1st World Senior Team Chess Championship :: Port Erin 2004

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Information (60+)

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Basic data

1st World Senior 60+ Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 5th - 12th October 2004
City: Port Erin, Isle of Man
Venue: The Ocean Castle Hotel
Tournament Director: Mr. Stewart Reuben (ENG)
Chief Arbiter: IA David Sedgwick (ENG)
Teams participating: 12 from 9 countries
Players participating: 53 from 9 countries (incl. 7 GMs, 3 IMs, 5 FMs and 3 CMs)
Open to all male players born before 1 January 1944,
all female players born before 1 January 1954
Games played: 192
Competition format: Four board eight round Swiss.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points; 3. Direct match result; 4. Buchholz
Note! An agreement was reached prior to the last round between team captains of Israel and Germany. Had both teams been equal on match and game points, Buchholz would no longer be a tie-breaker.
This actually took place and both teams were declared winners.
Time control: N/A
Website: Report by John Saunders
Downloadable game file: 04senior60.zip

Tournament review


Best board results

bd name flag code pts gms %
1. GM Kortschnoj, Viktor Switzerland SUI 4 87.5
2. GM Tseitlin, Mark Israel ISR 8 93.8
3. IM Klundt, Klaus Germany GER 7 8 87.5
4. GM Malich, Burkhard Germany GER 7 8 87.5
res. Illi, Hans-Jörg Switzerland SUI 3 5 60.0

Interesting games