ROUND 2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Kramnik,V"]
[Black "Nijboer,F"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E97"]
[WhiteElo "2790"]
[BlackElo "2590"]

1. Nf3 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8.
d5 Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. Re1 f5 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. Bf3 c6 13. Be3 h6 14. Ne6 Bxe6
15. dxe6 g5 16. exf5 Nxf5 17. Qd3 Nxe3 18. Rxe3 Qe7 19. Rd1 Rad8 20. Ne4 g4
21. Nxf6+ Qxf6 22. Bxg4 Qxf2+ 23. Kh1 Rf4 24. Rf3 Qh4 25. Rxf4 exf4 26. Bf3
Qe7 27. Re1 Be5 28. Qg6+ Qg7 29. e7 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Anand,V"]
[Black "Van Wely,L"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E17"]
[WhiteElo "2770"]
[BlackElo "2605"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8.
cxd5 exd5 9. d4 O-O 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Nd4 Ne4 13. Nxe4 dxe4
14. Qd2 Nf6 15. Red1 Qd5 16. b4 Be7 17. Qb2 Ng4 18. f3 Nf6 19. Rac1 Rfd8
20. Bc7 Rd7 21. Bh3 Rxc7 22. Rxc7 Bd6 23. Rcc1 Be5 24. Bg2 exf3 25. Bxf3
Qd7 26. Qd2 h5 27. Nc6 Qxd2 28. Rxd2 Bxc6 29. Bxc6 Rc8 30. b5 h4 31. Rcd1
hxg3 32. Rd8+ Rxd8 33. Rxd8+ Kh7 34. hxg3 Bxg3 35. Ra8 Bd6 36. Rxa7 Kg6 37.
a4 Ng4 38. Be8 Ne5 39. a5 Bc5+ 40. Kh1 bxa5 41. Ra6+ Kf5 42. b6 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Karpov,An"]
[Black "Adams,Mi"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A30"]
[WhiteElo "2735"]
[BlackElo "2670"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8.
Qxd4 d6 9. e4 O-O 10. Qe3 Nbd7 11. Nd4 Qc7 12. b3 a6 13. Bb2 Rfe8 14. Rac1
Rad8 15. Rfe1 Qb8 16. Re2 Bf8 17. h3 g6 18. Rce1 Bg7 19. Qd2 Nc5 20. Qc2
Qa8 21. a4 Rc8 22. Nf3 Red8 23. Nd2 d5 24. exd5 exd5 25. cxd5 Nxd5 26. Nxd5
Bxd5 27. Bxd5 Qxd5 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Nc4 Nd3 30. Rd1 b5 31. axb5 axb5 32.
Red2 bxc4 33. bxc4 Qxc4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Timman,J"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D43"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2620"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8.
Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. Ne5 Bg7 11. h4 Nfd7 12. Ng4 Qa5 13. hxg5 hxg5 14.
Rxh8+ Bxh8 15. Kf1 Na6 16. e5 O-O-O 17. a4 Qb4 18. Bf3 Qxb2 19. axb5 Qxc3
20. bxa6 Ba8 21. Rc1 Qb3 22. Nh6 Rf8 23. Bh5 Qxd1+ 24. Rxd1 f5 25. exf6
Bxf6 26. Nf7 Be7 27. Nd6+ Bxd6 28. Bxd6 Rf5 29. Bg4 Rd5 30. Bg3 c5 31. Bxe6
Rxd4 32. Rxd4 cxd4 33. Bxc4 Be4 34. f3 Bf5 35. Bf2 Ne5 36. Bb5 Bd7 37.
Bxd7+ Kxd7 38. Bxd4 Nc6 39. Bc5 g4 40. Ke2 Ke6 41. f4 Nb8 42. Bxa7 Nxa6
1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Polgar,Ju"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B66"]
[WhiteElo "2670"]
[BlackElo "2710"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8.
O-O-O Nxd4 9. Qxd4 Be7 10. f4 b5 11. Be2 Bb7 12. Bf3 Rc8 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14.
f5 Qa5 15. fxe6 fxe6 16. Kb1 Kd7 17. e5 Bxf3 18. exd6 Bxd1 19. Rxd1 Bf8 20.
Qxf6 Bxd6 21. Ne4 Qc7 22. Rxd6+ Qxd6 23. Nxd6 Kxd6 24. Qd4+ Kc6 25. a4 Rhd8
26. Qa7 Rd1+ 27. Ka2 bxa4 28. Qxa6+ Kd7 29. Qxa4+ Rc6 30. Qa7+ Kd6 31. Qf2
Rd5 32. b3 h5 33. c4 Rf5 34. Qd4+ Ke7 35. Ka3 Rd6 36. Qg7+ Ke8 37. b4 Rf7
38. Qh8+ Ke7 39. Qxh5 Ra6+ 40. Kb3 Rf1 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Van der Sterren,P"]
[Black "Gelfand,B"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E94"]
[WhiteElo "2555"]
[BlackElo "2675"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Na6 8.
Re1 c6 9. Bf1 exd4 10. Nxd4 Ng4 11. h3 Qb6 12. hxg4 Qxd4 13. Bf4 Qxd1 14.
Raxd1 Be5 15. Bh6 Re8 16. f3 Nc5 17. Kf2 a6 18. Rc1 Be6 19. Be3 b5 20. b4
Nd7 21. Nb1 c5 22. bxc5 Nxc5 23. cxb5 axb5 24. Bxb5 Rxa2+ 25. Re2 Rb8 26.
Rxa2 Bxa2 27. Na3 Rxb5 28. Nxb5 Nd3+ 29. Kg1 Nxc1 30. Bxc1 Bc4 31. Nc7 Bd4+
1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.17"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Piket,Je"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E17"]
[WhiteElo "2580"]
[BlackElo "2680"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8.
cxd5 exd5 9. d4 O-O 10. Bf4 Na6 11. Rc1 Ne4 12. a3 Re8 13. dxc5 Naxc5 14.
Nd4 Nxc3 15. Rxc3 Bf6 16. Rc2 Qd7 17. b4 Bxd4 18. Qxd4 Ne6 19. Qd3 d4 20.
Bxb7 Qxb7 21. Bd2 Rad8 22. Rec1 h6 23. f3 Rd5 24. Rc4 Qd7 25. R1c2 h5 26.
h4 Rd8 27. Rc1 Qe8 28. Kf2 Re5 29. R4c2 Rxe2+ 30. Qxe2 d3 31. Qe3 dxc2 32.
Rxc2 Qa4 33. Rc3 Qd1 34. Rd3 Rc8 35. Rc3 Rd8 36. Rd3 Re8 37. Be1 Qb1 38.
Qd2 Rc8 39. Rc3 Rd8 40. Qc2 Qxc2+ 41. Rxc2 b5 42. Rc6 Nd4 43. Ra6 Nc2 44.
Rxa7 Rd3 45. Rb7 Rxa3 46. Rb8+ Kh7 47. Rxb5 Nxe1 48. Rxh5+ Kg6 49. Rg5+ Kh6
50. Kxe1 Rxf3 51. Ke2 Rb3 52. Rg4 f5 53. Rf4 Rxg3 54. b5 Rb3 55. Rxf5 g6
56. Rd5 Rb4 57. Kd3 Rxh4 58. Rd4 Rh1 59. Rb4 Rd1+ 60. Ke4 Rd8 61. b6 g5 62.
b7 Rb8 63. Kf5 g4 64. Kxg4 Kg6 65. Rb6+ Kf7 66. Kf5 Ke7 1/2-1/2