Linares Super Tournament 1997 - Round 9




Round 9  14/02/1997



Kasparov, Gary      -  Polgar, Judit       1-0   41  B49  Sicilian

Kramnik, Vladimir   -  Dreev, Alexey       1-0   66  D45  Semi-Slav

Anand, Viswanathan  -  Shirov, Alexei      1/2   25  C45  Scottish

Gelfand, Boris      -  Ivanchuk, Vassily   1/2   23  D18  Slav defence

Nikolic, Predrag    -  Topalov, Veselin    0-1   22  A41  Queen's pawn

Piket, Jeroen       -  Adams, Michael      1/2   21  A40  Queen's pawn








[Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.14"] [Round "09"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Dreev,A"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2650"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O Qe7 9. c5 Bc7 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nd5 12. Bd2 Rd8 13. Rae1 f6 14. Nd6 Nf8 15. Nxc8 Raxc8 16. Re4 Qf7 17. Rfe1 Re8 18. b4 a6 19. a4 Ra8 20. g3 Qd7 21. Bc4 Reb8 22. Rb1 Rd8 23. Ree1 Ng6 24. Bd3 Nf8 25. Bf1 Ng6 26. b5 axb5 27. axb5 Ra3 28. Rb3 Rda8 29. Bc1 Ra1 30. Bb2 Rxe1 31. Nxe1 e5 32. Nf3 exd4 33. Nxd4 Be5 34. Qf5 Qxf5 35. Nxf5 Nge7 36. Nxe7+ Nxe7 37. Bc4+ Kf8 38. Bxe5 fxe5 39. Rf3+ Ke8 40. Bf7+ Kf8 41. Ba2+ Ke8 42. Bf7+ Kf8 43. Be6+ Ke8 44. Rf7 cxb5 45. Rxg7 h6 46. Rh7 Ra1+ 47. Kg2 Kf8 48. Rf7+ Ke8 49. Rh7 Kf8 50. Rf7+ Ke8 51. Rf6 Ra6 52. Rxh6 Ng8 53. Rg6 Ke7 54. Rxg8 Kxe6 55. Rb8 Ra7 56. Rd8 Ra6 57. Rb8 Ra7 58. h4 b4 59. Rd8 Ra6 60. h5 Rc6 61. h6 Rc7 62. Rd6+ Kf5 63. Rb6 Kg5 64. Kf3 b3 65. Ke4 Re7 66. Kd5 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.14"] [Round "09"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Polgar,J"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B49"] [WhiteElo "2795"] [BlackElo "2645"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 a6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Be3 Bb4 9. Na4 Bd6 10. g3 Be7 11. c4 d6 12. f3 Bd7 13. Rc1 O-O 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. Nb6 Rad8 16. b4 Qb8 17. b5 Be8 18. a4 Nd7 19. Nxd7 Rxd7 20. Qb3 Qc7 21. Rfd1 Rd8 22. Bd4 Ra8 23. Qc3 axb5 24. cxb5 Qxc3 25. Rxc3 Rxa4 26. Rc7 Bg5 27. Bf2 b6 28. Rb7 Ra2 29. Bf1 Rb2 30. f4 Bf6 31. Rxb6 Bc3 32. Rb7 g5 33. f5 Bb4 34. f6 h5 35. Rc1 Kh7 36. Rb8 d5 37. exd5 Bd6 38. Rd8 Be5 39. Rcc8 Bxb5 40. Bxb5 Rxd8 41. Bd3+ 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.14"] [Round "09"] [White "Gelfand,B"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D18"] [WhiteElo "2700"] [BlackElo "2740"] 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. e3 e6 7. Bxc4 Bb4 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Qe2 Bg6 10. e4 O-O 11. Bd3 a6 12. e5 Nd5 13. Bxg6 fxg6 14. Ne4 c5 15. Nfg5 Qe7 16. Qg4 cxd4 17. Nxh7 Nxe5 18. Qh3 Rf5 19. Nhg5 Nf6 20. Ng3 Rd8 21. Nxf5 gxf5 22. Qb3 Nd5 23. Nf3 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.14"] [Round "09"] [White "Anand,V"] [Black "Shirov,A"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C45"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2690"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 Qf6 6. Qd2 dxc6 7. Nc3 Ne7 8. Qf4 Be6 9. Qxf6 gxf6 10. f4 f5 11. Bd2 O-O-O 12. O-O-O Rhg8 13. g3 h5 14. Bh3 h4 15. Na4 Bf2 16. Bb4 Rxd1+ 17. Rxd1 hxg3 18. hxg3 b5 19. Bxe7 bxa4 20. Bxf5 Bxf5 21. exf5 Be3+ 22. Kb1 Rxg3 23. Rd8+ Kb7 24. a3 Bxf4 25. Rf8 Be5 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.14"] [Round "09"] [White "Piket,Je"] [Black "Adams,Mi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2640"] [BlackElo "2665"] 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. a3 Bb7 4. Nc3 f5 5. f3 Nf6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 c5 8. Nge2 Nc6 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 Bd6 11. Bc2 Qb8 12. h3 Ne7 13. Kh1 Ng6 14. Rb1 cxd4 15. exd4 Qd8 16. Be3 Rc8 17. Qd2 Bb8 18. c5 Qe8 19. b4 Nh4 20. Rf2 h6 21. Bf4 Bxf4 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Linares ESP"] [Date "1997.02.14"] [Round "09"] [White "Nikolic,Pr"] [Black "Topalov,V"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A41"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2725"] 1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. g3 c5 5. d5 b5 6. cxb5 a6 7. bxa6 Nf6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bg2 Bf5 10. O-O Nxa6 11. Ne1 Qd7 12. e4 Bh3 13. Rb1 Rfb8 14. b3 Bxg2 15. Nxg2 Ng4 16. Bb2 Nc7 17. Qc2 Bd4 18. Kh1 Ne5 19. Qe2 Qc8 20. f4 Ng4 21. Qf3 Rb4 22. h3 Ne5 0-1