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The World Chess Championships 2000

The World Chess Championships took place in New Delhi (India) and Tehran (Iran), 25 November - 27 December 2000.
The last hero. Results of the World Championships 2000 (by Boris Schipkov, 28.12.2000)

Games (345, zipped pgn), the FIDE World Chess Championship 2000 (Men)

Games (160, zipped pgn), the FIDE World Chess Championship (Women)

Anand is the FIDE World Chess Champion!
Men's Final (Tehran): Shirov - Anand - 0.5 - 3.5.
Xie Jun is the FIDE Women's World Champion!
Women's Final (New Delhi): Xie Jun - Qin Kanying - 2.5 - 1.5.

The forecast for the 1st round and the whole World Championship. (November 19, 2000)

Results Men's Semi-final and Women's Final. December 12-15

Results Round 5. December 9-11
Results Round 4. December 6-8

Pairings for the 2000 World Championship Round 5

Results Round 3. December 3-5 (Men)
Results Round 3. December 3-5 (Women)

Volkov, Sergey. (2554) - Sakaev, Konstantin. (2627) [E25], FIDE WCh /New Delhi ITA (1.2) 28.11.2000 (notes by Boris Schipkov, 29.11.00)

Results Round 2. November 30 - December 2 (Men)
Results Round 2. November 30 - December 2 (Women)
Results Round 1. November 27-29 (Men)
Results Round 1. November 27-29 (Women)

Round 1 - 27th-29th November, Men - 72 players, Women - 58.
Round 2 - 30th November-2nd December, Men - 64 players (36+28), Women - 32 (29+3).
Round 3 - 3rd-5th December, Men - 32 players, Women - 16.
Round 4 - 6th-8th December, Men - 16 players, Women - 8.
Round 5 - 9th-11th December, Men - 8 players, Women - 4 (semi-finals).
Round 6 - 12th-16th December, Men - 4 players (semi-finals), Women (final).
Round 7 - (Tehran) Men Final 6 games. 20th-26th December (break 23rd December, playoffs if required on December 27th).

Pairings for the 2000 World Championship. Round 1 (Men)

Pairings for the 2000 Women's World Championship. Round 1

The New Grandmasters 2000.
FIDE have published a list of new title holders agreed at the FIDE Congress in Turkey. The new GMs are: Yegiazarian Arsen ARM, Sulava Nenad CRO, Polak Tomas CZE, Mcshane Luke ENG, Parker Jonathan ENG, Fressinet Laurent FRA, Hauchard Arnaud FRA, Kekelidze Mikhail GEO, Ruck Robert HUN, Gershon Atik ISR, De Vreugt Dennis NED, Villamayor Buenaventura PHI, Jaracs Pawel POL, Korotylev Alexey RUS, Lazarev Vladimir RUS, Totsky Leonid RUS, Vorobiov Evgeny RUS, Nedev Trajko FRM, Prokopchuk Evgeny RUS, Zakharevich Igor RUS, Eljanov Pavel UKR, Kozakov Mikhail UKR, Nguyen, Anh Dung VIE, Drazic Sinisa YUG, Kovacevic Alexandar YUG.

The New Woman Grandmasters 2000.
Houska Jovanka ENG, Lallemand Roza FRA, Trabert Bettina GER, Lakos Nikoletta HUN, Klink Tamara KAZ, Galianina-R. Julia RUS, Roschina Tatiana RUS, Micic Jordanka GER, Xu Yuhua CHN, Zozulia Anna UKR.
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