Madrid 1997

Round 2


[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.22"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Short,N"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C60"]
[WhiteElo "2725"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 d6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6
8. d4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Bd7 10. Nc3 O-O 11. h3 c5 12. Nf3 Re8 13. e5 dxe5 14.
Nxe5 Bd6 15. Bf4 Bf5 16. Rc1 Re6 17. Qf3 Qe8 18. Nd3 c4 19. Rxe6 Bxe6 20.
Ne5 Rb8 21. Re1 Qf8 22. b3 cxb3 23. axb3 Re8 24. Nd3 c5 25. Bxd6 Qxd6 26.
Qf4 Qxf4 27. Nxf4 Bf5 28. Rc1 c4 29. bxc4 Rc8 30. Ncd5 Nxd5 31. Nxd5 Kf8
32. Ra1 Bxc2 33. Nb6 Rc7 34. Rxa6 g6 35. f3 Kg7 36. Ra3 Rc6 37. Rc3 Rxb6
38. Rxc2 Kf6 39. Kf2 Ke5 40. Re2+ Kd6 41. Kg3 Rc6 42. Rd2+ Ke5 43. Rd5+ Ke6
44. Rd4 Ra6 45. Re4+ Kd6 46. h4 Ra2 47. c5+ Kd7 48. c6+ Kd6 49. Rc4 Kc7 50.
Rf4 f5 51. Rc4 h5 52. Rc5 Ra4 53. Re5 f4+ 54. Kh3 Rd4 55. Re6 Rd6 56. Rxd6
Kxd6 57. g3 Kxc6 58. gxf4 Kd5 59. Kg3 Ke6 60. Kf2 Kf6 61. Ke2 Ke6 62. Kd3
Kd5 63. Ke3 Ke6 64. Ke4 Kf6 65. f5 g5 66. hxg5+ Kxg5 67. Ke5 h4 68. f6 Kg6
69. Ke6 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.22"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Illescas Cordoba,M"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C60"]
[WhiteElo "2635"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. d4 exd4 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Bxc6
dxc6 8. Qxd4 Nf6 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Nd2 c5 11. Qe3 O-O-O 12. h3 Be6 13. O-O-O
Nd7 14. f4 f6 15. Nf3 Rhe8 16. Rhe1 Nb6 17. Rxd8+ Rxd8 18. f5 Bg8 19. Qh6
Qf8 20. Qxf8 Rxf8 21. g4 gxf5 22. gxf5 Bf7 23. Rg1 Bh5 24. Ne1 c6 25. Nd3
Nd7 26. Rg7 Rf7 27. Rg8+ Kc7 28. Nf4 Bf3 29. Ne6+ Kd6 30. Nd8 Re7 31. Nxb7+
Ke5 32. Rd8 Kf4 33. Nd6 h5 34. Rg8 Ne5 35. Ne8 Rf7 36. Ng7 c4 37. Ne6+ Ke3
38. h4 Bxe4 39. Nxe4 Kxe4 40. Ng7 Kf4 41. Nxh5+ Kxf5 42. Kd2 Rh7 43. Ng3+
Kf4 44. h5 Kf3 45. Kc3 c5 46. a3 a6 47. b4 cxb3 48. Kxb3 Rb7+ 49. Kc3 Rh7
50. Kb3 Ng4 51. Ne4 Kxe4 52. Rxg4+ Kf5 53. Rc4 Kg5 54. Rxc5+ f5 55. c4 Rxh5
56. Kb4 Kg4 57. a4 Rh6 58. Rc8 f4 59. c5 f3 60. c6 f2 61. Rf8 Kg3 62. Kc5
Rh1 63. Kb6 f1=Q 64. Rxf1 Rxf1 65. Kxa6 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.22"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Beliavsky,A"]
[Black "Akopian,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E09"]
[WhiteElo "2665"]
[BlackElo "2655"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8.
Rd1 b6 9. b3 Ba6 10. Nbd2 Rc8 11. e4 c5 12. exd5 exd5 13. Qf5 Bb7 14. Bb2
dxc4 15. Nxc4 b5 16. d5 bxc4 17. d6 Re8 18. dxe7 Qxe7 19. bxc4 Rb8 20. Bc3
Qe4 21. Qxe4 Bxe4 22. Bd2 h6 23. Rdc1 Rb2 24. Bc3 Re2 25. h3 Re6 26. a4 Nb6
27. Ne1 Bxg2 28. Nxg2 Rd6 29. a5 Nbd7 30. Kf1 Re4 31. Ne3 Ne5 32. Bxe5 Rxe5
33. Rd1 Rd4 34. a6 Ne4 35. Kg2 Re6 36. Rxd4 cxd4 37. Nd5 Nc5 38. Ra5 Nxa6
39. Nf4 Rc6 40. Nd3 Kf8 41. c5 Ke8 42. Kf3 Nc7 43. Rxa7 Na6 44. Ke4 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.22"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Piket,Je"]
[Black "Polgar,J"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D85"]
[WhiteElo "2640"]
[BlackElo "2645"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5
8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Qd2 Qxd2+ 12. Bxd2 b6 13. O-O Bb7
14. d5 Rc8 15. Bb4 Kf8 16. Rfd1 Na6 17. Bxa6 Bxa6 18. e5 Be2 19. d6 Bxd1
20. dxe7+ Ke8 21. Rxd1 Bh6 22. h4 Rc1 23. Rxc1 Bxc1 24. Bd6 Rc8 25. g3 Kd7
26. Nd4 a6 27. Kf1 f6 28. f4 fxe5 29. fxe5 Be3 30. Nf3 Bc5 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.22"]
[Round "02"]
[White "San Segundo,P"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E90"]
[WhiteElo "2505"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Be3
Na6 9. Nd2 Nd7 10. g4 Ndc5 11. Nb3 Nxb3 12. Qxb3 Qh4 13. Rg1 Bh6 14. g5 Bg7
15. O-O-O f5 16. gxf6 Bh6 17. Na4 Bd7 18. f7+ Rxf7 19. Qxb7 Bxa4 20. Qxa8+
Rf8 21. Qxf8+ Kxf8 0-1