Kortchnoï frappe d'entrée

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7/23/2002 – Korchnoi starts with a bang. The 71-year-old veteran is once again show his opponents that he is not yet finished with chess – not by a long shot. With a win and a draw he leads the field at the Biel Chess Festival, which is being covered live (from 14:00 MET) on the Playchess server. In the evening at 20:00 MET the best games of the day are discussed there by GM Miso Cebalo. More

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Internationales Schachfestival
Festival international d’échecs
International Chess Festival
Biel – Bienne (CH) 20.7. - 3.8.2002

während der Schweizerischen Landesausstellung
pendant l'Exposition Nationale Suisse
during the Swiss National Exhibition

Biel Expo.02

GM tournament:
July 22 – 1st August 2002 (double round robin)
Categorie 16, Elo Average: 2639

GM Smirin ISR 2685 Elo FIDE Nr. 17
GM Dreev RUS 2677 FIDE Nr. 19
GM Vallejo Pons ESP 2638 FIDE Nr. 49
GM Kortschnoi SUI 2635 FIDE Nr. 52
GM Tkachiev FRA 2633 FIDE Nr. 55
GM Pelletier SUI 2568 FIDE Nr. 187

Special event:
Swiss National Team vs Shredder (multiple computer chess world champion)
July 26, 20:00h MET: Shredder vs GM Pelletier
July 27, 20:00h MET: Shredder vs GM Milov
July 28, 20:00h MET: Shredder vs IM Jenni
July 29, 20:00h MET: Shredder vs IM Hug

Grandmaster analysis
Every day one of the GMs analyses his games
July 22, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31. at 20:00h MET.
Moderation GM Cebalo


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