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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: Viktor Korchnoi

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gelfand vs Korchnoi 0-1502001BielD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
2. Korchnoi vs Grischuk 1-0492001BielD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Pelletier vs Korchnoi 1-0322001BielA14 English
4. Svidler vs Korchnoi  ½-½202001BielC11 French
5. Korchnoi vs Lautier 1-0582001BielD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Korchnoi vs Gelfand  ½-½222001BielE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
7. Grischuk vs Korchnoi ½-½312001BielC02 French, Advance
8. Korchnoi vs Pelletier 1-0472001BielD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. Lautier vs Korchnoi 1-0432001BielE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
10. Korchnoi vs Svidler ½-½162001BielD85 Grunfeld
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-03-17  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 Fingerspitzengef├╝hl.

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

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