Madrid 1997

Round 7


[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.29"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Illescas Cordoba,M"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D46"]
[WhiteElo "2725"]
[BlackElo "2635"]

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 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14.
h3 b4 15. Ne2 c5 16. f3 c4 17. Qxc4 Qb6+ 18. Kh1 Rfd8 19. Qb5 Qxb5 20. Bxb5
a6 21. Ba4 a5 22. Bf4 Bxf4 23. Nxf4 g5 24. e5 gxf4 25. exf6 Ra6 26. Rfd1
Rxd1+ 27. Rxd1 Rxf6 28. a3 bxa3 29. bxa3 Rf5 30. Rd4 Kg7 31. Kh2 Bc8 32.
Bc2 Rc5 33. Bd3 Be6 34. Ba6 Rf5 35. a4 h6 36. Bb5 Kf6 37. Rd8 Kg7 38. Ra8
Bb3 39. Kg1 Rc5 40. Rxa5 Bxa4 41. Rxa4 Rxb5 42. Rxf4 Rb2 43. Kh2 Ra2 44.
Rf5 Kg6 45. Rb5 Kg7 46. h4 Ra4 47. Kh3 Ra2 48. g4 Ra1 49. g5 hxg5 50. Rxg5+
Kf6 51. Rg2 Kf5 52. Kg3 Ra8 53. Rb2 Rg8+ 54. Kf2 Rh8 55. Rb5+ Kf4 56. Rb4+
Kf5 57. Kg3 Rg8+ 58. Rg4 Ra8 59. Rf4+ Kg6 60. Kg4 Ra5 61. Rb4 f6 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.29"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B01"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Bc4 Bf5 7. Bd2 e6
8. Nd5 Qd8 9. Nxf6+ Qxf6 10. Qe2 Bg4 11. d5 Bxf3 12. gxf3 cxd5 13. Bxd5 Nd7
14. O-O-O Ba3 15. c3 O-O 16. Be4 Be7 17. Bxh7+ Kxh7 18. Qd3+ Kg8 19. Qxd7
b6 20. Rhg1 Rad8 21. Qxa7 Bc5 22. Be3 Ra8 23. Qb7 Rxa2 24. Qe4 Bxe3+ 25.
fxe3 b5 26. Kc2 b4 27. Qxb4 Qf5+ 28. Kb3 Raa8 29. Rxg7+ 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.29"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Short,N"]
[Black "Piket,Je"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C35"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2640"]

1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 Be7 4. Nc3 Bh4+ 5. Ke2 d5 6. Nxd5 Nf6 7. Nxf6+
Qxf6 8. d4 Bg4 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. c3 O-O-O 11. Qxf4 Qe6 12. Ke3 g5 13. Nxg5
Bxg5 14. Qxg5 f5 15. h3 Nxd4 16. cxd4 Rxd4 17. hxg4 Rxe4+ 18. Kf2 fxg4 19.
Rh6 Rf8+ 20. Kg1 Rxf1+ 21. Kxf1 Re1+ 22. Kf2 Qe2+ 23. Kg3 Qd3+ 24. Kxg4 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.29"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Polgar,J"]
[Black "Akopian,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B04"]
[WhiteElo "2645"]
[BlackElo "2655"]

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Bc4 c6 6. O-O Bg7 7. Re1 O-O 8.
Nc3 dxe5 9. Nxe5 Be6 10. Ne4 Nc7 11. Bb3 Bxb3 12. axb3 Ne6 13. c3 Nd7 14.
Nxd7 Qxd7 15. b4 Rfd8 16. Qf3 Qc7 17. Ra5 b6 18. Ra6 Qb7 19. Ra1 Rd5 20. h4
a5 21. bxa5 Rdxa5 22. Rxa5 Rxa5 23. b4 Rf5 24. Qd3 Rd5 25. Qf3 Rf5 26. Qe2
h5 27. Qa2 c5 28. bxc5 bxc5 29. Ng5 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.29"]
[Round "07"]
[White "San Segundo,P"]
[Black "Beliavsky,A"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A87"]
[WhiteElo "2505"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. d4 d6 2. c4 f5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 Qe8 8.
O-O h6 9. Nbd2 g5 10. Qc2 Qh5 11. Rae1 a5 12. Bc3 f4 13. d5 Na6 14. Ne4 Bf5
15. Nxf6+ Bxf6 16. Qb2 Nc5 17. Bxf6 Rxf6 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. Qc3 Qg6 20. f3 Rf7
21. Rf2 Qf6 22. e3 e5 23. dxe6 Nxe6 24. Rd2 Re8 25. exf4 gxf4 26. Qd3 Nc5
27. Rxe8+ Bxe8 28. Qf1 Bd7 29. Qf2 h5 30. Rd1 Rg7 31. Ne2 fxg3 32. hxg3 Bc6
33. Qd4 Qh6 34. Qf4 Qxf4 35. Nxf4 Rxg3 36. Kf2 Rg5 37. Rh1 Be8 38. Bf1 Bf7
39. Be2 Kg7 40. Bd1 Kf6 41. Bc2 c6 42. Rd1 Ke7 43. Rh1 Ne6 44. Ne2 b5 45.
f4 Rc5 46. Bd3 bxc4 47. Bxc4 a4 48. Ke3 axb3 49. axb3 Ra5 50. Nd4 Nxd4 51.
Kxd4 Rf5 52. Ke4 Bg6 53. Kf3 Rf6 54. Ke3 Rf8 55. Rh4 Rh8 56. Kd4 Kf6 57. b4
Rb8 58. Kc3 Re8 59. b5 d5 60. Bb3 Re3+ 61. Kb2 cxb5 62. Bxd5 Be8 63. Bb3
Kg6 64. Bd1 Kh6 65. Rh2 Re4 66. Rh4 Bg6 67. Bb3 Be8 68. Kc3 b4+ 69. Kd3 Bg6
70. Kd2 Rd4+ 71. Kc1 Be8 72. Be6 Ba4 73. Bg4 Rd5 74. Bf3 Rc5+ 75. Kb2 Be8
76. Bxh5 Bxh5 77. Kb3 Rb5 78. f5 Kg5 79. Rxb4 Bf7+ 80. Kc3 Rxf5 81. Kd3
Rf3+ 82. Kd2 Kf5 83. Rd4 Ke5 84. Rh4 Bd5 85. Rb4 Be4 86. Rb5+ Kf4 87. Rb8
Rd3+ 88. Ke2 Rc3 89. Rb2 Rh3 90. Kd2 Rd3+ 91. Ke2 Rd4 92. Ke1 Bf3 93. Kf2
Rc4 94. Ke1 Rd4 95. Kf2 Re4 96. Rd2 Re3 97. Rb2 Be4 98. Rb8 Rc3 99. Rb2 Rh3
100. Ke1 Rd3 101. Rd2 Re3+ 102. Kd1 Rb3 103. Ke1 Bf3 104. Kf2 Rb1 105. Rd4+
Be4 106. Rd2 Rh1 107. Ke2 Rh3 108. Rd8 Rh2+ 109. Kd1 Ke3 110. Rb8 Rd2+ 111.
Kc1 Rc2+ 112. Kd1 Rc3 113. Rb2 Bf3+ 0-1