Round 2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Novgorod RUS"]
[Date "1997.06.12"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Kasparov,G"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B97"]
[WhiteElo "2725"]
[BlackElo "2795"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8.
Nb3 Be7 9. Qf3 Qc7 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. g4 b5 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. g5 Nd7 14. a3
Rb8 15. h4 b4 16. axb4 Rxb4 17. Na2 Rb6 18. Qc3 Qxc3 19. Nxc3 h6 20. Be2
Bb7 21. Na5 Ba8 22. Nc4 Rc6 23. Kb1 Nb6 24. b3 Nxc4 25. Bxc4 Rc5 26. Kb2 a5
27. Bd3 Bc6 28. Na4 Bxa4 29. bxa4 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Novgorod RUS"]
[Date "1997.06.12"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Bareev,E"]
[Black "Kramnik,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E32"]
[WhiteElo "2665"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b6 7. Bg5 Bb7
8. f3 h6 9. Bh4 d5 10. e3 Nbd7 11. Nh3 c5 12. cxd5 cxd4 13. Qxd4 e5 14. Qd1
Bxd5 15. Bb5 Be6 16. Nf2 Nc5 17. O-O Nb3 18. Qxd8 Raxd8 19. Rad1 Rxd1 20.
Rxd1 Nd5 21. Ng4 f6 22. Bc6 Nc7 23. Be1 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Novgorod RUS"]
[Date "1997.06.12"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Short,N"]
[Black "Gelfand,B"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B91"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2700"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8.
h3 b5 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. a3 Bb7 11. g4 Nb6 12. Ng3 g6 13. g5 Nfd7 14. h4 Rc8
15. Kf1 O-O 16. Kg1 Rc4 17. Be3 Rxc3 18. bxc3 Nc4 19. Nf1 Qa5 20. Rh3 Rc8
21. h5 Nxe3 22. Nxe3 Bxg5 23. hxg6 hxg6 24. Qxd6 Qc7 25. Rd1 Qxd6 26. Rxd6
Nf6 27. Nd5 Nh5 28. Rd3 Kg7 29. Nb6 Rh8 30. Rd7 Bc6 31. Rc7 Be8 32. Rd6 Bc1
33. Nd5 a5 34. Rd8 Bxa3 35. Rcc8 a4 36. Rxe8 Rxe8 37. Rxe8 Bb2 38. Bf1 a3
39. Ra8 1-0