Linares Super Tournament 1997 - Round 2




Round 2  5/2/1997



Adams, Michael      -  Ivanchuk, Vassily   1/2   37  C91  Ruy Lopez

Nikolic, Predrag    -  Shirov, Alexei      1-0   44  D44  QGD; Botwinnik

Gelfand, Boris      -  Anand, Viswanathan  1/2   28  D27  QGA;

Dreev, Alexey       -  Kasparov, Gary      1/2   49  E81  Kings indian; Saemisch

Piket, Jeroen       -  Kramnik, Vladimir   0-1   50  D43  Semi-Slav

Topalov, Veselin    -  Polgar, Judit       1/2   81  B48  Sicilian








[Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.05"] [Round "02"] [White "Adams,Mi"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C91"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2740"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. d4 Bg4 10. d5 Na5 11. Bc2 Qc8 12. Nbd2 c6 13. h3 Bd7 14. dxc6 Bxc6 15. Nf1 Nc4 16. Ng3 g6 17. Qe2 Qb7 18. a4 Rfc8 19. b3 Nb6 20. a5 Nbd7 21. Bd2 d5 22. exd5 Nxd5 23. Rad1 Re8 24. Qf1 b4 25. cxb4 Nxb4 26. Be4 Rac8 27. Bxc6 Nxc6 28. Ne4 Nf6 29. Nxf6+ Bxf6 30. Bg5 Bg7 31. Nd2 Nd4 32. Nc4 Re6 33. Rxd4 exd4 34. Rxe6 fxe6 35. Nd6 Qc6 36. Nxc8 Qxc8 37. b4 Qc6 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.05"] [Round "02"] [White "Gelfand,B"] [Black "Anand,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D27"] [WhiteElo "2700"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 dxc4 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O a6 7. Bd3 cxd4 8. exd4 Be7 9. Ne5 Nc6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Be3 O-O 12. Qc2 Qc7 13. Nd2 h6 14. Be2 Nd5 15. Rac1 a5 16. Qxc6 Qxc6 17. Rxc6 Nb4 18. Rc7 Bd8 19. Rc5 Be7 20. Rc7 Bd8 21. Rc5 Be7 22. Rcc1 Nxa2 23. Ra1 Nb4 24. Rfc1 Nd5 25. Bf3 Bb7 26. Nb3 Bb4 27. Bd2 Bxd2 28. Nxd2 Rfb8 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.05"] [Round "02"] [White "Nikolic,Pr"] [Black "Shirov,A"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D44"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2690"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. exf6 Bb7 12. g3 c5 13. d5 Qb6 14. Bg2 b4 15. O-O O-O-O 16. Rb1 Qa6 17. dxe6 Bxg2 18. e7 Bxf1 19. Kxf1 Qc6 20. exd8=Q+ Kxd8 21. Nd5 Rxh2 22. Kg1 Rh8 23. Bf4 Qe6 24. Qf3 Qh3 25. Rd1 b3 26. a4 Qh2+ 27. Kf1 Qh1+ 28. Ke2 Qxf3+ 29. Kxf3 Kc8 30. g4 Rh3+ 31. Ke4 c3 32. bxc3 c4 33. Ne7+ Kd8 34. Nc6+ Ke8 35. Bg3 Nc5+ 36. Kd5 Nd3 37. Rb1 Kd7 38. Nb8+ Kc8 39. Kxc4 Nc5 40. Nc6 Ne4 41. Ne7+ Kd7 42. Rd1+ Ke8 43. Nd5 Bd6 44. Re1 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.05"] [Round "02"] [White "Dreev,A"] [Black "Kasparov,G"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E81"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2795"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Bg5 