Linares Super Tournament 1997 - Round 3




Round 3  6/2/1997



Kramnik, Vladimir   -  Nikolic, Predrag    1/2   41  A17  English; 1.c4

Polgar, Judit       -  Adams, Michael      1/2   25  C78  Ruy Lopez

Kasparov, Gary      -  Gelfand, Boris      1/2   47  B92  Sicilian; Najdorf

Anand, Viswanathan  -  Piket, Jeroen       1/2   44  C99  Ruy Lopez

Shirov, Alexei      -  Topalov, Veselin    1-0   76  C69  Ruy Lopez; Exchange

Ivanchuk, Vassily   -  Dreev, Alexey       0-1   53  B14  Caro-Kann






[Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.06"] [Round "03"] [White "Polgar,J"] [Black "Adams,Mi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C78"] [WhiteElo "2645"] [BlackElo "2665"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 Bb7 8. d3 O-O 9. Nc3 Na5 10. Nxe5 Nxb3 11. cxb3 b4 12. Ne2 d5 13. d4 Bd6 14. exd5 Nxd5 15. Ng3 Re8 16. Nc4 Qh4 17. Qd3 Bf4 18. Bd2 Bxd2 19. Qxd2 Nf4 20. f3 Re6 21. Rfe1 Rh6 22. Kf1 Rf6 23. Kg1 Rh6 24. Kf1 Rf6 25. Kg1 Rh6 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.06"] [Round "03"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Nikolic,Pr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A17"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2655"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 b6 7. b4 a5 8. Bb2 axb4 9. axb4 Rxa1+ 10. Bxa1 c5 11. e3 Qe7 12. b5 Bb7 13. Be2 d6 14. O-O Nbd7 15. Bb2 Ra8 16. d3 Qf8 17. Nd2 Ra2 18. f4 Qa8 19. g4 Qa5 20. Qxa5 Rxa5 21. Ra1 Rxa1+ 22. Bxa1 h6 23. h4 Ne8 24. Kf2 Kf8 25. g5 hxg5 26. hxg5 f6 27. Bh5 d5 28. cxd5 exd5 29. Nf3 Nd6 30. Nh4 Ke7 31. Bg4 Nf8 32. Nf5+ Nxf5 33. Bxf5 Ne6 34. gxf6+ gxf6 35. d4 c4 36. Bxe6 Kxe6 37. Bc3 Bc8 38. Bb4 Bd7 39. Ke2 Bxb5 40. Kd2 Be8 41. Bc3 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.06"] [Round "03"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Gelfand,B"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2795"] [BlackElo "2700"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Kh1 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Bc4 Nc6 13. Bd5 Rc8 14. Nd2 b5 15. a3 Qc7 16. Nf3 Rfd8 17. Qd2 b4 18. axb4 Nxb4 19. Bb3 Bc6 20. Rfd1 a5 21. Ne1 Ra8 22. Nd3 Qb6 23. f3 h6 24. Nxb4 axb4 25. Nd5 Bxd5 26. Qxd5 Ra7 27. Rxa7 Qxa7 28. Qc4 Rb8 29. g3 Kh7 30. Kg2 Qe3 31. Rxd6 Rc8 32. Qf1 Rd8 33. Rxd8 Bxd8 34. Bxf7 Qd2+ 35. Qf2 Qxf2+ 36. Kxf2 Bb6+ 37. Ke2 Bd4 38. c3 bxc3 39. b3 g5 40. Kd3 Kg7 41. Be8 Kf6 42. b4 Bg1 43. h4 gxh4 44. gxh4 Bf2 45. h5 Ke7 46. Ba4 Bg3 47. Kxc3 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.06"] [Round "03"] [White "Anand,V"] [Black "Piket,Je"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C99"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2640"] 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. