ROUND 8
[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Kramnik,V"]
[Black "Salov,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A33"]
[WhiteElo "2790"]
[BlackElo "2680"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nb3 Ne5
8. e4 Bb4 9. Qe2 d6 10. f4 Nc6 11. Be3 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Qc7 13. Bg2 O-O 14.
c5 dxc5 15. Bxc5 Rd8 16. e5 Na5 17. Bb4 Nxb3 18. axb3 Nd5 19. Qc4 Qd7 20.
Qd4 Nxb4 21. Qxd7 Bxd7 22. cxb4 Bb5 23. Bxb7 Rab8 24. Ba6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Gelfand,B"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E97"]
[WhiteElo "2675"]
[BlackElo "2710"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8.
d5 Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. Re1 f5 11. Nd2 Nf6 12. c5 Bh6 13. Bd3 fxe4 14. Ndxe4
Nxe4 15. Bxe4 Bxc1 16. Rxc1 Nf5 17. Qd2 Nd4 18. Ne2 Nxe2+ 19. Rxe2 Bf5 20.
f3 Qf6 21. Rc4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Adams,Mi"]
[Black "Timman,J"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C26"]
[WhiteElo "2670"]
[BlackElo "2620"]

1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Bc5 4. Nc3 d6 5. Bg5 Be6 6. Bb3 Nc6 7. Na4 Bb4+
8. c3 Ba5 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Ne2 O-O 11. O-O Qe8 12. b4 Bb6 13. Bd2 Nh5 14.
b5 Ne7 15. Nxb6 axb6 16. a4 Nf4 17. Nxf4 exf4 18. f3 e5 19. c4 Ng6 20. Qe1
Qf7 21. a5 bxa5 22. Bxa5 Rfd8 23. Rf2 Nf8 24. Rfa2 Ne6 25. Bc3 Rab8 26. Ra7
g5 27. Qd1 Qg7 28. R7a2 h5 29. h3 Kf7 30. Rd2 g4 31. fxg4 hxg4 32. Qxg4
Qxg4 33. hxg4 Rg8 34. d4 exd4 35. Bxd4 Rxg4 36. b6 c5 37. Bb2 f3 38. Rf1
Ng5 39. e5 dxe5 40. Bxe5 Re8 41. Bh2 Kg6 42. Kh1 Ne4 43. Rc2 f2 44. g3 Rd8
45. Kg2 Rd3 46. Ra2 Rb3 47. Ra8 Rxb6 48. Kh3 Rg5 49. Rg8+ Kf6 50. Rf8+ Ke5
51. g4+ Kd4 52. Bf4 Rh6+ 53. Kg2 Rxg4+ 54. Kf3 Rhh4 55. Rd1+ Kxc4 56. Rc1+
Kb3 0-1

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Piket,Je"]
[Black "Polgar,Ju"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D86"]
[WhiteElo "2580"]
[BlackElo "2670"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5
8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qd8 12. Bc3 O-O 13. Rc1 Bd7
14. O-O Rc8 15. Qb3 Qb6 16. Qxb6 axb6 17. Rfd1 Rfd8 18. Rb1 Be8 19. d5 Na5
20. Bxg7 Nxc4 21. Bd4 b5 22. f3 e5 23. dxe6 fxe6 24. Bc3 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 Ra8
26. Nc1 Kf7 27. Kf2 e5 28. h4 Ke6 29. Rd3 Bc6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Karpov,An"]
[Black "Anand,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D43"]
[WhiteElo "2735"]
[BlackElo "2770"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 Nd7 8.
Rc1 Qd8 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qe2 a6 12. Bb1 f5 13. Ne1 Bd6 14. c5 Bc7
15. f4 Nf6 16. Bd3 Bd7 17. Qd1 g5 18. g3 Rf7 19. Rc2 Rg7 20. Rg2 Qe7 21.
Be2 Kh8 22. Qb3 Rb8 23. Nd3 Be8 24. Qd1 Bf7 25. Ne5 Rbg8 26. Bf3 Be8 27. b4
h5 28. Re1 h4 29. Kf2 gxf4 30. exf4 Ne4+ 31. Bxe4 fxe4 32. Ke3 a5 33. a3
axb4 34. axb4 b6 35. Na4 b5 36. Nc3 hxg3 37. Rh1 Qh4 38. Ne2 Rh7 39. Qg1
Rf8 40. Qe1 Bxe5 41. dxe5 d4+ 42. Kxd4 Bh5 43. hxg3 Qg4 44. Rf2 Ra8 45. Rh4
Qg6 46. Kc3 Ra2 47. Rfh2 Rxe2 48. Rxe2 Bxe2 49. Rxh7+ Kxh7 50. Qxe2 Qxg3+
51. Kd4 Qxf4 52. Qh5+ Kg7 53. Qe8 e3+ 54. Kd3 Qf5+ 55. Kxe3 Qxe5+ 56. Kd3
Qd5+ 57. Ke3 Kf6 58. Qf8+ Kg5 59. Qg7+ Kh5 60. Qf7+ Kg5 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Van der Sterren,P"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A59"]
[WhiteElo "2555"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 g6 6. Nc3 Bxa6 7. e4 Bxf1 8.
Kxf1 d6 9. g3 Bg7 10. Kg2 Nbd7 11. Nf3 O-O 12. Re1 Qa5 13. e5 Ng4 14. exd6
exd6 15. Bf4 Rfb8 16. Re2 Qa6 17. Rc1 Nge5 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. Bxe5 Bxe5 20.
b3 Rb4 21. Rd2 c4 22. Ne2 Kg7 23. bxc4 Rxc4 24. Rxc4 Qxc4 25. Qc2 Qb4 26.
Ng1 Ra3 27. Nf3 Bf6 28. Rd3 Qe4 29. Rc3 Qxc2 30. Rxc2 Ra5 31. Rd2 Bc3
1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.25"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Nijboer,F"]
[Black "Van Wely,L"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B90"]
[WhiteElo "2590"]
[BlackElo "2605"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8.
Qd2 Nbd7 9. f3 h5 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. exd5 Bf5 12. Be2 g6 13. Na5 Qc7 14. O-O
Bg7 15. c4 b6 16. Nc6 Nb8 17. Nxb8 Rxb8 18. b4 O-O 19. Rac1 Rfd8 20. a4 Qd7
21. a5 bxa5 22. bxa5 e4 23. Bd4 Bxd4+ 24. Qxd4 Re8 25. c5 dxc5 26. Rxc5 Qa7
27. Rc4 Qxd4+ 28. Rxd4 exf3 29. Bxf3 Rb5 30. Bxh5 Rxa5 31. Bf3 Rc5 32. d6
Be6 33. Ra1 a5 34. Rda4 Rd8 35. Rxa5 1/2-1/2