ROUND 12
[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Kramnik,V"]
[Black "Van der Sterren,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D41"]
[WhiteElo "2790"]
[BlackElo "2555"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4
8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Rd1 b6 12. h4 Bb7 13. Bd3 Nc6
14. Bb1 Qd6 15. O-O Rad8 16. Qg5 e5 17. d5 f6 18. Qg3 Ne7 19. Bd3 Ng6 20.
Rfe1 Nf4 21. Bf1 Rc8 22. Nd2 Kh8 23. Qb3 Rc5 24. g3 Ng6 25. Nc4 Qd7 26. Qa3
Ra8 27. Rc1 h6 28. Ne3 Ra5 29. Qb2 Ne7 30. Kh2 Qd8 31. Nc4 Rc5 32. Nxe5 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B90"]
[WhiteElo "2710"]
[BlackElo "2680"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8.
Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Bg7 10. Be2 h5 11. Bxg4 hxg4 12. O-O Bxd4 13. Qxd4 f6 14. Nd5
Nc6 15. Qe3 Be6 16. Nb6 Rb8 17. c4 Kf7 18. c5 dxc5 19. Qxc5 Qg8 20. f4 gxf3
21. Rxf3 Rd8 22. Raf1 Qg6 23. Nd5 Qxe4 24. Nxe7 Qd4+ 25. Bf2 Qxc5 26. Bxc5
Rh6 27. h4 gxh4 28. Be3 Ne5 29. R3f2 Rh5 30. Rxf6+ Kxe7 31. Bc5+ Rd6 32.
Bxd6+ Kxd6 33. b3 Rg5 34. Rh6 Ke7 35. Rxh4 Bd5 36. Rf2 Nf3+ 0-1

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Timman,J"]
[Black "Van Wely,L"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B50"]
[WhiteElo "2635"]
[BlackElo "2605"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. c3 Nf6 4. Be2 g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. Bxd7+ Qxd7
8. Re1 Nc6 9. d4 cxd4 10. cxd4 d5 11. e5 Ne4 12. Nbd2 Nxd2 13. Qxd2 O-O 14.
b3 Rac8 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Adams,Mi"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B53"]
[WhiteElo "2670"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Bd7 5. c4 Nc6 6. Qd2 g6 7. Be2 Bg7 8.
O-O Bg4 9. Nc3 Nf6 10. Rb1 O-O 11. b3 Nd7 12. Bb2 Nc5 13. Rfd1 a6 14. Qe3
Bxf3 15. Bxf3 e6 16. g3 Qc7 17. Bg2 Rfd8 18. Ne2 Bxb2 19. Rxb2 Rac8 20. Nc3
Qa5 21. Rbd2 b5 22. cxb5 axb5 23. Bf1 Na7 24. Rxd6 Rxd6 25. Rxd6 b4 26. Na4
Nb5 27. Bxb5 Qxb5 28. Nb6 Rb8 29. Nc4 Na4 30. Qd3 Nc3 31. a4 Qg5 32. Kg2
Qc1 33. a5 Qa1 34. a6 Rf8 35. Ne5 Ne2 36. Qxe2 Qxe5 37. Qd3 Qa5 38. Qc4 h5
39. h4 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Gelfand,B"]
[Black "Anand,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D47"]
[WhiteElo "2675"]
[BlackElo "2770"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8.
Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O b4 10. Ne4 Be7 11. Nxf6+ Nxf6 12. e4 O-O 13. e5 Nd7 14. Be4
Rb8 15. Be3 c5 16. Bxb7 Rxb7 17. d5 exd5 18. Qxd5 Rc7 19. e6 Nb6 20. exf7+
Rxf7 21. Qxd8+ Bxd8 22. Rac1 Rf5 23. Nd2 Na4 24. Rc2 Bf6 25. Rb1 Rd5 26.
Kf1 Rdd7 27. Nc4 Rb7 28. Nd2 Rbc7 29. Nc4 Rb7 30. Nd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Piket,Je"]
[Black "Karpov,An"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E15"]
[WhiteElo "2575"]
[BlackElo "2735"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Nbd2 d5 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8.
b3 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Bb2 Nbd7 11. Rc1 Bb7 12. Nd4 Rc8 13. Nb5 Qe7 14.
cxd5 Nxd5 15. Ne4 Rfd8 16. Nxc5 Nxc5 17. Qd4 Nf6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.30"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Nijboer,F"]
[Black "Polgar,Ju"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B47"]
[WhiteElo "2580"]
[BlackElo "2670"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. f4 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 a6
8. Be3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Rd2 Nf6 12. Bf3 Be7 13. g4 d5 14.
exd5 b4 15. Na4 Bxd5 16. Bxd5 Nxd5 17. Nb6 Nxb6 18. Qxb6 Qc4 19. Qb7 O-O
20. b3 Qc7 21. Qxc7 Rxc7 22. Re1 Rfc8 23. Ree2 h6 24. Bd4 Rc6 25. Kd1 Kf8
26. Rd3 g5 27. fxg5 hxg5 28. Rh3 Ke8 29. Rh8+ Kd7 30. Rh7 Rd6 31. Rd2 Rf8
32. c4 bxc3 33. Bxc3 Kc6 34. Rxd6+ Bxd6 35. Bf6 Bf4 36. Ke2 e5 37. h4 gxh4
38. Bxh4 Kd5 39. Kf3 Rc8 40. Rxf7 Rc3+ 41. Kg2 Rc2+ 42. Kf3 Rc3+ 43. Kg2
Rc2+ 44. Kf3 1/2-1/2