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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: Boris Gelfand

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gelfand vs Korchnoi 0-1502001BielD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
2. Gelfand vs Pelletier  1-0552001BielD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. Svidler vs Gelfand  ½-½212001BielC42 Petrov Defense
4. Lautier vs Gelfand  ½-½202001BielE15 Queen's Indian
5. Gelfand vs Grischuk  ½-½292001BielD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. Korchnoi vs Gelfand  ½-½222001BielE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
7. Pelletier vs Gelfand ½-½422001BielE12 Queen's Indian
8. Gelfand vs Svidler  ½-½282001BielA15 English
9. Grischuk vs Gelfand  ½-½252001BielC42 Petrov Defense
10. Gelfand vs Lautier  ½-½522001BielE15 Queen's Indian
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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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