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35th Chess Olympiad

The 35th Chess Olympiad, organized by the Federation Internationale des Echecs and comprising an open and womens tournament, took place between October 25 and November 11, 2002, in Bled, Slovenia. There were 135 teams in the open event and 90 in the womens event. Both tournament sections were officiated by international arbiter Geurt Gijssen Netherlands. Teams were paired across the 14 rounds of competition according to the Swiss system. The open division was played over four boards per round, whilst the womens was played over three. In the event of a draw, the tie-break was decided by 1. ...

Aeroflot Open

The Aeroflot Open is an annual open chess tournament played in Moscow and sponsored by the airline Aeroflot. It was established in 2002 and quickly grew to be the strongest open tournament; in 2013 it was converted to a rapid and blitz event, while in 2014 it wasnt held. The first event had around 80 grandmasters, while in the second event 150 grandmasters participated. The tournament is played using the Swiss system and the winner is invited to the Dortmund chess tournament held later in the same year, a tradition begun in 2003. Beside the main tournament, there are also B and C-class tou ...

Chess World Cup 2002

The FIDE World Cup 2002, marketed as the Second Chess World Cup, was a 24-player Category XVI chess tournament played between 9 October and 22 October 2002 in Hyderabad, India. The tournament was hosted at Ramoji Film City and organized by FIDE in conjunction with the All India Chess Federation. Former World Cup winner Viswanathan Anand defeated Rustam Kasimdzhanov in the final to retain the title.


ⓘ 2002 in chess

  • Events in chess during the year 2002 The Manhattan Chess Club closes. Founded in 1877, it was the second oldest chess club in the United States. FIDE
  • The FIDE World Chess Championship 2002 was held in Moscow, Russia. The first six rounds were played between 27 November and 14 December 2001, and the
  • Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long - distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public
  • The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete. FIDE organises the tournament and selects the host nation
  • chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India
  • Computer chess includes both hardware dedicated computers and software capable of playing chess Computer chess provides opportunities for players to
  • Chess is a two - player strategy board game played on a checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an 8 8 grid. The game is played by millions of people
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  • Fischer random chess also known as Chess 960, is a variation of the game of chess invented by former world chess champion Bobby Fischer. Fischer announced
  • Cup 2002 marketed as the Second Chess World Cup, was a 24 - player Category XVI chess tournament played between 9 October and 22 October 2002 in Hyderabad
  • in front of the chess house. In 2002 the Chess Academy of Armenia was opened. The chess house is also serving as the home of the Chess Federation of Armenia