NAO Chess Master's

Gelfand and Topalov shared the 1st place in Cannes

Final Standings: 1. Gelfand (2708) ISR, 2. Topalov (2739) BUL 6.0 pts., 3. Bareev (2707) RUS, 4. Bacrot (2649) FRA, 5. Karpov (2693) RUS, 6. Leko (2713) HUN, 7. Fressinet (2591) FRA 4.5 pts., 8. Lautier (2687) FRA, 9. Nataf (2546) FRA 4.0 pts., 10. Morozevich (2742) RUS, 2.5 pts.

Fritz 7 analysis: Nataf-Karpov 0-1 | Morozevich - Nataf 0-1   >>>

Round 9, 03/3/2002:
Topalov - Leko 1/2, Morozevich - Lautier 1/2, Bacrot - Karpov 1-0, Fressinet - Gelfand 0-1, Nataf - Bareev 1/2
Round 8, 02/3/2002:
Leko - Nataf 1/2, Bareev - Fressinet 0-1, Gelfand - Bacrot 1/2, Karpov - Morozevich 1/2, Lautier - Topalov 0-1
Round 7, 01/3/2002:
Lautier - Leko 1/2, Topalov - Karpov 1-0, Morozevich - Gelfand 0-1, Bacrot - Bareev 0-1, Fressinet - Nataf 1/2
Round 6, 27/2/2002:
Leko - Fressinet 1-0, Nataf - Bacrot 1/2, Bareev - Morozevich 0-1, Gelfand - Topalov 1/2, Karpov - Lautier 1/2
Round 5, 26/2/2002:
Topalov-Bareev 1/2, Karpov-Leko 1-0, Bacrot-Fressinet 1/2, Lautier-Gelfand 1/2, Morozevich-Nataf 0-1
Round 4, 25/2/2002:
Leko-Bacrot 1/2, Fressinet-Morozevich 1-0, Nataf-Topalov 1/2, Bareev-Lautier 1/2, Gelfand-Karpov 1/2
Round 3, 24/2/2002:
Gelfand-Leko 1/2, Karpov-Bareev 1/2, Lautier-Nataf 1/2, Topalov-Fressinet 1/2, Morozevich-Bacrot 1/2
Round 2, 23/2/2002:
Leko - Morozevich 1-0, Bacrot - Topalov 1/2, Fressinet - Lautier 1/2, Nataf - Karpov 0-1, Bareev - Gelfand 1/2
Round 1, 22/2/2002:
Bareev - Leko 1-0, Gelfand - Nataf 1-0, Karpov - Fressinet 1/2, Lautier - Bacrot 1/2, Topalov - Morozevich 1-0

The NAO Chess Club presented the First Edition of NAO Chess Master's which took take place between 22/2-3/3/2002 in Cannes (Hotel Noga Hilton). The tournament was classified in the 18th category with average ELO 2678.

Participations: Alexander Morozevich (2742), Veselin Topalov (2739), Peter Leko (2713), Boris Gelfand (2708), Evgeny Bareev (2707), Anatoly Karpov (2693), Joel Lautier (2687), Etienne Bacrot (2649), Laurent Fressinet (2591) and Igor-Alexandre Nataf (2546)

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Photo: Vaselin Topalov

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