Lost Boys Chess Festival.

Antwerp BEL (BEL), VIII 1997                                     cat. XV (2615)

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1 Topalov, Veselin       g BUL 2745   *   1   =   =   1   1   =   1   5.5  2826
2 Korchnoi, Viktor       g SUI 2610   0   *   1   =   =   1   1   1   5.0  2773
3 Ye Rongguang           g CHN 2500   =   0   *   =   =   1   =   =   3.5  2631
4 Sokolov, Ivan          g BIH 2635   =   =   =   *   0   =   1   0   3.0  2562
5 Piket, Jeroen          g NED 2630   0   =   =   1   *   0   =   =   3.0  2562
6 Van Wely, Loek         g NED 2655   0   0   0   =   1   *   =   1   3.0  2559
7 Novikov, Igor A        g UKR 2590   =   0   =   0   =   =   *   =   2.5  2516
8 Van der Sterren, Paul  g NED 2555   0   0   =   1   =   0   =   *   2.5  2521
Round 1 (1997.08.01) Topalov, Veselin - Van der Sterren, Paul 1-0 55 C95 Ruy Lopez Korchnoi, Viktor - Novikov, Igor A 1-0 44 A06 Reti (1.Nf3) Sokolov, Ivan - Van Wely, Loek 1/2 20 D39 Queen's gambit Piket, Jeroen - Ye Rongguang 1/2 31 D02 Queen's pawn Round 2 (1997.08.02) Ye Rongguang - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 14 A48 Queen's pawn Piket, Jeroen - Korchnoi, Viktor 1/2 35 D23 QGA; Novikov, Igor A - Topalov, Veselin 1/2 23 E81 Kings indian; Saemisch Van der Sterren, Paul - Sokolov, Ivan 1-0 45 A35 English; 1.c4 c5 Round 3 (1997.08.04) Topalov, Veselin - Piket, Jeroen 1-0 35 C83 Ruy Lopez Korchnoi, Viktor - Ye Rongguang 1-0 30 B10 Caro-Kann Sokolov, Ivan - Novikov, Igor A 1-0 34 D43 Semi-Slav Van Wely, Loek - Van der Sterren, Paul 1-0 65 D37 Queen's gambit Round 4 (1997.08.05) Korchnoi, Viktor - Topalov, Veselin 0-1 47 A57 Benko gambit Ye Rongguang - Van der Sterren, Paul 1/2 61 D37 Queen's gambit Piket, Jeroen - Sokolov, Ivan 1-0 39 E11 Bogo indian Novikov, Igor A - Van Wely, Loek 1/2 27 A65 Modern Benoni Round 5 (1997.08.07) Topalov, Veselin - Ye Rongguang 1/2 23 C42 Petroff defence Sokolov, Ivan - Korchnoi, Viktor 1/2 45 D27 QGA; Van Wely, Loek - Piket, Jeroen 1-0 45 E94 Kings indian; Classical Van der Sterren, Paul - Novikov, Igor A 1/2 60 D47 Semi-Slav Round 6 (1997.08.08) Topalov, Veselin - Sokolov, Ivan 1/2 36 C82 Ruy Lopez Korchnoi, Viktor - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 48 E98 Kings indian; Main line Ye Rongguang - Novikov, Igor A 1/2 26 D00 Queen's pawn Piket, Jeroen - Van der Sterren, Paul 1/2 55 D53 QGD; Round 7 (1997.08.10) Sokolov, Ivan - Ye Rongguang 1/2 59 D07 Chigorin Van Wely, Loek - Topalov, Veselin 0-1 35 A70 Modern Benoni Novikov, Igor A - Piket, Jeroen 1/2 55 D38 Queen's gambit Van der Sterren, Paul - Korchnoi, Viktor 0-1 39 D77 1.d4 d5 2.c4 g6

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