ROUND 8


[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.02"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Anand,V"]
[Black "Shirov,A"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C78"]
[WhiteElo "2770"]
[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.
d3 O-O 9. Nc3 Na5 10. axb5 Nxb3 11. cxb3 axb5 12. Rxa8 Bxa8 13. Nxe5 d5 14.
Bg5 Be7 15. Nxb5 dxe4 16. dxe4 Bxe4 17. Re1 Qxd1 18. Rxd1 Rb8 19. Nc3 Bc2
20. Rc1 Bxb3 21. Nc6 Re8 22. Nb5 Bc5 23. Bxf6 gxf6 24. Ncd4 Ba4 25. Kf1 Re5
26. Rc4 Bxb5 27. Nxb5 Bxf2 28. Nxc7 Bb6 29. b4 Rf5+ 30. Ke1 Bf2+ 31. Ke2
Bg1 32. h3 Rf2+ 33. Kd3 Rxg2 34. Rg4+ Rxg4 35. hxg4 Kg7 36. Nd5 Kh6 37.
Nxf6 Kg5 38. Nxh7+ Kxg4 39. Nf6+ Kf5 40. Ne4 Kg4 41. Nd6 f5 42. Nxf5 Kxf5
43. b5 Ke5 44. b6 Bxb6 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.02"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Kasparov,G"]
[Black "Svidler,P"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C92"]
[WhiteElo "2825"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8.
h3 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. c3 Re8 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Nf1 Bf8 13. Ng3 Nb8 14. Nh4 d5
15. exd5 Bxd5 16. Nhf5 Nbd7 17. Bxd5 Nxd5 18. Qg4 Kh8 19. Qf3 N5f6 20. Ne4
Kh7 21. h4 Nxe4 22. dxe4 Qf6 23. g4 g6 24. g5 Qe6 25. Nxh6 Bxh6 26. gxh6
Nf6 27. Bg5 Ng4 28. Rad1 f6 29. Bc1 Nxh6 30. Bxh6 Kxh6 31. Rd3 Rad8 32.
Red1 Rxd3 33. Rxd3 Rg8 34. b3 f5 35. Qg2 fxe4 36. Qxe4 Rf8 37. Rg3 Rf4 38.
Qe3 Kh7 39. Rg5 Qd5 40. Rxe5 Rg4+ 41. Kf1 Qd1+ 42. Qe1 Qd3+ 43. Qe2 Qb1+
44. Qe1 Qd3+ 45. Qe2 Qh3+ 46. Ke1 Qxc3+ 47. Kf1 Qh3+ 48. Ke1 Rg1+ 49. Kd2
Qd7+ 50. Kc2 Qc6+ 51. Kd3 Qd6+ 52. Kc2 Qc6+ 53. Kd3 Qd6+ 54. Kc2 Ra1 55.
Re7+ Kg8 56. Qe6+ Qxe6 57. Rxe6 Rxa2+ 58. Kc3 Kg7 59. Kb4 Kh6 60. f4 Kh5
61. Re5+ Kxh4 62. Rg5 Rf2 63. Rxg6 Rxf4+ 64. Ka5 Rf3 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "1998.03.02"]
[Round "08"]
[White "Ivanchuk,V"]
[Black "Kramnik,V"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B57"]
[WhiteElo "2740"]
[BlackElo "2790"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 Qb6 7. Ndb5 a6
8. Be3 Qd8 9. Nd4 Ng4 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Qf3 Ne5 12. Qe2 e6 13. O-O-O Be7
14. Bd4 Qc7 15. Bxe5 dxe5 16. Na4 O-O 17. Rd3 Qa5 18. b3 Rb8 19. Qd2 Qxd2+
20. Kxd2 g6 21. Rd1 Kg7 22. Ke2 a5 23. Rc3 Bb4 24. Rcd3 Be7 25. g3 h5 26.
h4 f5 27. Rc3 Bb4 28. Re3 Kf6 29. f4 exf4 30. e5+ Kf7 31. gxf4 Be7 32. Red3
Bxh4 33. Nc5 Be7 34. Rd6 Bxd6 35. exd6 Rd8 36. d7 Ke7 37. dxc8=Q Rbxc8 38.
Rxd8 Rxd8 39. Nxe6 Rh8 40. Ng5 h4 41. Nh3 Kf6 42. Kf2 Rd8 43. Bd3 a4 44.
Ng5 a3 45. Nf3 c5 46. Ng5 Rd4 47. Kf3 Rd7 48. Ke3 Rd8 49. Nf3 Re8+ 50. Kf2
Rd8 51. Nxh4 c4 52. bxc4 Rb8 53. c5 Rb2 54. c6 Ke7 55. Nxg6+ Kd6 56. Ne5
Rxa2 57. Nc4+ Kc7 58. Kg3 Ra1 59. Nxa3 Rxa3 60. Kh4 Kxc6 61. Kg5 Ra5 62.
Bxf5 Kd6 63. Kg4 Ke7 64. Bd3 Rc5 65. Kf3 Kd6 66. Ke4 Rh5 67. c4 Rh4 68. Kf5
Kc5 69. Ke5 Rh3 70. Ke4 Rh4 71. Be2 Rh2 72. Kf3 Kd4 73. Bf1 Rh1 74. Kf2 Rh8
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