Madrid 1997

Round 9


[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.31"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Akopian,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C42"]
[WhiteElo "2725"]
[BlackElo "2655"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O
8. c4 c6 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Bg4 12. Rb1 Nd7 13. h3 Bh5 14.
Rb5 Nb6 15. c4 Bxf3 16. Qxf3 dxc4 17. Bc2 Qd7 18. a4 g6 19. Bd2 c3 20. Bxc3
Rac8 21. Be4 Rc4 22. Rfb1 Rfc8 23. R5b3 Nxa4 24. Bd2 Rxd4 25. Be3 Rxe4 26.
Qxe4 Nc3 27. Rxc3 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.31"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Piket,Je"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C99"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2640"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.
c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. Nbd2 cxd4 13. cxd4 Bd7 14. Nf1
Rfc8 15. Ne3 Nc6 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Bb3 Na5 18. Bd5 Rab8 19. b3 Nxd5 20.
Nxd5 Qd6 21. Bb2 f6 22. Qd2 Nc6 23. Rad1 Be8 24. Nh4 Bf8 25. Re3 Rb7 26.
Rd3 Qe6 27. Nf5 Kh8 28. Nde3 Rbc7 29. Nd6 Rd8 30. Nxe8 Rxe8 31. Nd5 Rcc8
32. Rc1 Red8 33. Nb6 Rxd3 34. Qxd3 Nb4 35. Rxc8 Qxc8 36. Qd7 Qxd7 37. Nxd7
Nd3 38. Nxf8 Nxb2 39. Ne6 Nd3 40. Nc7 Nc1 41. Nxa6 Nxa2 42. Kf1 Nc1 43. Nc5
Na2 44. Nd3 Kg8 45. Ke1 Kf7 46. Kd2 b4 47. Nc5 Ke7 48. Na4 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.31"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Illescas Cordoba,M"]
[Black "Beliavsky,A"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C43"]
[WhiteElo "2635"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Nd7 6. Nxd7 Bxd7 7. O-O
Be7 8. Nc3 Nf6 9. Bg5 c6 10. Qf3 O-O 11. Rae1 h6 12. Bf4 Be6 13. h3 Bd6 14.
Re3 Ne8 15. Ne2 Qd7 16. Ng3 Bxf4 17. Qxf4 Qd6 18. Nh5 Qxf4 19. Nxf4 Nc7 20.
Rfe1 Rfe8 21. Kf1 Bd7 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.31"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Polgar,J"]
[Black "Short,N"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C19"]
[WhiteElo "2645"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qc7 7. Nf3 Ne7 8.
a4 h6 9. dxc5 Nd7 10. Bb5 O-O 11. Bxd7 Bxd7 12. O-O f6 13. Re1 Ng6 14. Qd4
Rac8 15. c4 fxe5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Rxe5 Qxc5 18. Qxc5 Rxc5 19. cxd5 Rxd5
1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Madrid ESP"]
[Date "1997.05.31"]
[Round "09"]
[White "San Segundo,P"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E12"]
[WhiteElo "2505"]
[BlackElo "2665"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Qc2 c5 7. cxd5 cxd4 8.
Qa4+ Nbd7 9. dxe6 dxc3 10. exd7+ Qxd7 11. Qxd7+ Nxd7 12. bxc3 Be7 13. Be3
Rc8 14. Bd4 O-O 15. e3 Nc5 16. Nd2 Na4 17. c4 Bc5 18. f3 Bxd4 19. exd4 Rfd8
20. d5 Ba6 21. Rb1 b5 22. cxb5 Nc3 23. Rc1 Bxb5 24. Bxb5 Nxb5 25. Rxc8 Rxc8
26. Kf2 Rc5 27. a4 Rxd5 28. Ke1 1/2-1/2