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🏆 Biel (2001) Chess Event Description
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: Joel Lautier

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pelletier vs Lautier  ½-½512001BielA17 English
2. Lautier vs Svidler 0-1402001BielD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
3. Grischuk vs Lautier  ½-½262001BielC53 Giuoco Piano
4. Lautier vs Gelfand  ½-½202001BielE15 Queen's Indian
5. Korchnoi vs Lautier 1-0582001BielD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Lautier vs Pelletier  ½-½362001BielD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Svidler vs Lautier  ½-½252001BielB30 Sicilian
8. Lautier vs Grischuk ½-½282001BielD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
9. Lautier vs Korchnoi 1-0432001BielE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
10. Gelfand vs Lautier  ½-½522001BielE15 Queen's Indian
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  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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