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Dortmund Sparkassen Tournament

Peter Leko5/7(+3 -0 =4)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik4.5/7(+2 -0 =5)[games]
Anatoly Karpov4/7(+1 -0 =6)[games]
Viswanathan Anand4/7(+1 -0 =6)[games]
Michael Adams4/7(+2 -1 =4)[games]
Ivan Sokolov2.5/7(+0 -2 =5)[games]
Veselin Topalov2/7(+1 -4 =2)[games]
Jan Timman2/7(+1 -4 =2)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Dortmund Sparkassen (1999)

The 27th Dortmunder Sparkassen Chess-Meeting took place in the Dortmunder Opernhaus (Theater, Schauspielhaus) in Dortmund, Germany 10-17 July 1999. Rest day: July 13. Games started at 2 pm local time. Organizers: Dortmund city, Stadtsparkasse Dortmund and Schachfreunde DO-Brackel. The young Hungarian Peter Leko won with 5/7, half a point over future world champion Kramnik. This was Leko's first elite tournament victory.

Age Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Leko 19 2701 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 5 2 Kramnik 24 2760 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 4½ 3 Karpov 48 2700 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 4 4 Anand 29 2771 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 4 5 Adams 27 2708 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 1 4 6 Sokolov 31 2656 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * 0 ½ 2½ 7 Topalov 24 2690 0 0 ½ ½ 0 1 * 0 2 8 Timman 47 2650 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 * 2

Category: XIX (2705).

The Masters tournament (10-player round robin, Category X) was won by Eckhard Schmittdiel ahead of Zoltan Varga, both with 6/9. The Open A Swiss tournament was won by 17-year-old Olaf Wegener with 8/10.

Wikipedia article: Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting
TeleSchach: http://teleschach.com/berichte/dort...
TWIC 1: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
TWIC 2: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
Rediff: https://www.rediff.com/sports/1999/...
Délmagyarország, 19 July 1999, p. 1: https://library.hungaricana.hu/en/v...

Previous: Dortmund Sparkassen (1998). Next: Dortmund Sparkassen (2000)

Original collections: Game Collection: Dortmund 1999 by User: suenteus po 147 and Game Collection: Dortmund Sparkassen 1999 by User: Tabanus.

 page 1 of 1; 3 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Topalov vs Leko 0-1481999Dortmund SparkassenC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
2. Timman vs Kramnik 0-1281999Dortmund SparkassenB50 Sicilian
3. Topalov vs Adams 0-1491999Dortmund SparkassenE15 Queen's Indian
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