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🏆 Biel (2001)

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The 34th annual Biel International Chess Festival was a category XVII event held in Biel, Switzerland from July 22nd to August 3rd, 2001. Six grandmasters were invited to take part in the double round robin tournament. The participants were (in order of ELO): Boris Gelfand (2714), Peter Svidler (2695), Joel Lautier (2675), Alexander Grischuk (2669), Viktor Korchnoi (2617), and Yannick Pelletier (2531). Veteran Grandmaster Korchnoi showed the newest generation of chess whippersnappers that he still had the o ... [more]

Player: Yannick Pelletier

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pelletier vs Lautier  ½-½512001BielA17 English
2. Gelfand vs Pelletier  1-0552001BielD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. Pelletier vs Korchnoi 1-0322001BielA14 English
4. Grischuk vs Pelletier ½-½612001BielC02 French, Advance
5. Pelletier vs Svidler 1-0272001BielD85 Grunfeld
6. Lautier vs Pelletier  ½-½362001BielD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Pelletier vs Gelfand ½-½422001BielE12 Queen's Indian
8. Korchnoi vs Pelletier 1-0472001BielD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. Svidler vs Pelletier ½-½592001BielC18 French, Winawer
10. Pelletier vs Grischuk  0-1372001BielD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-03-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Clear first for the GM who brought the average rating down and average age up.

At the age of 70 one can forget calculation and play simply by Fingerspitzengefühl.

Jul-24-20  redribbon3700: Insane that Korchnoi won this tourney at age 70 vs such good competition.

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