Madrid 1997

Round 8


[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.30"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Beliavsky,A"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E15"]
[WhiteElo "2665"]
[BlackElo "2725"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 b5 6. cxb5 Bxb5 7. Bg2 d5 8.
O-O Nbd7 9. Nc3 Ba6 10. Ne5 Bd6 11. Nc6 Qc8 12. a3 O-O 13. Bg5 Qe8 14. Qd2
Nb6 15. Na5 c5 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Rfc1 Rc8 19. e4 d4 20. Nd1
d3 21. e5 Bd4 22. Rxc8 Qxc8 23. Rc1 Qd7 24. Bc6 Qe7 25. Be4 fxe5 26. Nc6
Qf6 27. Bxd3 Bb7 28. Be4 Bxc6 29. Rxc6 Rd8 30. Nc3 Nc8 31. Bg2 Kg7 32. Ne4
Qg6 33. Qa5 Rd5 34. Qb4 Nb6 35. Qe7 Bb2 36. h4 Rd1+ 37. Kh2 Nd5 38. Qe8 Nf6
39. Nxf6 Qxf6 40. Rc8 Kh6 41. Qf8+ Qg7 42. Qc5 Qg6 43. Bf3 Rd7 44. g4 f6
45. Qf8+ Qg7 46. Qe8 Qf7 47. Qh8 e4 48. Bxe4 Qg7 49. Qxg7+ Kxg7 50. Rc6
Bxa3 51. Rxe6 Re7 52. Ra6 Bc5 53. f3 Bb6 54. Ra2 Bc7+ 55. Kh3 Bf4 56. Ra5
h6 57. Rf5 Bd2 58. Kg2 Re5 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.30"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Akopian,V"]
[Black "San Segundo,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D60"]
[WhiteElo "2655"]
[BlackElo "2505"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 O-O 7. Qb3 c6 8.
Bd3 dxc4 9. Qxc4 c5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Bc2 Qa5 12. O-O Ncd7 13. Rfd1 Ne5 14.
Nxe5 Qxe5 15. Ne4 Nd5 16. f4 Qxb2 17. Bxe7 Nxe7 18. Qc5 Bd7 19. Rab1 Qxa2
20. Bb3 Qe2 21. Ng3 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.30"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Short,N"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C39"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 g5 4. h4 g4 5. Ne5 d6 6. Nxg4 Nf6 7. Nf2 Nc6 8.
d4 Bh6 9. Be2 Qe7 10. Nc3 Bd7 11. Bf3 O-O-O 12. a3 Nxe4 13. Nd5 Qe8 14. O-O
f5 15. c3 Rg8 16. Re1 Qf7 17. Bxf4 Bxf4 18. Nxf4 Ne7 19. Nxe4 fxe4 20. Rxe4
d5 21. Qb3 Rdf8 22. Rxe7 Qxe7 23. Nxd5 Qxh4 24. Ne3 c6 25. Rf1 Qg5 26. c4
Re8 27. Nd1 Qh4 28. d5 Qd4+ 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.30"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Salov,V"]
[Black "Polgar,J"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "2665"]
[BlackElo "2645"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. e4 e5 8.
h3 Re8 9. Re1 exd4 10. Nxd4 Nc5 11. Nb3 Nfd7 12. Bf4 a5 13. Qd2 Ne6 14. Bh6
Bh8 15. Be3 Ne5 16. Qe2 a4 17. Nd4 b6 18. b3 Ra5 19. Rad1 axb3 20. axb3 Ba6
21. Qd2 Nxd4 22. Bxd4 Nd3 23. Bxh8 Nxe1 24. Qd4 f6 25. Bxf6 Nxc2 26. Bxd8
Nxd4 27. Bxc7 Nb5 28. Nxb5 Bxb5 29. Rxd6 Ra1+ 30. Kh2 Bf1 31. Bxb6 Bxg2 32.
Kxg2 Rxe4 33. Bc5 Rb1 34. Rb6 Ree1 35. h4 Re4 36. Rb8+ Kf7 37. Rb7+ Kg8 38.
Kf3 Re5 39. Rb8+ Kf7 40. Rb7+ Ke6 41. Be3 Rf5+ 42. Ke4 Re5+ 43. Kd3 Rd1+
44. Kc4 Re4+ 45. Kb5 Rd7 46. Rb6+ Kd5 47. b4 Ree7 48. Ra6 Rb7+ 49. Ka5 Rec7
50. Ra8 Kc4 51. Bc5 Rc6 52. Bf8 Rb5+ 53. Ka4 Rb8 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.30"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Piket,Je"]
[Black "Illescas Cordoba,M"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D47"]
[WhiteElo "2640"]
[BlackElo "2635"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8.
Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O b4 10. Ne4 c5 11. Nxf6+ gxf6 12. Qe2 Rg8 13. e4 cxd4 14.
Nxd4 Bc5 15. Nb3 Bd6 16. Rd1 Qc7 17. g3 Ne5 18. Be3 Nxd3 19. Qxd3 Rd8 20.
Rac1 Qb8 21. Qb5+ Ke7 22. Bc5 Bxc5 23. Qxc5+ Rd6 24. Rxd6 Qxd6 25. Qxa7 1-0