Aronian catches Polgar in Holland

by ChessBase
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...

ChessBase 17 - Mega package - Edition 2024 ChessBase 17 - Mega package - Edition 2024

It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy the game even more.


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

Reports about chess: tournaments, championships, portraits, interviews, World Championships, product launches and more.


Rules for reader comments


Not registered yet? Register