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Today it's the 10th anniversary of Ruslan Ponomariov's victory at the 2001-2002 FIDE World Championship in Moscow, Russia. On January 23rd, 2002 the then 18-year-old Ukrainian defeated his compatriot Vassily Ivanchuk 4.5-2.5 in the final. Ponomariov was the first teenager and youngest person to ever become (FIDE) World Champion.

To celebrate this anniversary, about a year ago Ruslan's girlfriend Inés Goñi Alonso took the initiative to have a video made for him. It was produced by Macauley Peterson, who received (photo) material from Mikhail Golubev, David Llada, Hartmut Metz, New in Chess, José Diaz and yours truly. José Diaz created a special cartoon which also features in the video.

Ponomariov's games at the FIDE World Championship 2001-2002

 
 

 

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