ROUND 12


[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.07"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Kramnik,V"]
[Black "Svidler,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E05"]
[WhiteElo "2790"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8.
Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bf4 Nd5 11. Nc3 Nxf4 12. gxf4 Nd7 13. Rfd1 Bxf3 14.
Bxf3 Rb8 15. e3 Nf6 16. Rac1 Qd6 17. Ne2 Rfc8 18. e4 Qd7 19. d5 exd5 20. e5
Ne8 21. Rxd5 Qh3 22. Bg2 Qh4 23. Nd4 Qxf4 24. Nc6 Bh4 25. Rcd1 Rb6 26. R5d4
Rxc6 27. Bxc6 Qxe5 28. Bd7 Rd8 29. Rxh4 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.07"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Ivanchuk,V"]
[Black "Anand,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B63"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2770"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 Be7
8. O-O-O O-O 9. f3 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 a6 11. h4 b5 12. Kb1 Qc7 13. h5 h6 14. Bh4
Bb7 15. Ne2 Rac8 16. Qd2 Rfd8 17. Re1 e5 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Nc3 Bg5 20. Qd1
Qa5 21. Nd5 Bxd5 22. exd5 Rxc2 23. Kxc2 Qxa2 24. f4 Rc8+ 25. Kd2 Bxf4+ 26.
Ke2 Qxb2+ 27. Kf3 Rc1 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.07"]
[Round "12"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Kasparov,G"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D85"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2825"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bb5+ c6
8. Ba4 O-O 9. Ne2 c5 10. O-O Nc6 11. Be3 Na5 12. dxc5 Nc4 13. Qxd8 Rxd8 14.
Bg5 Bd7 15. Bb3 Na5 16. Bxe7 Re8 17. Bd6 Rxe4 18. Nd4 Nxb3 19. axb3 Bxd4
1/2-1/2