1991-2 Candidates Matches

CYCLE 15: 15-Man Knockout

Nine qualifiers from one Interzonal tournament, plus 4 seeds play knockout matches. Karpov, as the loser of the previous World Championship is seeded into the second round. The winner plays a World Championship match against Kasparov in 1990

(Black background indicates black in the first game)

Septi-Finals
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Speelman  0򚸝0浇 0  4
    
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Gelfand   01浇10 1  5
Nikolic   10浇01 0  4
    
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Karpov - Bye; 
Seeded into next round
    
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Anand     10111  4
Dreev     01000  1
    
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Timman    浇11浇  4
Huebner   浇00浇  2
    
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Korchnoi  浇浇10浇 1  5
Sax       浇浇01浇 0  4
    
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Yusupov   浇浇0浇1 10 1  6
Dolmatov  浇浇1浇0 01 0  5
    
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Ivanchuk  1111  4
Yudasin   0000   
    
Quarter-Finals
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Short     011101  5
Gelfand   100010  3
    
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Anand     浇򚤱0  3
    
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Timman    11浇浇  4
Korchnoi  00浇浇  2
    
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Yusupov   100浇1 1  5
Ivanchuk  011浇0 0  4
    
Semi-Finals
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Short    0浇11011  6
Karpov   1浇00100  4
    
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Timman   0浇101򚸝  6
Yusupov  1浇010򚤰  4
    
Finals
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Short   011浇01101  7
Timman  100浇10010  5
    


THE PLAYERS

# Player Country Status
1 Nigel Short United Kingdom Qualified from Interzonal
2 Jan Timman Netherlands Seeded, lost previous Candidates Final
3 Anatoly Karpov USSR Seeded, lost previous World Championship
4 Artur Yusupov USSR Seeded, lost last Candidates Semi-Final
5 Boris Gelfand USSR Qualified from Interzonal
6 Viswanathan Anand India Qualified from Interzonal
7 Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi Switzerland Qualified from Interzonal
8 Vassily Ivanchuk USSR Qualified from Interzonal
9 Jonathan Speelman United Kingdom Seeded, lost last Candidates Semi-Final
10 Predrag Nikolic YUG Qualified from Interzonal
11 Alexey Dreev USSR Qualified from Interzonal
12 Robert Huebner Germany Qualified from Interzonal
13 Gyula Sax Hungary Qualified from Interzonal
14 Sergey Dolmatov USSR Qualified from Interzonal
15 Leonid Yudasin USSR Qualified from Interzonal


THE SEPTI-FINALS (Best of 8)

London, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Short 1 0 0 1 1 5
Speelman 0 1 1 0 0 4

Sarajevo, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Gelfand 0 1 1 0 1 5
Nikolic 1 0 0 1 0 4

Madras, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5 6
Anand 1 0 1 1 1 4
Dreev 0 1 0 0 0 1

Sarajevo, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Timman 1 1 4
Huebner 0 0 2

Wijk aan Zee, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Korchnoi 1 0 1 5
Sax 0 1 0 4

Wijk aan Zee, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Yusupov 0 1 1 0 1 6
Dolmatov 1 0 0 1 0 5

Riga, Jan-Feb '91 1 2 3 4 5
Ivanchuk 1 1 1 1 4
Yudasin 0 0 0 0


THE QUARTERFINALS (Best of 8)

Brussels, Aug '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Short 0 1 1 1 0 1 5
Gelfand 1 0 0 0 1 0 3

Brussels, Aug '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Karpov 1 0 1 4
Anand 0 1 0 3

?, Aug '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Timman 1 1 4
Korchnoi 0 0 2

Brussels, Aug '91 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Yusupov 1 0 0 1 1 5
Ivanchuk 0 1 1 0 0 4


THE SEMI-FINALS (Best of 10)

Linares, Apr '92 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Short 0 1 1 0 1 1 6
Karpov 1 0 0 1 0 0 4

Linares, Apr '92 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Timman 0 1 0 1 1 1 6
Yusupov 1 0 1 0 0 0 4


THE FINALS (Best of 14)

San Lorenzo del Escorial, Jan '93 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Short 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 7
Timman 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 5


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