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. Nbd2 cxd4 13. cxd4 Nc6 14. Nb3 a5 15. Be3 a4 16. Nbd2 Bd7 17. Rc1 Qb7 18. Bb1 Rfc8 19. Nf1 Rc7 20. d5 Na5 21. b3 Rxc1 22. Bxc1 axb3 23. axb3 Bd8 24. Bd3 b4 25. Ne3 Bb5 26. Nf5 Bxd3 27. Qxd3 Qa6 28. Qd1 Nb7 29. Qc2 Qa2 30. Bb2 g6 31. Ra1 Qxa1+ 32. Bxa1 Rxa1+ 33. Kh2 gxf5 34. Qc8 Nxe4 35. Qxb7 Nxf2 36. Ng1 Bg5 37. Qc8+ Kg7 38. Qxf5 Bf4+ 39. g3 Ra2 40. gxf4 Ne4+ 41. Ne2 Rxe2+ 42. Kg1 Re1+ 43. Kg2 Re2+ 44. Kg1 Re1+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.06"] [Round "03"] [White "Shirov,A"] [Black "Topalov,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C69"] [WhiteElo "2690"] [BlackElo "2725"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O f6 6. d4 Bg4 7. dxe5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 fxe5 9. Nbd2 O-O-O 10. Re1 Bd6 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bf7 13. Nf1 h6 14. Ng3 Re8 15. Bd2 g6 16. Kg2 Nf6 17. g5 hxg5 18. Nxg5 Bg8 19. Re3 Be7 20. Rf3 b6 21. Rh1 Rh4 22. Rd3 Bd6 23. Rf3 Be7 24. Rd3 Rf8 25. Nf3 Rxe4 26. Nxe4 Nxe4 27. Bh6 Rf5 28. Re3 Nd6 29. Nxe5 Bd5+ 30. f3 Bf6 31. Rhe1 Bxe5 32. Rxe5 Bxf3+ 33. Kh2 Rxe5 34. Rxe5 Be4 35. c3 Bb1 36. a3 Nf7 37. Re1 Bf5 38. Bf4 Nd8 39. Re7 Ne6 40. Be5 c5 41. c4 a5 42. a4 Kd8 43. Bf6 Kc8 44. Kg3 Kb7 45. h4 Kc8 46. Kf2 Kb7 47. Ke3 Kb8 48. Be5 Kc8 49. Rf7 Bc2 50. Rf6 Kd7 51. Kd2 Be4 52. Rxe6 Kxe6 53. Bxc7 Kd7 54. Bxb6 Kc6 55. Bxa5 Bf5 56. Kc3 Bh3 57. Bd8 Kd6 58. Bg5 Bd7 59. a5 Bc8 60. Be3 Kc6 61. Bxc5 Kxc5 62. b4+ Kd6 63. Kd4 Bh3 64. b5 Bf1 65. a6 Kc7 66. Kc5 Be2 67. Kb4 Bf1 68. c5 Be2 69. Ka5 Bf3 70. c6 Kb8 71. Kb6 Be2 72. a7+ Ka8 73. Ka6 Bf3 74. c7 Bb7+ 75. Ka5 Bc8 76. b6 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.06"] [Round "03"] [White "Ivanchuk,V"] [Black "Dreev,A"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B14"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2650"] 1. c4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd5 5. d4 e6 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Qb3 Qe7 10. c5 Ba5 11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Ne5 Nc6 13. Bxc6 Bxc6 14. O-O Bc7 15. f4 O-O 16. Rae1 Bxe5 17. fxe5 b6 18. cxb6 Rab8 19. Qd1 Rxb6 20. b3 f5 21. exf6 Rxf6 22. Rxf6 Qxf6 23. Qd2 Bd7 24. Nd1 Be8 25. Nf2 Rc6 26. h3 Bh5 27. a4 Kh7 28. Rf1 Qh4 29. Kh2 Bg6 30. Ng4 Bf5 31. Ne3 Qg5 32. Rf2 Be4 33. b4 e5 34. b5 exd4 35. Qxd4 Rc1 36. Ng4 h5 37. Qe5 Qxe5+ 38. Nxe5 Ra1 39. g4 hxg4 40. hxg4 Rxa4 41. Nc6 d4 42. Kg3 d3 43. Ne7 Kh6 44. Kh4 g5+ 45. Kg3 Kg7 46. Nf5+ Kf6 47. Nd6+ Ke5 48. Nf7+ Kd4 49. Nxg5 Ke3 50. Nf3 Bxf3 51. Rxf3+ Ke2 52. Rf2+ Ke1 53. Kf3 Rf4+ 0-1