The FIDE World championship final match Ivanchuk - Ponomariov , January 16-25.


Ruslan Ponomariov Ruslan Ponomariov became the new FIDE World Chess champion!
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The final match Ivanchuk - Ponomariov took place january 16-25.
The score of the match 4.5 - 2.5 in favour of Ponomariov and he became the new FIDE World Champion! .
We give the annotations of the games by the best Saint-Petersburg GMs.

GM Mark Taimanov annotates the 7th game .
GM Sergey Ivanov annotates the 6th game .
GM Sergey Ionov annotates the 5th game .
The Saint-Petersburg Champion GM Valerij Popov annotates the 4th game .
GM Mark Taimanov annotates the 3rd game .
GM Konstantin Sakaev annotates the 2nd game .
GM Sergey Ivanov annotates the 1st game .
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Dreev 1/2,0-1
Anand
1-0,1/2
Anand
Ivanchuk
1/2,1/2,
1/2,0-1
Anand
Topalov 1/2,1/2
Shirov
Shirov 1/2,1/2,0-1,1-0,0-1
Ivanchuk 1-0,1/2
Ivanchuk
1/2,1/2
1/2,1/2,1-0,1/2
Ye
Lautier 1/2,1/2
Lautier
Nikolic 1-0,1-0

Adams 1/2,1/2
Svidler
1/2,1/2
1/2,1/2,1-0
Svidler
Ponomariov
1/2,1/2,
0-1,1/2
Svidler 1/2,1/2,1/2,0-1,1/2
Azmaiparashvili 1/2,1/2
Gelfand
Gelfand 0-1,1-0,0-1,1/2
Ponomariov 1-0,0-1
Ponomariov
1/2,1/2
1-0,1-0
Morozevich 1/2,1-0
Bareev 1-0,1-0
Bareev
Ehlvest


We remind of the previous results of the WCC FIDE:
Men's semifinal:
Anand - Ivanchuk 1.5 - 2.5
Ponomariov - Svidler 2.5 - 1.5
Women's final:
Zhu Chen - Kosteniuk 2 - 2
The result of tie-break: 3 - 1 in favour of Zhu Chen , and she has become the World Champion!

The Saint-Petersburg Champion Valerij Popov annotates the 4th games of men's semifinal and women's final.
Konstantin Aseev annotates the 3rd day semifinal's games.
Konstantin Aseev annotated 2nd day semifinal's games.
Sergey Ivanov annotated 1st day semifinal's games.
Mark Taimanov annotated the 1/4 final's games - day1 and day2 .
The 1/8 final's games were annotated by GM Sergey Ionov - day1 and day2 .
The FIDE World Chess Championships took place in Moscow in the Kremlin Congress Palace November 25th - December 14th 2001 and the final January 16th-26th 2002.
We corrected the movement by rounds table (who plays with who) rounds 1-3 for men and women and rounds 4-6 for men and women
The tables with results of the 4-6 rounds : men and women
The tables with results of the 1-3 rounds : men and women
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The information about the participants: men and women