Aronian catches Polgar in Holland

10/17/2003 – The 21-year-old former junior world champion Levon Aronian, originally from Armenia, now living in Germany, has caught up with Judit Polgar in the Essent Chess Tournament in Hoogeveen, Holland. With one round to go the two youngest players lead the field with 3.0/5. At the bottom of the table is ex-world champion Anatoly Karpov (1.5 points). More...

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Essent Chess Tournament 2003

The double round robin Crown Group at the Essent Chess Tournament in Hoogeveen, the Netherlands, started on Octopber 12, 2003. It ends on October 18. There is also an Open Group (10 -18 October 2003) with a number of GMs, as well as an Amateur's Group.

Here are the results of the Crown Group going into the final round on Saturday:

The four players: Judit Polgar, Levon Aronian, Anatoly Karpov and Ivan Sokolov

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