Madrid 1997

Round 3


[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.23"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Akopian,V"]
[Black "Piket,Je"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A13"]
[WhiteElo "2655"]
[BlackElo "2640"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5
8. O-O b6 9. b4 Bb7 10. bxc5 Rc8 11. Nc3 Bxc5 12. Qb3 O-O 13. a4 Qc7 14.
Bb2 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Ne5 16. Ne4 Nxf3+ 17. Qxf3 Nxe4 18. Qxe4 Rfd8 19. Bc3 Rd5
20. Rfb1 Qd7 21. Rc1 h6 22. d3 f5 23. Qf4 e5 24. Qf3 Re8 25. Be1 Kh7 26.
Rc4 b5 27. axb5 axb5 28. Rcc1 e4 29. dxe4 fxe4 30. Qg2 Qf5 31. h3 Red8 32.
Kh2 h5 33. Rab1 e3 34. Ba5 Rf8 35. fxe3 Bxe3 36. Rf1 Qc2 37. Qxd5 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.23"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C68"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2725"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bg4 6. h3 h5 7. d3 Qf6 8.
Be3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Qxf3 10. gxf3 Bd6 11. Nd2 Ne7 12. Rfb1 Ng6 13. b4 f6 14.
a4 Kf7 15. Kf1 Nf8 16. Ke2 Ne6 17. c3 Rhd8 18. Nc4 b6 19. Kd2 Be7 20. Kc2
Rd7 21. Rd1 Rad8 22. Rd2 g6 23. Rad1 Bf8 24. Kb3 c5 25. b5 a5 26. Kc2 Bg7
27. Rh1 f5 28. Rdd1 f4 29. Bc1 Bf6 30. h4 Kg7 31. Rh2 Kh7 32. Rg2 Kh6 33.
Rdg1 Rg7 34. Rh1 Kh7 35. Rhg1 Rdg8 36. Rh1 Kh6 37. Kd2 g5 38. hxg5+ Nxg5
39. Ke2 Ne6 40. Rgh2 h4 41. Rxh4+ Bxh4 42. Rxh4+ Kg5 43. Rh1 Kf6 44. Bb2
Rg5 45. Rh7 Re8 46. Rd7 Re7 47. Rd5 Rh7 48. d4 exd4 49. e5+ Kf5 50. cxd4
Rg2 51. Nd6+ cxd6 52. exd6+ Kg6 53. d7 Nd8 54. dxc5 bxc5 55. Bc3 Kf7 56.
Bxa5 Ke6 57. Rxc5 Rxd7 58. Bc7 Rgg7 59. Bxf4 Nb7 60. Rc6+ Kd5 61. Be3 Rg1
62. Rh6 Kc4 63. Rc6+ Kb3 64. b6 Kxa4 65. f4 Kb5 66. Rc2 Nd6 67. Rc5+ Ka6
68. Rd5 Rgg7 69. Kf3 Nc4 70. Rc5 Nxb6 71. Rc6 Rb7 72. f5 Rgc7 73. Re6 Kb5
74. Re5+ Kc4 75. Ke4 Nd7 76. Ra5 Nf6+ 77. Ke5 Rc6 78. Bg5 Rb5+ 79. Rxb5
Nd7+ 80. Ke4 Kxb5 81. Kd5 Rc5+ 82. Ke6 Nf8+ 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.23"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Salov,V"]
[Black "Beliavsky,A"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A28"]
[WhiteElo "2665"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 O-O
8. Rc1 Re8 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. e3 Rb8 11. Bd3 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 c5 13. O-O Bb7
14. Rb1 d6 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. Qa4 Ba8 17. Rxb8 Rxb8 18. Qxa7 Rc8 19. Rb1 Qg5
20. Bf1 Qd8 21. Qa4 Be4 22. Rb2 Ra8 23. Qd1 Qe8 24. Qd2 g5 25. h3 Kg7 26.
Be2 Ra3 27. Rb3 Ra4 28. Rb2 Qa8 29. f3 Bf5 30. f4 Be4 31. Bd1 Ra3 32. Bb3
Qd8 33. Qc1 Qe7 34. Rf2 Ra8 35. Qd1 Qe6 36. Kh2 Rg8 37. Qh5 Kf8 38. Bc2
Bxc2 39. Rxc2 Rg6 40. Qf3 Rf6 41. Rb2 gxf4 42. exf4 Qxc4 43. f5 d5 44. Rb8+
Ke7 45. Qg3 Rxf5 46. Qxc7+ Kf6 47. Qd6+ Kg7 48. Qf8+ Kg6 49. Rb6+ f6 50.
Qg8+ Kh5 51. g4+ 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.23"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Short,N"]
[Black "Illescas Cordoba,M"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B33"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2635"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6
8. Na3 b5 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Nd5 Bg7 11. Bd3 Ne7 12. Nxe7 Qxe7 13. O-O O-O
14. c3 f5 15. Nc2 Rb8 16. exf5 e4 17. Re1 Bxf5 18. Nd4 Bxd4 19. cxd4 d5 20.
Qd2 Rb6 21. Rac1 Rg6 22. Bf1 Qh4 23. Re3 Qg5 24. g3 h5 25. Rc5 Be6 26. Re2
Qf6 27. Rc6 Rc8 28. Rxc8+ Bxc8 29. Qe3 h4 30. Rc2 Bg4 31. Rc5 Qf5 32. Bg2
Bf3 33. a3 Rf6 34. Rc3 Kg7 35. Bxf3 exf3 36. Qd3 Re6 37. Qd1 Rf6 38. Qd3
Qg4 39. Qd1 hxg3 40. hxg3 Qh5 41. Re3 a5 42. Re5 Rf5 43. Rxf5 Qxf5 44. b4
axb4 45. axb4 Qe4 46. Qc1 f6 47. Qf1 Qe2 48. Qc1 Kg6 49. Qb1+ Qe4 50. Qd1
Kf5 51. Qd2 Kg4 52. Kh2 Qh7+ 53. Kg1 Qb1+ 54. Kh2 Qh7+ 55. Kg1 Qe4 56. Kh2
Kh5 57. Kg1 Qb1+ 58. Kh2 Qe4 59. Kg1 Qe2 60. Qc1 f5 61. Qe3 Kg6 62. Kh2 Kh5
63. Kg1 Kg6 64. Kh2 Kh5 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.23"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Polgar,J"]
[Black "San Segundo,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B66"]
[WhiteElo "2645"]
[BlackElo "2505"]

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. Qe3 Qc7 13. e5 dxe5 14.
fxe5 Nd7 15. Ne4 Bb7 16. Nd6+ Qxd6 17. exd6 Bg5 18. Qxg5 hxg5 19. Bxg7 Rh4
20. Bd4 f5 21. Bf2 Rh7 22. h4 Nf6 23. Bd3 g4 24. Rhe1 Kd7 25. g3 Bd5 26. b3
Kxd6 27. c4 bxc4 28. bxc4 Rc7 29. Kb2 Rb8+ 30. Ka1 Bf3 31. Bxf5+ Bxd1 32.
Rxe6+ Kd7 33. Rb6+ Ke7 34. Rxb8 Rxc4 35. Be3 Nd5 36. Bg5+ Kd6 37. h5 Bc2
38. Rc8 1-0