ROUND 1
[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.22"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Anand,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B12"]
[WhiteElo "2710"]
[BlackElo "2770"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Ne7 8.
c4 Nbc6 9. Nc3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nc6 12. Bb5 Be7 13. O-O O-O 14.
Bxc6 bxc6 15. Ne2 c5 16. Bc3 Qb6 17. Ng3 Bg6 18. Qg4 Rad8 19. h4 h6 20. h5
Bh7 21. f4 c4+ 22. Kh2 Bb4 23. f5 exf5 24. Nxf5 Bxf5 25. Rxf5 Bxc3 26. bxc3
Qe6 27. Raf1 Rfe8 28. R1f4 Rd5 29. Re4 Re7 30. Qf4 Rc7 31. Rxc4 Qxf5 32.
Qxf5 Rxc4 33. Qb1 Rd8 34. Qb7 Rxc3 35. Qxa7 Rcc8 36. a4 Ra8 37. Qc7 Rdc8
38. Qb7 Re8 39. Qc6 Rac8 40. Qd7 Rcd8 41. Qc7 Rd5 42. a5 Rdxe5 43. a6 R5e7
44. Qc6 Rf8 45. Kh3 Ra7 46. g4 Rfa8 47. Kh4 Rxa6 48. Qb7 Ra5 49. Qc6 Rf8
50. Qb6 Rg5 51. Qb3 Kh8 52. Qb4 Re8 53. Qa4 Rd8 54. Qe4 f5 55. gxf5 Rf8 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.22"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Kramnik,V"]
[Black "Ivanchuk,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D02"]
[WhiteElo "2790"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. Bf4 Bg4 4. e3 e6 5. c4 Bb4+ 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. Rc1 O-O 8.
h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Qe7 10. Bg5 Bxc3+ 11. Rxc3 Qb4 12. Bxf6 Qxb2 13. Rb3 Qc1+
14. Qd1 Qxd1+ 15. Kxd1 dxc4 16. Rxb7 gxf6 17. Kd2 Rab8 18. Rxc7 Na5 19. Kc2
Rb4 20. Rxa7 Ra4 21. Rxa5 Rxa5 22. Bxc4 h5 23. h4 Rc8 24. Kd3 Rxc4 25. Kxc4
Rxa2 26. Rf1 f5 27. d5 Kf8 28. dxe6 fxe6 29. Kd4 Ke7 30. Ke5 Ra4 31. f3
Ra5+ 32. Kf4 Ra2 33. Rb1 Kf6 34. Kg3 Re2 35. Rb3 e5 36. Rb6+ Kg7 37. Rb3
Kf6 38. Ra3 Kg6 39. Kh3 Kf6 40. g4 hxg4+ 41. fxg4 fxg4+ 42. Kxg4 Kg6 43.
h5+ Kh6 44. Ra6+ Kh7 45. Ra3 Kh6 46. Kf5 e4 47. Kxe4 Kxh5 48. Kf5 Rf2+ 49.
Ke6 Re2 50. Kf5 Rf2+ 51. Ke5 Kg6 52. e4 Rb2 53. Ra7 Rb5+ 54. Ke6 Rb6+ 55.
Ke7 Rb5 56. Ra6+ Kg5 57. Re6 Kf4 58. Kf6 Rh5 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.22"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Svidler,P"]
[Black "Kasparov,G"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B85"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2825"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
a4 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. f4 Qc7 11. Kh1 Re8 12. Bf3 Rb8 13. g4 Nd7 14. Bg2 b6
15. g5 Bb7 16. Qg4 Bf8 17. f5 exf5 18. Qxf5 Nde5 19. Nd5 Qd8 20. Nb3 Ne7
21. Qf4 Rc8 22. Nd4 Nxd5 23. exd5 Qd7 24. b3 g6 25. c4 Re7 26. Bg1 Rce8 27.
Rae1 Bg7 28. Qg3 Qc7 29. Rd1 Nd7 30. Rde1 Nc5 31. Nc6 Rxe1 32. Rxe1 Rxe1
33. Qxe1 Nxb3 34. Qe8+ Bf8 35. Bh3 Na5 36. Qd8 Qxd8 37. Nxd8 Ba8 38. Bf1
Nb7 39. Nxb7 Bxb7 40. Bxb6 h6 41. h4 hxg5 42. hxg5 Be7 43. Bc7 Kf8 44. Kh2
Ke8 45. Bh3 Bxg5 46. Bxd6 Be7 47. Be5 Bc5 48. Bf6 a5 49. Kg3 Ba6 50. Bf1
Bc8 51. Bd3 Kd7 52. Kf4 1/2-1/2