|Dortmund Candidates (2002)|
The 30th Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting took place in the "Golden Hall" of the Westfalenhallen Congress Center in Dortmund, Germany 6-21 July 2002. Rest days (except for tiebreaks): July 12 & 17. The tournament in 2002 also served as a Candidates tournament, to select a challenger for world champion Vladimir Kramnik. Chief arbiter: Andrzej Filipowicz. The 8 players were divided into two groups (A and B), each playing a double round robin with Classical time control. Then the two best in each group played a KO tournament with four Classical games, and if necessary Rapid and Blitz games. Peter Leko won the event by beating Topalov 2½-1½ in the final:
Group A (6-11 July):
Group A playoff (12 July):
01 02 03 04
=1 Shirov 2697 ** ½½ ½1 ½1 4
=1 Topalov 2745 ½½ ** 1½ 1½ 4
3 Gelfand 2710 ½0 0½ ** 1½ 2½
4 Lutz 2655 ½0 0½ 0½ ** 1½
Group B (6-11 July):
Shirov ½1 1½
Topalov ½0 ½
Knockouts (13-21 July):
01 02 03 04
1 Bareev 2726 ** 10 ½½ 11 4
2 Leko 2722 01 ** ½1 ½½ 3½
3 Adams 2752 ½½ ½0 ** ½½ 2½
4 Morozevich 2716 00 ½½ ½½ ** 2
Leko advanced to the Kramnik - Leko Classical World Championship Match (2004). The victory was no doubt deserved, but Garry Kasparov (who felt he should have a re-match with Kramnik), Viswanathan Anand (who was bound by his contract with FIDE), Ruslan Ponomariov (the FIDE world champion) and Vassily Ivanchuk did not participate.
Leko 1½1- -- 2½
Shirov 0½0- -- ½
Leko 110½ 2½
Topalov 001½ 1½
Topalov 1001 ½1 3½
Bareev 0110 ½0 2½
The match between David Baramidze and Alisa Maric was won by the former with 4½-3½. The match between 16-year-old Arkadij Naiditsch and Jan Timman ended 4-4. The Open A swiss tournament was won by Tigran Nalbandian with 9/11.
FIDE rating list July 2002: http://fidelists.blogspot.com/2008/...
TeleSchach 1: http://teleschach.de/dortmund-2002/
TeleSchach 2: http://teleschach.de/dortmund-2002/...
TWIC 1: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
TWIC 2: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
Mark Weeks: https://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/a2...
Délmagyarország, 22 July 2002, p. 14: https://library.hungaricana.hu/en/v...
Christopher Lutz and Juergen Daniel in Jaque 557, pp. 36-39: http://www.bartelski.pl/olimpbase/l...
Wikipedia: Wikipedia article: Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting#2002
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Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund Candidates 2002 by User: Tabanus.
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39
|1. Adams vs Leko
|| ||½-½||44||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|2. Topalov vs C Lutz
||1-0||34||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|3. Gelfand vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||39||2002||Dortmund Candidates||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|4. Morozevich vs Bareev
||0-1||40||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack|
|5. Bareev vs Leko
||1-0||37||2002||Dortmund Candidates||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|6. C Lutz vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||50||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|7. Topalov vs Gelfand
||1-0||39||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|8. Morozevich vs Adams
||½-½||27||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|9. Shirov vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||35||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B33 Sicilian|
|10. Gelfand vs C Lutz
||1-0||37||2002||Dortmund Candidates||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|11. Adams vs Bareev
|| ||½-½||31||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|12. Leko vs Morozevich
||½-½||41||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|13. Topalov vs Shirov
||½-½||58||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|14. C Lutz vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||25||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|15. Bareev vs Adams
|| ||½-½||25||2002||Dortmund Candidates||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|16. Morozevich vs Leko
||½-½||55||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B30 Sicilian|
|17. Adams vs Morozevich
||½-½||46||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|18. Gelfand vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||19||2002||Dortmund Candidates||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|19. Shirov vs C Lutz
||1-0||69||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|20. Leko vs Bareev
||1-0||78||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|21. Shirov vs Gelfand
||1-0||51||2002||Dortmund Candidates||B30 Sicilian|
|22. Bareev vs Morozevich
||1-0||40||2002||Dortmund Candidates||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|23. Leko vs Adams
||1-0||45||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C42 Petrov Defense|
|24. C Lutz vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||34||2002||Dortmund Candidates||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|25. Topalov vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||38||2002||Dortmund Candidates||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39
|Feb-08-20|| ||amadeus: July 2002 - FIDE Rating List
1 . Kasparov, Garry RUS : 2838
2 . Kramnik, Vladimir RUS : 2807
3 . Anand, Viswanathan IND : 2755
4 . Adams, Michael ENG : 2752
5 . Topalov, Veselin BUL : 2745
6 . Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR : 2743
7 . Bareev, Evgeny RUS : 2726
8 . Leko, Peter HUN : 2722
9 . Morozevich, Alexander RUS : 2716
10 . Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR : 2711
Dortmunder Sparkassen Chess Meeting 2002
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