ROUND 2
[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.23"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Anand,V"]
[Black "Svidler,P"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B06"]
[WhiteElo "2770"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. Nf3 b5 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. e5 Bb7 8. e6
fxe6 9. Ng5 Nf8 10. O-O Nf6 11. Re1 Qd7 12. Bd2 h6 13. Nf3 Rb8 14. a4 b4
15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bxe4 17. Rxe4 Qc6 18. Re3 Qc4 19. c3 b3 20.Re1 g5 21.
Be3 Qd5 22. Qd3 a5 23. Ra3 Kf7 24. Nd2 Ng6 25. Qe2 Nh4 26. f3 Ng6 27.c4 Qf5
28. Ne4 Kg8 29. Qd1 Rb4 30. Rxb3 Rxc4 31. Rb5 Qf7 32. Rxa5 Kh7 33.Rb5 d5
34. Nc5 Qf5 35. b3 Rc3 36. Qd2 Rc2 37. g4 Nh4 38. gxf5 Nxf3+ 39. Kh1 Nxd2
40. Re2 Nc4 41. Rxc2 Nxe3 42. Re2 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.23"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Ivanchuk,V"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C54"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2710"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Qe2 Bb6 7.Bg5 h6 8.Bh4
Qe7 9. Nbd2 g5 10. Bg3 Bg4 11. Nf1 Nh5 12. Bb5 Nf4 13. Bxf4 gxf4 14.N1d2
Rg8 15. g3 fxg3 16. fxg3 O-O-O 17. a4 Nb8 18. a5 Bc5 19. Bc4 a6 20. h3 Be6
21. g4 Nd7 22. Bxa6 bxa6 23. d4 Nb8 24. dxc5 dxc5 25. O-O-O Qe8 26.Nxe5 Qa4
27. Rhf1 Rge8 28. c4 Rd4 29. Kb1 Red8 30. Rf3 Rxe4 0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.23"]
[Round "02"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Kramnik,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D58"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2790"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7.e3 b6 8. Be2
Bb7 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. b4 c6 12. O-O a5 13. b5 c5 14. Re1 Re8
15. Rc1 Nd7 16. g3 Nf8 17. Na4 c4 18. Bf1 Qd6 19. Bg2 Rad8 20. h4 Ne6 21.
Nc3 g6 22. Nd2 Ba8 23. h5 g5 24. Nf1 Be7 25. g4 Qd7 26. Ng3 Ng7 27. a4 Bb4
28. Bh3 Bb7 29. Qc2 Bd6 30. Nf5 Nxf5 31. gxf5 Bb4 32. Kg2 Qd6 33. f3 Re7
34. Re2 Rde8 35. Rce1 Qf6 36. Bg4 Bd6 37. Qd1 Bb4 38. Qc2 Rd8 39. Rd1 Bc8
40. e4 Bxc3 41. e5 Rxe5 42. dxe5 Bxe5 43. Rde1 Bc7 44. Re8+ Kg7 45.Rxd8
Bxd8 46. Rd1 Bb7 47. f4 d4+ 48. Bf3 d3 0-1