ROUND 9

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Anand,V"]
[Black "Kramnik,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B33"]
[WhiteElo "2770"]
[BlackElo "2790"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6
8. Na3 b5 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Nd5 Bg7 11. Bd3 Ne7 12. Nxe7 Qxe7 13. O-O O-O
14. Qf3 f5 15. exf5 d5 16. Qxd5 Bb7 17. Qb3 e4 18. Be2 Qg5 19. Rad1 e3 20.
f3 Be5 21. Nc4 Bf4 22. Rd4 Bd5 23. Rxf4 Qxf4 24. Qxe3 Qxf5 25. Bd3 Qf6 26.
Nb6 Rad8 27. Nxd5 Rxd5 28. Qe4 Qd4+ 29. Qxd4 Rxd4 30. Re1 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Polgar,Ju"]
[Black "Van der Sterren,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C43"]
[WhiteElo "2670"]
[BlackElo "2555"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Nd7 6. Nxd7 Bxd7 7. O-O
Be7 8. c4 Nf6 9. Nc3 Be6 10. c5 O-O 11. Bf4 c6 12. b4 Qd7 13. Qc2 g6 14. b5
Rfe8 15. a4 Nh5 16. Be3 Bd8 17. a5 a6 18. bxa6 bxa6 19. Na4 Bxa5 20. Nb6
Bxb6 21. cxb6 Bf5 22. Bxf5 Qxf5 23. Rfc1 Qxc2 24. Rxc2 a5 25. Rxc6 Reb8 26.
Bh6 Ng7 27. Rac1 Ne8 28. Bf4 Rb7 29. Rc8 Rxc8 30. Rxc8 Kf8 31. Bd6+ Kg7 32.
Rxe8 Rxb6 33. Bf8+ Kf6 34. g3 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Timman,J"]
[Black "Gelfand,B"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E15"]
[WhiteElo "2620"]
[BlackElo "2675"]

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 Nbd7 9. Bb2 c5 10. Ne5 Rc8 11. Nxd7 Qxd7 12. dxc5 Rxc5 13. cxd5 exd5 14.
Nf3 Rfc8 15. Ne1 Qf5 16. Bd4 R5c7 17. Nd3 Bd6 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 19. Bxd5 Qd4
20. Bf3 Rc2 21. a3 Be7 22. Nb4 Rd2 23. Qe1 Bb5 24. Nd5 Bf8 25. Rd1 Rxd1 26.
Qxd1 Qxd1 27. Rxd1 Bxa3 28. Ra1 Rc1+ 29. Rxc1 Bxc1 30. Ne7+ Kf8 31. Nc8 Bd7
32. Nxa7 Ke7 33. b4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Piket,Je"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C97"]
[WhiteElo "2710"]
[BlackElo "2580"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.
c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. Nbd2 Bd7 13. Nf1 Nc4 14. b3 Nb6
15. Ne3 c4 16. Ba3 Rfe8 17. Qd2 a5 18. bxc4 Nxc4 19. Nxc4 bxc4 20. d5 Bf8
21. Qe2 g6 22. Nd2 Rec8 23. Kh2 Rab8 24. Rab1 Rb5 25. Rxb5 Bxb5 26. Rb1 Qd7
27. Nf1 Ne8 28. Bc1 h5 29. Be3 Be7 30. Bd1 Bd8 31. Qb2 Nc7 32. a4 Ba6 33.
Qb6 Nxd5 34. Qxa6 Nxc3 35. Rb7 Qe6 36. Bc2 Na2 37. Bd2 Bh4 38. g3 Bg5 39.
Bxg5 Nb4 40. Qxa5 Nxc2 41. Re7 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Karpov,An"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D31"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2735"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. Qc2 g6 7. e3 Bf5 8.
Qd2 Nf6 9. f3 h5 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 Na6 12. Nge2 Nc7 13. O-O Ne6 14. Be5
h4 15. Rae1 O-O 16. g4 hxg3 17. hxg3 Nd7 18. Kg2 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Qd7 20. f4
f5 21. g4 Rf7 22. Rh1 Bf8 23. gxf5 Nc5 24. Qd1 Qxf5 25. Nd4 Qd7 26. Reg1
Re8 27. Rh3 Ne6 28. Rgh1 Bg7 29. Qc2 Nf8 30. Nce2 Qe7 31. Nf3 Qb4 32. Rg3
c5 33. Nh4 Re6 34. Nc3 d4 35. Nd5 Qb5 36. e4 c4 37. Nf3 d3 38. Qc3 Ra6 39.
Nd4 Qc5 40. Rxd3 Rxa2 41. Rdh3 b5 42. Nf3 Ne6 43. Kg3 b4 44. Qd2 Rf8 45.
Nf6+ Rxf6 46. exf6 Bxf6 47. e5 Bg7 48. Rh7 Qf8 49. Ng5 Ra6 50. Rh8+ 1-0

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Salov,V"]
[Black "Nijboer,F"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B43"]
[WhiteElo "2680"]
[BlackElo "2590"]

1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. Bd3 Qb6 7. Nb3 Qc7 8.
Bg5 Bb7 9. Qe2 Nc6 10. Bh4 Nf6 11. Bg3 d6 12. O-O Be7 13. a4 b4 14. Nb1 O-O
15. a5 g6 16. Bf4 Rfe8 17. N1d2 Nh5 18. Bh6 Bf6 19. g4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Hoogovens"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "1998.01.26"]
[Round "09"]
[White "Van Wely,L"]
[Black "Adams,Mi"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E12"]
[WhiteElo "2605"]
[BlackElo "2670"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Ba6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. Nc3 c5 7. e4 cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Nc6 9. Nxc6 Bxc6 10. Bf4 Bc5 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O-O Ne8 13. Bg3 e5 14.
Kb1 Bd4 15. Nb5 Bxb5 16. cxb5 Rc8 17. Qa4 Nf6 18. Bh4 h6 19. f4 g5 20. fxe5
Bxe5 21. Be1 Re8 22. Qb3 Qe7 23. Bc4 Kg7 24. h4 g4 25. Rf1 Rc7 26. Rf5 Rec8
27. Bd3 d6 28. Bf2 Qe6 29. Qb4 Rc4 30. Qe1 Rc3 31. Rxe5 dxe5 32. bxc3 Qb3+
33. Ka1 Qxa3+ 34. Kb1 Qb3+ 35. Ka1 Rxc3 36. Bb1 Qa3+ 37. Ba2 Rc2 0-1