Alekhine Memorial

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Alekhine Memorial is a recurring chess tournament honoring the former world chess champion Alexander Alekhine.

Winners[edit]

Year Host cities Winners Points Players
1956 Moscow, Soviet Union  Mikhail Botvinnik (Soviet Union)
 Vasily Smyslov (Soviet Union)
11/15 16
1971 Moscow, Soviet Union  Anatoly Karpov (Soviet Union)
 Leonid Stein (Soviet Union)
11/17 18
1975 Moscow, Soviet Union  Efim Geller (Soviet Union) 10½/15 16
1986 Cascais, Portugal  Vladimir Bagirov (Soviet Union) 7/10 11
2013 Paris, France
Saint Petersburg, Russia
 Levon Aronian (Armenia) 5½/9 10

Alekhine Memorial 2013[edit]

The first part of the tournament (rounds 1–5) was held at the pavilion built in the Tuileries Garden in Paris, France, on 20–25 April 2013.[1] The second part (rounds 6–9) was held at the Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on 28 April – 1 May 2013.[2] The prize money of the tournament is 100,000.[3]

Tie breaks[edit]

In the case that two or more players have equal points, the following criteria were utilized to decide the placings:[3]

  1. The largest number of games played with the black pieces.
  2. The largest number of wins.
  3. The result of the personal match.
  4. The Koya score.
  5. The Sonneborn-Berger score.

Standings[edit]

Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Points Black Wins H2H Koya SB
1  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2809 X ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 1 5 3
2  Boris Gelfand (Israel) 2739 ½ X ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 2
3  Viswanathan Anand (India) 2783 ½ ½ X 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 5.0 4 2
4  Michael Adams (England) 2727 ½ 0 1 X ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 5 2
5  Nikita Vitiugov (Russia) 2712 ½ ½ ½ ½ X ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 5 1 0.5 3.5 20.25
6  Laurent Fressinet (France) 2706 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ X 1 ½ ½ ½ 5 1 0.5 3.5 20.00
7  Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) 2801 0 ½ ½ 1 1 0 X ½ ½ ½ 4 2 0.5 3.5
8  Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) 2722 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ X 1 1 4 2 0.5 2.5
9  Ding Liren (China) 2707 1 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 X ½ 4 1
10  Peter Svidler (Russia) 2747 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ X 3.0 4 0

References[edit]

External links[edit]