Category: Tournament File name: wcqt2001.doc Language: English
Comments: 22 players participated in the tournament, it is more than ever before. Let's recall the statistics of earlier qualifications:
1993, Arjeplog, 17 contestants. Three of the best got into finals - Meritee, Soosõrv and N. Mikhailov. I consider the tournament the strongest QT throughout times.
1995, Tallinn, 8 contestants. Gardström, Peskov, Ilyin, Pogosyan and Veidemanis got ahead. There is no need to mention that it is the poorest QT by the number of participants.......