LINARES 2005

Final Standings: 1. Kasparov, Garry g RUS 2804 8.0 (most wins with black), 2. Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2757 8.0, 3. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2786 6.5, 4. Leko, Peter g HUN 2749 6.0, 5. Adams, Michael g ENG 2741 5.5, 6. Vallejo Pons, Francisco g ESP 2686 4.0, 7. Kasimdzhanov, Rustam g UZB 2678 4.0

Prizes in Euros: 1. 100,000 2. 75,000 3. 50,000 4. 25,000 5. 20,000 6. 15,000 7. 12,500

Linares Chess Tournament 2005 will be held between 23rd of February and 10th of March 2005 with seven top players to participate:

Tit Name Country Rating
GM Garry Kasparov 2804
GM Viswanathan Anand 2786
GM Veselin Topalov 2757
GM Peter Leko 2749
GM Michael Adams 2741
GM Francisco Vallejo 2686
GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2678

The prizes were distributed as follows: 1st: 100.000 euros, 2nd 75.000 euros, 3rd 50.000 euros, 4th 25.000 euros, 5th 20.000 euros, 6th 15.000 euros and finally 7th: 12.000 euros

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The Schedule:

Round 1 (Wednesday, February 23, 2005)
Veselin Topalov 1-0 Michael Adams
Peter Leko - Garry Kasparov
Rustam Kasimdzhanov - Francisco Vallejo
 
Round 2 (Thursday, February 24, 2005)
Garry Kasparov - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
Michael Adams - Peter Leko
Viswanathan Anand 1-0 Veselin Topalov
 
Round 3 (Friday, February 25, 2005)
Peter Leko - Viswanathan Anand
Rustam Kasimdzhanov - Michael Adams
Francisco Vallejo  0-1 Garry Kasparov
 
Round 4 (Saturday, February 26, 2005)
Michael Adams 1-0 Francisco Vallejo
Viswanathan Anand - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
Veselin Topalov - Peter Leko
 
Round 5 (Sunday, February 27, 2005)
Rustam Kasimdzhanov - Veselin Topalov
Francisco Vallejo - Viswanathan Anand
Garry Kasparov 1-0 Michael Adams
 
Round 6 (Monday, February 28, 2005)
Garry Kasparov - Viswanathan Anand
Veselin Topalov 1-0 Francisco Vallejo
Peter Leko - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
 
Round 7 (Wednesday, March 2, 2005)
Francisco Vallejo - Peter Leko
Garry Kasparov - Veselin Topalov
Michael Adams - Viswanathan Anand
 
Round 8 (Thursday, March 3, 2005)
Michael Adams - Veselin Topalov
Garry Kasparov - Peter Leko
Francisco Vallejo 1-0 Rustam Kasimdzhanov
 
Round 9 (Friday, March 4, 2005)
Rustam Kasimdzhanov 0-1 Garry Kasparov
Peter Leko - Michael Adams
Veselin Topalov - Viswanathan Anand
 
Round 10 (Saturday, March 5, 2005)
Viswanathan Anand - Peter Leko
Michael Adams - Rustam Kasimdzhanov
Garry Kasparov 1-0 Francisco Vallejo
 
Round 11 (Sunday, March 6, 2005)
Francisco Vallejo - Michael Adams
Rustam Kasimdzhanov 0-1 Viswanathan Anand
Peter Leko - Veselin Topalov
 
Round 12 (Tuesday, March 8, 2005)
Veselin Topalov 1-0 Rustam Kasimdzhanov
Viswanathan Anand - Francisco Vallejo
Michael Adams 0-1 Garry Kasparov
 
Round 13 (Wednesday, March 9, 2005)
Viswanathan Anand - Garry Kasparov
Francisco Vallejo 0-1 Veselin Topalov
Rustam Kasimdzhanov - Peter Leko
 
Round 14 (Thursday, March 10, 2005)
Peter Leko - Francisco Vallejo
Veselin Topalov 1-0 Garry Kasparov
Viswanathan Anand 0-1 Michael Adams