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Alekhine Memorial

The Alekhine Memorial is a recurring chess tournament honoring the former world chess champion Alexander Alekhine.

Winners

Year Host cities Winners Points Players
1956 Moscow, Soviet Union Mikhail Botvinnik (Soviet Union)
Vasily Smyslov (Soviet Union)
11/15 16
1971 Moscow, Soviet Union Anatoly Karpov (Soviet Union)
Leonid Stein (Soviet Union)
11/17 18
1975 Moscow, Soviet Union Efim Geller (Soviet Union) 10½/15 16
1986 Cascais, Portugal Vladimir Bagirov (Soviet Union) 7/10 11
2013 Paris, France
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Levon Aronian (Armenia) 5½/9 10

Alekhine Memorial 2013

The first part of the tournament (rounds 1-5) was held at the pavilion built in the Tuileries Garden in Paris, France, on 20-25 April 2013. The second part (rounds 6-9) was held at the Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on 28 April - 1 May 2013. The prize money of the tournament is €100,000.

Tie breaks

In the case that two or more players have equal points, the following criteria were utilized to decide the placings:

  1. The largest number of games played with the black pieces.
  2. The largest number of wins.
  3. The result of the personal match.
  4. The Koya score.
  5. The Sonneborn-Berger score.

Standings

Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Points Black Wins H2H Koya SB
1 Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2809 X ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 1 5 3
2 Boris Gelfand (Israel) 2739 ½ X ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 2
3 Viswanathan Anand (India) 2783 ½ ½ X 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 4 2
4 Michael Adams (England) 2727 ½ 0 1 X ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 5 2
5 Nikita Vitiugov (Russia) 2712 ½ ½ ½ ½ X ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 5 1 0.5 3.5 20.25
6 Laurent Fressinet (France) 2706 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ X 1 ½ ½ ½ 5 1 0.5 3.5 20.00
7 Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) 2801 0 ½ ½ 1 1 0 X ½ ½ ½ 4 2 0.5 3.5
8 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) 2722 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ X 1 1 4 2 0.5 2.5
9 Ding Liren (China) 2707 1 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 X ½ 4 1
10 Peter Svidler (Russia) 2747 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ X 3 4 0
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