Madrid 1997

Round 4


[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.25"]
[Round "04"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Polgar,J"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D38"]
[WhiteElo "2725"]
[BlackElo "2645"]

1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Bb4 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8.
Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. exd4 Nc6 12. Ne4 Qd8 13. a3 Ba5 14.
Qd3 Bb6 15. Rfd1 Qe7 16. Bb5 Bd7 17. Nc5 Be8 18. Qc3 Rc8 19. b4 a5 20. Bd3
axb4 21. axb4 Rc7 22. Qe1 Kh8 23. h4 Qd6 24. Bb1 Qf4 25. Be4 Ne7 26. g3 Qf6
27. Ne5 Nf5 28. Ng4 Qd8 29. d5 Nd6 30. dxe6 f5 31. Nxb7 Qe7 32. Rxd6 Rxb7
33. Bxb7 Qxd6 34. e7 Qxg3+ 35. Bg2 Rg8 36. Ne5 Qxh4 37. Rc8 Kh7 38. Nc4 Bd4
39. Nd6 Qh5 40. Nxe8 Rxe8 41. Rxe8 Qxe8 42. Qe6 Bf6 43. Qxf5+ Kg8 44. Bd5+
Kh8 45. Be4 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.25"]
[Round "04"]
[White "Akopian,V"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A13"]
[WhiteElo "2655"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 d5 8.
cxd5 Nxd5 9. e4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Nc6 11. d4 Na5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Ne5 Qe8 14.
Nd3 Rd8 15. Qg4 Kh8 16. e5 Be7 17. Bxb7 Nxb7 18. Bg5 Bxg5 19. Qxg5 h6 20.
Qg4 c5 21. Nf4 cxd4 22. cxd4 Qe7 23. h4 Rxd4 24. Ng6+ fxg6 25. Qxd4 g5 26.
hxg5 Qxg5 27. Qe3 Qf5 28. Rad1 Nc5 29. Rd4 Qc2 30. a3 Kh7 31. Kg2 Qg6 32.
Red1 Qh5 33. R1d2 Rf5 34. Rh4 Qg6 35. Rdd4 Qe8 36. Rdf4 Rg5 37. Rfg4 Qc6+
38. Kg1 Rxg4 39. Rxg4 Qd5 40. Rd4 Qa8 41. Qe2 Qe8 42. Qc2+ Kg8 43. Qd1 Qg6
44. Rd8+ Kh7 45. Qf3 Qg5 46. Qa8 Qc1+ 47. Kg2 Qxa3 48. Rh8+ Kg6 49. Qe8+
Kf5 50. Qf7+ Kxe5 51. Rd8 g5 52. Qg7+ Kf5 53. f3 Qa2+ 54. Kh3 g4+ 55. fxg4+
1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.25"]
[Round "04"]
[White "Illescas Cordoba,M"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C78"]
[WhiteElo "2635"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 Rb8 8.
axb5 axb5 9. Nxe5 Nxe5 10. d4 Bxd4 11. Qxd4 d6 12. f4 Nc6 13. Qc3 Ne7 14.
e5 Ne4 15. Qe3 Nc5 16. exd6 Qxd6 17. Re1 Nxb3 18. cxb3 Be6 19. Nc3 O-O 20.
Ne4 Qd5 21. Bd2 Nf5 22. Qf2 b4 23. Nc5 Rfd8 24. Na6 Qxd2 25. Qxd2 Rxd2 26.
Nxb8 h5 27. Rf1 Rxb2 28. Na6 Ne3 29. Rf2 Rxb3 30. Nxc7 Bc4 31. Rf3 Be2 32.
Rg3 Rc3 33. Kf2 Rxc7 34. Rxe3 Bg4 35. Rb1 Rc4 36. Reb3 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.25"]
[Round "04"]
[White "Beliavsky,A"]
[Black "Short,N"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E38"]
[WhiteElo "2665"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 Na6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3
Nxc5 8. f3 d5 9. cxd5 b6 10. b4 Na4 11. Qb3 b5 12. e4 a6 13. Bd3 O-O 14.
Ne2 Re8 15. Bb2 Nxb2 16. Qxb2 exd5 17. e5 Nd7 18. f4 f6 19. Qc2 Nf8 20.
exf6 Qxf6 21. O-O Bg4 22. Ng3 Qd4+ 23. Kh1 Rac8 24. Qd2 g6 25. Ra2 Rc3 26.
Bb1 Qc4 27. Rc2 Rxc2 28. Bxc2 d4 29. f5 Qc3 30. f6 Re3 31. f7+ Kg7 32. Qf2
Re6 33. Bb3 Rb6 34. Qf4 h5 35. Qe5+ Kh7 36. Ne4 Qxb3 37. Ng5+ Kh6 38. h4
1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.25"]
[Round "04"]
[White "Piket,Je"]
[Black "San Segundo,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D53"]
[WhiteElo "2640"]
[BlackElo "2505"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. Qc2 h6 7. cxd5 exd5
8. Bh4 c6 9. e3 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. O-O-O Nb6 12. Ne5 Nf6 13. h3 Bd7 14.
Bd3 O-O-O 15. Rhe1 Kb8 16. Kb1 Rc8 17. g4 Rc7 18. f3 Rd8 19. Qh2 Bc8 20.
Bc2 Ne8 21. e4 dxe4 22. fxe4 Qd6 23. Qf2 Be6 24. Re2 Nc4 25. Nd3 Bc8 26.
Nc5 Qe7 27. Bd3 Nb6 28. Red2 Qf6 29. Bc2 Qxf2 30. Rxf2 Re7 31. Bb3 f6 32.
Rfd2 Nc7 33. d5 cxd5 34. exd5 Rd6 35. N5e4 Ne8 36. Nxd6 Nxd6 37. Re2 Rc7
38. Ne4 Re7 39. Rde1 Rd7 40. Nxd6 Rxd6 41. Re8 a5 42. Rc1 a4 43. Bxa4 Rxd5
44. Bb3 1-0