Shopping Cart
In your cart are 0 items
Deutsch English
Search by manufacturers
Search by keyword:
 
* All prices incl. Tax
and plus Postage
Home New Products My Account Shoppingcart Checkout
Schach Grandmasters Lab DVD Serie
What's New?
Greatest 525 Puzzles
Greatest 525 Puzzles
Bei uns für nur :19.95EUR*
Categories
Chess-Sets (64)
Chessboards (68)
Chesspieces (101)
DVDs->... (409)
Gift Certificates (5)
Reise-Schach-Sets (41)
Chessbooks->... (2121)
Crown (1)
E-Books (64)
Edition Marco (1)
Edition Olms->... (88)
powerHouse Books (1)
riva verlag (1)
Siles Press (1)
UL Press (1)
Everyman (308)
Gambit Publications->... (232)
Rattmann Verlag (8)
J. Beyer Verlag (102)
Quality Chess (181)
Kania Verlag (25)
New in Chess->... (326)
Russel Chessbooks (88)
Joerg Hickl (1)
Chess Basics (2)
Used Books->... (266)
Labate Chess (1)
Russian Chess House (12)
Kingpin Publishers (2)
Kaissiber (3)
Exzelsior Verlag (5)
Wiley Publishing (1)
Chess Informant (62)
Tirion Sport (5)
Mongoose Press (30)
Chess Stars (40)
KVDC (4)
Batsford (18)
CIRC (7)
McFarland (28)
Caissa Hungary (16)
Jussupow (9)
Moravian Chess (9)
Atlas (1)
The Chess Press (1)
Thinkers' Press (19)
BeoSing (3)
Cardoza Publishing (2)
Van Wijgerden (3)
Youth Chess Publ. (4)
Caissa Editions (4)
Dover Publications (1)
Hephaestus Books (1)
Edition Jung (4)
Chess Evolution (44)
Scribner (1)
Echo Publications (1)
De Bezige Bij (2)
Skyhorse Publishing (1)
Convekta (1)
JugendSchachVerlag (1)
Charles C. Thomas (1)
William Lombardy (1)
Ishi Press (11)
Lulu (6)
LCCP (2)
Marchant (1)
Verlag ChessCoach (12)
Brackeler Schachlehrgang (5)
Edizioni Del Faro (1)
Metropolitan Chess (3)
ChessCafe (1)
Thinkers Publishing (22)
Quinto (2)
Nieuwe Druk (1)
The Chess Player (3)
Bloomsbury (1)
John Murray (1)
Schachtherapeut (3)
Warum Schach Verlag (1)
Chess Clocks (29)
Chess Software (249)
Chesscomputer (120)
Specials (26)
Accessoires (9)
Prints (2)
DVD Downloads (81)
DGT-Bretter+Figuren (62)
Backgammon (73)
Go - Go Bang (25)
More Boardgames (10)
Chessbase->... (469)
Chess-Magazines (126)
Tourney-Software (2)
Luxury (1)
Poker->... (21)
Karten-Spiele (10)
Shogi (12)
PC Security (2)
Second Hand Schach (25)
Chesstrainer (2)
DGT Smart Board
Chess Genius Pro Schachcomputer
Komplettes Repertoire gegen 1.c4
Produktbeschreibung
The Greatest Tournaments 2001-2009 34.95EUR
incl. Tax
plus Postage

The Greatest Tournaments 2001-2009 - Wijk aan Zee, Linares, Dortmund, Biel, Sofia, Moscow etc. by The Chess Informant Team

Publisher: Chess Informant, 2010
Edition: Paperback medium
ISBN: 978-86-7297-059-3
Pages: 520
Language: English

The Greatest Tournaments 2001-2009 presents eighty-six of the strongest tournaments played during the last decade. To be included in this book, the tournaments had to fulfill the following criteria:

• They were round-robin tournaments.
• A normal time-control was used.
• There was a minimum number of six participants.
• It was Category 17 (or higher).

The tournaments are presented in chronological order. Along with a crosstable of the event, each tournament is represented by the best game of the tournament winner, the best game played at the tournament, and the game with the most important theoretical novelty.

There is also a selection of game fragments, the most beautiful combinations and endings. Fans of chess statistics can find plenty of interesting data. For instance, there are three tables given at the end of the book.

The first, the tournament category statistics, shows that Dortmund 2001 had an average rating of 2756, while seven years later, the organizers of the tournament in Bilbao managed an average rating of 2769. This means that Bilbao 2008 tops the list of strongest tournaments.

The second table is the tournament winner statistics. The most successful player was Veselin Topalov, with an impressive collection of twelve victories. Garry Kasparov, Levon Aronian, and, of course, Magnus Carlsen also achieved brilliant results.

Even though he retired from chess in 2005, Kasparov had six top results. Meanwhile, Aronian only made his debut in the top tournaments in 2005, yet won seven first place victories in a very short time.

Carlsen, to his credit, achieved that many first place triumphs in an even shorter time span. The third table provides statistics on all the tournament participants: 134 of them!

Peter Leko was the most frequent participant. Out of the eighty-six tournaments, he took part in thirty-four of them. Ivanchuk follows with twenty-eight, with Svidler and Topalov at twenty-six, etc.

Another interesting fact is that during the period 2001-2004, only twenty Category 17 (or higher) tournaments were organized. In the following four-year period, 2005-2008, there were forty-nine of them. An increase of almost 150%.

The most fruitful year was 2009, with seventeen tournaments of the highest category! These facts justify our hope that chess will continue to grow as a sport and that future tournaments will provide further magnificent duels between the best players.

In the end, dear readers, we hope you that you will enjoy this book for years to come.

This product was added to our catalog on Monday 17 May, 2010.
Reviews
Related Products
Related Categories
Specials
Schachcomputer ChessGenius Pro
Alter Preis:180.00EUR
Neuer Preis: 129.95EUR*
Bestsellers
Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations, Fifth Edition
01.
Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations, Fifth Edition
Encyclopedia of Chess Problems
02.
Encyclopedia of Chess Problems
Chess Informant 114
03.
Chess Informant 114
Chess Informant 119
04.
Chess Informant 119
Chess Informant 112
05.
Chess Informant 112
Chess Informant 113
06.
Chess Informant 113
Chess Informant 115
07.
Chess Informant 115
Chess Informant 116
08.
Chess Informant 116
Chess Informant 117
09.
Chess Informant 117
Chess Informant 118
10.
Chess Informant 118
Versandkosten
Avira Autorisierter Partner
DGT Bretter und Figuren
DGT Pi 60 neue Engines
Bobby Fischer - Die Analyse - von GM Niclas Huschenbeth
SiteLock
Tuesday 22 October, 2019   -   37249331 requests since Monday 07 April, 2008
Copyright © 2019 topschach