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London Candidates Tournament of the Year 2013

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2 May 2014

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The ACP is glad to announce the FIDE London Candidates as the winner of ACP Tournament of the Year 2013 contest. All ACP members could vote for their favorite tournaments, having a choice out of 25 selected events of different formats. Voting for the best tournament of the year, the ACP members have shown their appreciation for the hard work done by the organizers. A total number of 382 votes were cast. The Tournament of the Year contest is organized for the third consecutive year. In 2011 and 2012 it was won by the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Wijk aan Zee. The results are:
 
ACP Tournament of the Year 2013: FIDE Candidates, London
 
Best Round Robin event of 2013: Alekhine Memorial, Paris and Saint-Petersburg
Best Open event of 2013: Tradewise Gibraltar Festival
Best official event of 2013: FIDE Candidates, London
Best Blitz/Rapid event of 2013:London Chess Classic, London
 
Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all the ACP members who participated in the vote.
The Tournament of the Year contest is organized for the thrid consecutive year.

Top-3 for each category:
 
ACP Tournament of the Year 2013: 
1. FIDE Candidates, London
2. Gibraltar Chess Festival, Gibraltar
3. Alekhine Memorial, Paris and Saint-Petersburg
 
Best Round Robin event of 2013: 
1. Alekhine Memorial, Paris and Saint-Petersburg
2. Tata Steel, A Group, Wijk aan Zee
3. Norway Supreme Masters
 
Best Open event of 2013:
1. Tradewise Gibraltar Festival
2. Reykjavik Open, Reykjavik
3. Cappelle la Grande Open
 
Best official event of 2013: 
1. FIDE Candidates, London
2/3.  World Cup, Tromso
2/3. World Championship Match, Chennai

Best Blitz/Rapid event of 2013:
1. London Chess Classic, London
2. ACP Cup, Riga
3. World Rapid and Blitz Championship, Khanty Mansyisk