ROUND 7


[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.01"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Kasparov,G"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C78"]
[WhiteElo "2825"]
[BlackElo "2710"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 Bb7 8.
Nc3 O-O 9. d3 Na5 10. axb5 Nxb3 11. cxb3 axb5 12. Rxa8 Bxa8 13. Nxe5 d5 14.
Bg5 Be7 15. Nxb5 dxe4 16. dxe4 Bxe4 17. Nc3 Bb7 18. Re1 h6 19. Bf4 Bb4 20.
Ng4 Nxg4 21. Qxg4 Re8 22. Rxe8+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.01"]
[Round "07"]
[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 f5 11. c3 Bg7 12. exf5 Bxf5 13. Nc2 O-O 14.
Nce3 Be6 15. Bd3 f5 16. O-O e4 17. Nf4 Bf7 18. Bc2 Be5 19. Nfd5 Qg5 20. f4
exf3 21. Qxf3 Bh5 22. Qf2 f4 23. h4 Qd8 24. Nf5 Bg6 25. Nd4 Nxd4 26. cxd4
Bxc2 27. dxe5 dxe5 28. Qc5 Rf7 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.01"]
[Round "07"]
[White "Ivanchuk,V"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B90"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2740"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8.
f3 Be7 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. g4 h6 11. O-O-O b5 12. Kb1 Nb6 13. Na5 Qc7 14. Bxb6
Qxb6 15. Nd5 Bxd5 16. exd5 Rc8 17. b4 O-O 18. h4 Rc7 19. Bh3 Nh7 20. Bg2
Rfc8 21. Nc6 Nf6 22. f4 Nxg4 23. Bh3 h5 24. Rhg1 f5 25. fxe5 dxe5 26. Rgf1
Rf8 27. Nxe7+ Rxe7 28. d6 Ref7 29. Bxg4 hxg4 30. Qd5 f4 31. Qxe5 g3 32. Qd5
Qb7 33. Qxb7 Rxb7 34. d7 Rxd7 35. Rxd7 f3 36. Rdd1 f2 37. Rg1 fxg1=Q 38.
Rxg1 Rf3 39. Kc1 Kh7 40. Kd1 Kh6 41. Ke2 Rc3 42. Kd2 Ra3 43. c3 g2 44. Ke2
Rxa2+ 45. Kf3 Kh5 46. Kg3 Rc2 47. Ra1 Rxc3+ 48. Kxg2 Rc4 49. Rxa6 Rxh4 50.
Ra7 g6 51. Rh7+ Kg5 52. Rxh4 Kxh4 0-1