ROUND 3
[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.24"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Shirov,A"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B42"]
[WhiteElo "2710"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Qb6 6. Nb3 Qc7 7. Qe2 Nf6
8. Nc3 d6 9. f4 Be7 10. e5 dxe5 11. fxe5 Nfd7 12. Bf4 Nc6 13. O-O Ndxe5 14.
Rae1 Qb6+ 15. Kh1 Nxd3 16. Qxd3 O-O 17. Qg3 Kh8 18. Bc7 Qa7 19. Na4 f6 20.
Bb6 Qb8 21. Bc7 Qa7 22. Nb6 e5 23. Nxa8 Qxa8 24. Rd1 Re8 25. Bd6 Bd8 26.
Nc5 b6 27. Ne4 Nd4 28. Bxe5 Nf5 29. Qg4 Ne3 30. Qh5 Rg8 31. Qf3 Nxd1 32.
Nd6 Qa7 33. Nxc8 Qd7 34. Nd6 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.24"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Kasparov,G"]
[Black "Anand,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B17"]
[WhiteElo "2825"]
[BlackElo "2770"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 Ngf6 6. Bd3 e6 7. N1f3 Bd6
8. Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 Qc7 11. Qg4 Rg8 12. Nd2 Nf6 13. Qf3 e5 14.
dxe5 Bxe5 15. Nc4 Be6 16. Bd2 O-O-O 17. O-O-O Nd7 18. Rhe1 Rge8 19. Kb1 g5
20. h4 Bf4 21. Bxf4 gxf4 22. Bf5 Nf8 23. Qh5 Kb8 24. Bxe6 Nxe6 25. a4 Qe7
26. Qe5+ Qc7 27. Qh5 Qe7 28. b3 Qf6 29. Ne5 Re7 30. Ng4 Rxd1+ 31. Rxd1 Qg7
32. f3 Re8 33. Qf5 Ka8 34. h5 Rf8 35. Rd7 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.02.24"]
[Round "03"]
[White "Svidler,P"]
[Black "Ivanchuk,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B85"]
[WhiteElo "2690"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
a4 O-O 9. f4 Qc7 10. Kh1 Rd8 11. Bf3 Nc6 12. Be3 Ne5 13. Be2 b6 14. Qe1 Nc4
15. Bc1 Bb7 16. b3 Na5 17. Bf3 Nd7 18. Bb2 Bf6 19. Rd1 Rac8 20. f5 Bxd4 21.
Rxd4 Nc6 22. Rd2 Nce5 23. fxe6 fxe6 24. Be2 Nc5 25. Qg3 Rf8 26. Rfd1 Rcd8
27. Qe3 Bc6 28. Ba3 a5 29. h3 h6 30. Rd4 Rf6 31. Bb2 Nb7 32. R4d2 Rff8 33.
Kg1 Nc5 34. Rd4 Kh7 35. Bh5 Rd7 36. Nb5 Bxb5 37. axb5 Qd8 38. Qg3 Qe7 39.
Kh2 Kg8 40. Bc1 Qf6 41. Be3 Kh8 42. R1d2 Kh7 43. Bd1 Qe7 44. Bh5 Qf6 45.
Bd1 Qe7 46. c3 Rf6 47. b4 Nb7 48. Qxe5 dxe5 49. Rxd7 1-0