Round 1

[Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1997.06.11"] [Round "01"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Topalov,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E94"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2725"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Na6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bc1 Kh8 11. h3 Nh6 12. dxe5 dxe5 13. Qxd8 Rxd8 14. Be3 Be6 15. a3 Nf7 16. b4 c6 17. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Nc7 19. Nd2 Bf8 20. Rb1 b6 21. c5 b5 22. a4 bxa4 23. Nxa4 f5 24. exf5 gxf5 25. Nc4 Nd5 26. Bd2 e4 27. Na5 Rc8 28. Ba6 Rc7 29. Nc3 Nxc3 30. Bxc3+ Bg7 31. Bd2 Ba2 32. Rc1 Be5 33. Nc4 Bxc4 34. Bxc4 Kg7 35. b5 cxb5 36. Bxb5 Bd4 37. c6 Kf6 38. Rd1 Be5 39. Ba5 Re7 40. Bc4 f4 41. Rd7 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1997.06.11"] [Round "01"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Gelfand,B"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E15"] [WhiteElo "2795"] [BlackElo "2700"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 d5 6. Bg2 dxc4 7. Ne5 Bb4+ 8. Kf1 Bd6 9. Nxc4 Nd5 10. e4 Ne7 11. Bb2 Nbc6 12. Nbd2 O-O 13. Kg1 b5 14. Nxd6 cxd6 15. h4 Qb6 16. h5 h6 17. d5 Ne5 18. Nf1 b4 19. Bd4 Qa5 20. Ne3 Rac8 21. Rh4 Rc7 22. Qd2 Rc3 23. Bxc3 bxc3 24. Qd4 exd5 25. exd5 Qc7 26. Qd1 Rc8 27. Be4 Qb6 28. Rf4 Bb7 29. Rc1 Qa5 30. Rc2 Kh8 31. Bg2 Ba6 32. Ra4 Qb6 33. Nc4 Bxc4 34. bxc4 Nf5 35. Rxc3 Nd4 36. c5 Rxc5 37. Qxd4 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1997.06.11"] [Round "01"] [White "Bareev,E"] [Black "Short,N"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2690"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. b3 Bf5 6. Bd3 Bg6 7. Nf3 e6 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Qc2 b5 10. Bxg6 hxg6 11. e4 dxc4 12. bxc4 bxc4 13. Qa4 Be7 14. Qxc6 Qc8 15. Qa4 O-O 16. Rb1 Qc7 17. Bg5 Rfe8 18. Rfc1 Bf8 19. g3 Rec8 20. Bf4 Qc6 21. Qxc6 Rxc6 22. Rb7 Rd8 23. Bc7 Rc8 24. Ba5 Ba3 25. Rd1 Rb8 26. Rdb1 Rcc8 27. e5 Nd5 28. Rxd7 Rxb1+ 29. Nxb1 Bb2 30. Ng5 c3 31. Nxc3 Bxc3 32. Bxc3 Nxc3 33. Nxf7 Nxa2 34. Nd6 Rc1+ 35. Kg2 Nb4 36. Rd8+ Kh7 37. Nf7 g5 38. Nxg5+ Kg6 39. Nxe6 1-0