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Corus Invitation Tens Tournament

Ian Rogers6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Andrei Istratescu6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Viorel Iordachescu6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Joost Berkvens5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Stefan van Blitterswijk4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Jan Smeets4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Daniel Stellwagen3/9(+2 -5 =2)[games]
Ron Nep2/9(+2 -7 =0)[games]
Masha Vladimirovna Klinova1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Corus Invitation Tens (2002)

Played in the De Moriaan community centre, Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands from January 18 (Round 1) to January 27 (Round 9), with a rest day on January 23. Ian Rogers and Andrei Istratescu achieved the prestigious first place (shared). Istratescu went through all the emotions in the last round with Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant, who narrowly missed out on a second full GM norm and first place in the tournament by her loss. Van Blitterswijk and Smeets achieved IM norms.

Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 18-27 January 2002

Age Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 =1 Rogers 41 2555 * 1 1 1 1 6 =1 Istratescu 26 2605 * 1 1 1 1 6 3 Iordachescu 24 2558 * 1 1 1 6 4 Arakhamia-Grant 33 2410 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 5 5 Berkvens 20 2461 0 0 * 0 1 1 1 1 5 =6 Van Blitterswijk 25 2384 0 1 * 0 1 4 =6 Smeets 16 2327 0 0 * 1 1 4 8 Stellwagen 14 2377 0 0 0 1 0 * 0 1 3 9 Nep 42 2362 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 2 10 Klinova 33 2432 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1

Category: VIII (2447). Ian Rogers qualified for Corus Group B (2003)

Wikipedia article: Tata Steel Chess Tournament#2002
TWIC #378 (http://theweekinchess.com/html/twic...)
FIDE report April 2002 (http://ratings.fide.com/tournament_...)
Leidsch Dagblad, 28 January 2002, p. 26 (https://leiden.courant.nu/issue/LD/...)
John B Henderson in The Scotsman, January 2002 (http://www.scrkuppenheim.de/heco/ar...)
Mihail-Viorel Ghinda in Revista Romana de Sah, 2/2002, pp. 15-19 (http://www.stere.ro/wp-content/uplo...)

Previous edition: Corus Reserve Group (2001). Next: Corus Invitation Tens (2003). See also Corus Group A (2002) and Corus Group B (2002).

Original collection: Game Collection: Corus Invitation Tens 2002 ny User: Tabanus. Round dates (January 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27) are from Leidsch Dagblad.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Klinova vs V Iordachescu  ½-½492002Corus Invitation TensB30 Sicilian
2. Stellwagen vs R Nep  0-1452002Corus Invitation TensB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
3. A Istratescu vs J Smeets  ½-½1002002Corus Invitation TensB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
4. I Rogers vs K Arakhamia-Grant  1-0352002Corus Invitation TensA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. S van Blitterswijk vs J Berkvens  1-0252002Corus Invitation TensB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
6. Stellwagen vs A Istratescu  0-11002002Corus Invitation TensB42 Sicilian, Kan
7. J Smeets vs I Rogers ½-½182002Corus Invitation TensB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. K Arakhamia-Grant vs S van Blitterswijk  ½-½502002Corus Invitation TensB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. J Berkvens vs Klinova  1-0392002Corus Invitation TensE90 King's Indian
10. R Nep vs V Iordachescu  0-1362002Corus Invitation TensA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. V Iordachescu vs J Berkvens  1-0712002Corus Invitation TensB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
12. Klinova vs K Arakhamia-Grant  0-1582002Corus Invitation TensB40 Sicilian
13. S van Blitterswijk vs J Smeets  ½-½222002Corus Invitation TensC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
14. I Rogers vs Stellwagen  ½-½312002Corus Invitation TensD02 Queen's Pawn Game
15. A Istratescu vs R Nep  1-0302002Corus Invitation TensB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
16. R Nep vs J Berkvens  0-1432002Corus Invitation TensD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. A Istratescu vs I Rogers  ½-½142002Corus Invitation TensA36 English
18. K Arakhamia-Grant vs V Iordachescu  ½-½542002Corus Invitation TensC42 Petrov Defense
19. J Smeets vs Klinova  ½-½272002Corus Invitation TensB07 Pirc
20. Stellwagen vs S van Blitterswijk 1-0382002Corus Invitation TensB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. I Rogers vs R Nep 1-0662002Corus Invitation TensD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. S van Blitterswijk vs A Istratescu  ½-½702002Corus Invitation TensB42 Sicilian, Kan
23. Klinova vs Stellwagen 0-1282002Corus Invitation TensC02 French, Advance
24. J Berkvens vs K Arakhamia-Grant  ½-½612002Corus Invitation TensE90 King's Indian
25. V Iordachescu vs J Smeets  ½-½162002Corus Invitation TensC53 Giuoco Piano
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