a6 7. Qd2 Nbd7 8. d5 Ne5 9. Rd1 c6 10. dxc6 bxc6 11. b3 Qa5 12. Na4 Qc7 13. Ne2 Nh5 14. Nec3 f5 15. exf5 gxf5 16. f4 Ng4 17. Be2 h6 18. Bh4 d5 19. Bxg4 fxg4 20. O-O d4 21. Ne2 c5 22. Nb2 a5 23. Rde1 Bf5 24. Nd3 a4 25. Ne5 axb3 26. axb3 Bf6 27. Bxf6 exf6 28. Nd3 Ra3 29. Nec1 Ng7 30. Re2 h5 31. Rfe1 Rf7 32. Qb2 Qa7 33. Nf2 h4 34. Ne4 Ra6 35. Nd3 Bxe4 36. Rxe4 Ra2 37. Qb1 h3 38. gxh3 gxh3 39. Nf2 Qa5 40. Qd3 Ra1 41. Kf1 f5 42. Rxa1 Qxa1+ 43. Re1 Qa8 44. Qxh3 Ra7 45. Qg2 Qxg2+ 46. Kxg2 Ra3 47. Re5 Rxb3 48. Rxc5 Rc3 49. Rd5 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.05"] [Round "02"] [White "Piket,Je"] [Black "Kramnik,V"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2640"] [BlackElo "2740"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 Nd7 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 g6 10. O-O Bg7 11. e4 e5 12. d5 Nb6 13. Nd2 O-O 14. a4 Rd8 15. a5 Nxc4 16. Nxc4 Qg5 17. Qb3 Bh3 18. Ne3 Rab8 19. Rac1 Bf8 20. Kh1 Bd7 21. Ne2 cxd5 22. Nxd5 Be6 23. Rc7 Rdc8 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Nec3 Rc7 26. h3 Kg7 27. Qb5 Rd7 28. a6 bxa6 29. Qxa6 Bc5 30. Qc6 Bd4 31. Nb5 Qd8 32. Nxd4 Bxd5 33. Qc5 Qb6 34. Qxb6 axb6 35. Nf3 Bxe4 36. Nxe5 Rd5 37. Nc4 b5 38. Nb6 Rd2 39. b4 Bd3 40. Re1 Rxf2 41. Re3 Bb1 42. Nc8 Rb2 43. Nd6 Rxb4 44. Re7 Ba2 45. Rb7 Rb1+ 46. Kh2 b4 47. Ne8+ Kf8 48. Nf6 h5 49. g4 h4 50. Kg2 Be6 0-1 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.05"] [Round "02"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Polgar,J"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2725"] [BlackElo "2645"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 b5 8. Nxc6 Qxc6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Qd2 Nf6 11. f3 Qc7 12. a4 b4 13. Ne2 Bd6 14. h3 O-O 15. a5 Bc5 16. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 17. Kh1 Bc6 18. c3 bxc3 19. Qxc3 Qxc3 20. Nxc3 Rfb8 21. Rf2 Kf8 22. Na4 Bb5 23. Bc2 d5 24. Nb6 dxe4 25. fxe4 Ra7 26. e5 Nd7 27. Nxd7+ Rxd7 28. Bxh7 Rbd8 29. Bg6 Ke8 30. Bh5 g6 31. Bf3 Rd2 32. Kg1 Rxf2 33. Kxf2 Rd2+ 34. Ke3 Rxb2 35. Kf4 Rc2 36. Rd1 Ke7 37. Rd4 Ra2 38. h4 Rxa5 39. g4 Ra3 40. Be4 Be2 41. Rd2 Bc4 42. Bc6 Rd3 43. Rb2 Rb3 44. Rxb3 Bxb3 45. g5 Bd5 46. Ba4 Bb7 47. Ke3 Bc8 48. Kd4 Bd7 49. Bd1 a5 50. Kc5 Kd8 51. h5 gxh5 52. Bxh5 Be8 53. Bd1 Kc7 54. Bh5 Kb7 55. Bf3+ Kc8 56. Bd1 Kd8 57. Be2 Ke7 58. Bd1 Kf8 59. Bc2 Kg8 60. Bd1 Kg7 61. Bc2 Kf8 62. Bd1 a4 63. Kb4 Ke7 64. Bc2 Kd8 65. Bd1 Kc7 66. Bh5 a3 67. Kxa3 Kc6 68. Kb4 Kd5 69. Bg4 Kxe5 70. Kc3 Bc6 71. Bh5 Be8 72. Bg4 Kf4 73. g6 fxg6 74. Bxe6 Ke3 75. Bc8 Bc6 76. Be6 Be4 77. Bf7 g5 78. Be6 Kf4 79. Kd2 Bf5 80. Bf7 g4 81. Ke2 1/2-1/2