Linares Super Tournament 1997 - Round 8




Round 8  11/02/1997



Adams, Michael      -  Gelfand, Boris      1-0   41  B50  Sicilian

Polgar, Judit       -  Anand, Viswanathan  0-1   37  C60  Ruy Lopez

Dreev, Alexey       -  Nikolic, Predrag    1/2   42  D27  QGA;

Topalov, Veselin    -  Piket, Jeroen       1-0   44  D36  Queen's gambit

Ivanchuk, Vassily   -  Kasparov, Gary      1-0   36  E81  Kings indian; Saemisch

Shirov, Alexei      -  Kramnik, Vladimir   1/2   33  B66  Sicilian








[Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.11"] [Round "08"] [White "Adams,Mi"] [Black "Gelfand,B"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B50"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2700"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Nc6 5. Bb3 g6 6. c3 Bg7 7. Nbd2 O-O 8. O-O b6 9. Re1 Ba6 10. Nf1 Ne5 11. Bc2 Nfd7 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Nxf3+ 14. Qxf3 Ne5 15. Qd1 Nc6 16. Ne3 Qd7 17. f4 f5 18. exf5 gxf5 19. Qh5 e6 20. g4 Bb7 21. gxf5 exf5 22. d4 Nxd4 23. cxd4 Bxd4 24. Qg6+ Qg7 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Rad1 Be4 27. Be7 Rfe8 28. Bxe4 fxe4 29. Bxd6 Bxb2 30. Nf5+ Kg6 31. Ng3 Bd4+ 32. Kg2 e3 33. Kf3 h5 34. f5+ Kf6 35. h4 Rg8 36. Bf4 Rae8 37. Ne4+ Rxe4 38. Kxe4 Rg4 39. Kf3 Rxh4 40. Rh1 e2 41. Rde1 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.11"] [Round "08"] [White "Polgar,J"] [Black "Anand,V"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C60"] [WhiteElo "2645"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Rb8 9. d3 O-O 10. axb5 axb5 11. Re1 Bb6 12. Nbd2 Ng4 13. Re2 Kh8 14. h3 Nh6 15. Nf1 f5 16. Bg5 Qe8 17. Bxh6 gxh6 18. Ng3 Ne7 19. d4 f4 20. Nf5 Nxf5 21. exf5 e4 22. Nd2 Bxf5 23. Nxe4 Qg6 24. f3 Bxh3 25. Qd2 Rbe8 26. Rae1 Re7 27. Kf1 Rg7 28. Rf2 Bd7 29. Bc2 Qh5 30. Ke2 b4 31. Kd1 bxc3 32. bxc3 Be8 33. Rff1 Qa5 34. Rh1 h5 35. Nf6 Qa1+ 36. Qc1 Qxc3 37. Nxe8 Rxg2 0-1 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.11"] [Round "08"] [White "Dreev,A"] [Black "Nikolic,Pr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D27"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2655"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bxc4 e6 5. Nf3 c5 6. O-O a6 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Qe2 b6 9. Nc3 Bb7 10. Rd1 Qb8 11. h3 Be7 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Bc2 O-O 14. e4 Rd8 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bh4 Rxd1+ 17. Rxd1 Qe8 18. e5 Nd5 19. Nxd5 Bxd5 20. Bxe7 Qxe7 21. b4 Nd7 22. Be4 Qxb4 23. Bxd5 exd5 24. Rxd5 Nf8 25. Nd4 Rc8 26. Kh2 b5 27. Qf3 Rc3 28. Qf5 Rc4 29. e6 Qe7 30. Rd8 Rc7 31. Qd5 Kh7 32. exf7 Qxf7 33. Qe4+ Ng6 34. Rd6 Re7 35. Ne6 Kg8 36. Qd5 Nf8 37. Nxf8 Qxd5 38. Rxd5 Kxf8 39. Rd6 Re2 40. Rxa6 Rxf2 41. Kg3 Rc2 42. Ra7 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.11"] [Round "08"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Piket,Je"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D36"] [WhiteElo "2725"] [BlackElo "2640"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Bd3 Re8 9. Qc2 c6 10. h3 Nf8 11. Bf4 Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. O-O-O a5 14. Kb1 Be6 15. g4 Rac8 16. Ng5 b5 17. f4 Bd7 18. Qe2 a4 19. Rc1 a3 20. b3 Ng6 21. Qd2 h6 22. Nf3 Ne4 23. Bxe4 dxe4 24. Ne5 Nxe5 25. fxe5 Rxe5 26. Qh2 Re6 27. Qxd6 Rxd6 28. Nxe4 Rd5 29. Nc5 Re8 30. Rhe1 Bc8 31. Nd3 h5 32. Nf4 hxg4 33. Nxd5 Bf5+ 34. Ka1 cxd5 35. hxg4 Bxg4 36. Rc5 Bf3 37. Rxb5 g5 38. Ra5 g4 39. Rxa3 f5 40. b4 g3 41. b5 g2 42. b6 Re7 43. Ra8+ Kf7 44. Ra7 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.11"] [Round "08"] [White "Ivanchuk,V"] [Black "Kasparov,G"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E81"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2795"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Bg5 a6 7. Qd2 c5 8. d5 b5 9. cxb5 Nbd7 10. a4 Qa5 11. Nge2 Nb6 12. Nc1 axb5 13. Bxb5 Ba6 14. N1a2 Bxb5 15. axb5 Nh5 16. Rb1 Bd4 17. Bh6 Rfe8 18. b3 e6 19. dxe6 Rxe6 20. Be3 Bxe3 21. Qxe3 d5 22. b4 Qa3 23. bxc5 Nc4 24. Qd4 Nf4 25. O-O Qxa2 26. Rf2 Qa3 27. Nxd5 Qd3 28. Qxd3 Nxd3 29. Rc2 Na3 30. Ra2 Nxc5 31. Rba1 f5 32. Nc7 Re5 33. Nxa8 Nxb5 34. exf5 gxf5 35. Nb6 Nc3 36. Rc2 {1:59:2-00 Kasparov lost in the act of playing Ne2+} 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.11"] [Round "08"] [White "Shirov,A"] [Black "Kramnik,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B66"] [WhiteElo "2690"] [BlackElo "2740"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Be7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. Kb1 Bb7 13. Bd3 O-O 14. e5 dxe5 15. fxe5 Nd7 16. Ne4 Bxe4 17. Bxe4 Rb8 18. Ba7 Nxe5 19. Qc3 Bd6 20. Qd4 Bc7 21. Qc5 Qc8 22. Rhe1 Nc4 23. Bxb8 Qxb8 24. g3 Be5 25. c3 Rc8 26. Qe7 b4 27. Qxb4 Qc7 28. Qb7 Na3+ 29. Kc1 Bf4+ 30. gxf4 Qxf4+ 31. Rd2 Rd8 32. Red1 Rxd2 33. Rxd2 1/2-1/2