0292002European ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. A Olcayoz vs Mamedyarov ½-½322002European ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
11. M Mchedlishvili vs A Essing  1-0192002European ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. S Gurcan vs T Markowski  0-1282002European ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. A Ipek vs A Riazantsev  0-1422002European ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. R Bagirov vs S Mareck  1-0262002European ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
15. H Erdogan vs G Guseinov  1-0932002European ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. K Supatashvili vs Z Kamadadze  ½-½472002European ChampionshipE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
17. P Klerides vs H Kallio  0-1352002European ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
18. S Dovliatov vs Z Sturua  ½-½372002European ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
19. A Galkin vs L Aroshidze  1-0462002European ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
20. U Atakisi vs R Kempinski  ½-½112002European ChampionshipB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. M Gurevich vs V Gashimov 1-0552002European ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
22. M G Petrov vs Krasenkow  ½-½322002European ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
23. I Cheparinov vs A Graf  0-1442002European ChampionshipC14 French, Classical
24. S Volkov vs Jirovsky  1-0962002European ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Chibukhchian vs Minasian  ½-½302002European ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-14-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Chess-Results has wrong tie-break scores (TB1) for places 2nd-9th. For places 6th-9th (those with 8,5 points) there were no tiebreak matches.

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