Round 1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Reggio Emilia ITA"]
[Date "1997.12.26"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Arlandi,E"]
[Black "Tatai,S"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E91"]
[WhiteElo "2470"]
[BlackElo "2385"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Bg4 7. Be3 Nfd7 8.
Rc1 c6 9. Nd2 Bxe2 10. Qxe2 e5 11. d5 c5 12. O-O Na6 13. a3 Qe7 14. Rc2 f5
15. f3 f4 16. Bf2 Bf6 17. Nb5 Kh8 18. Rb1 Rg8 19. b4 g5 20. Nb3 b6 21. bxc5
Ndxc5 22. Nxc5 Nxc5 23. Bxc5 bxc5 24. Rcb2 Rab8 25. h3 h5 26. Nc3 Rxb2 27.
Rxb2 Qd7 28. Rb3 Bd8 29. Nd1 g4 30. fxg4 hxg4 31. hxg4 Rxg4 32. Nf2 Rg5 33.
Rh3+ Kg7 34. Kh2 Qf7 35. Ng4 Qg6 36. Nh6 Bf6 37. Nf5+ Rxf5 38. exf5 Qxf5
39. Qb2 Kg6 40. Qb8 Qd7 41. Qg8+ 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Reggio Emilia ITA"]
[Date "1997.12.26"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Yudasin,L"]
[Black "Bellini,F"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C48"]
[WhiteElo "2610"]
[BlackElo "2415"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nd4 5. Ba4 c6 6. d3 Bb4 7. Bd2 b5 8.
Bb3 Nxb3 9. axb3 Qe7 10. O-O O-O 11. h3 Re8 12. Re1 a5 13. Ne2 Bxd2 14.
Qxd2 b4 15. Ng3 d6 16. d4 c5 17. c3 Qb7 18. Nh4 bxc3 19. bxc3 exd4 20. cxd4
cxd4 21. Qxd4 Qxb3 22. Qxd6 Qe6 23. Qd2 Bb7 24. e5 Qd5 25. Qb2 Nd7 26. Red1
Qc6 27. Rd6 Qc7 28. Rc1 Nc5 29. Nhf5 Ra6 30. e6 f6 31. Rd7 1-0

[Event "It"]
[Site "Reggio Emilia ITA"]
[Date "1997.12.26"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Lputian,S"]
[Black "Komarov,D"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D26"]
[WhiteElo "2585"]
[BlackElo "2600"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. Qe2 Nc6 7. O-O cxd4
8. exd4 Be7 9. Rd1 O-O 10. Nc3 Na5 11. Bd3 b6 12. Bg5 Bb7 13. h4 Rc8 14.
Rac1 h6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. h5 Re8 17. b4 Bxf3 18. Qxf3 Nc6 19. Nb5 Nxd4 20.
Qe4 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Kf8 22. Nxa7 Qd7 23. Nc6 Nxc6 24. Rxc6 Rd8 25. Bf1 Bd4
26. a4 Qd5 27. Qxd5 Rxd5 28. Be2 Ke7 29. Bf3 Rd6 30. Rc7+ Rd7 31. Rc4 Be5
32. a5 bxa5 33. bxa5 Rc7 34. Rxc7+ Bxc7 35. a6 Bb6 36. g4 f5 37. Kg2 Kd6
38. Kg3 Kc7 39. Be2 fxg4 40. Bxg4 Kb8 1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Reggio Emilia ITA"]
[Date "1997.12.26"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Godena,M"]
[Black "Sarno,S"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B08"]
[WhiteElo "2515"]
[BlackElo "2400"]

1. e4 d6 2. Nc3 g6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. a4 a5 8.
Bf4 Na6 9. e5 Ne8 10. Ne4 Nac7 11. c3 f6 12. exd6 exd6 13. Re1 Ne6 14. Bd2
d5 15. Nc5 Nd6 16. Bd3 Re8 17. Qc2 b6 18. Nxe6 Bxe6 19. Bf4 Qd7 20. Qb3 Bf8
21. h3 Qb7 22. Qc2 Bf5 23. Bxf5 Nxf5 24. Qd3 Nd6 25. Bxd6 Bxd6 26. Kf1
1/2-1/2

[Event "It"]
[Site "Reggio Emilia ITA"]
[Date "1997.12.26"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Belotti,B"]
[Black "Efimov,I"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B56"]
[WhiteElo "2410"]
[BlackElo "2540"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bd7 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd3 a6 8.
f4 h6 9. Bh4 Be7 10. Nf3 Bc6 11. O-O-O Nbd7 12. Qe2 O-O 13. Kb1 Nxe4 14.
Nxe4 Bxh4 15. Nxd6 Be7 16. Nc4 Rc8 17. Nfe5 Qc7 18. Nxc6 Qxc6 19. Na5 Qc7
20. Nb3 Nb6 21. Qe4 Bf6 22. Bd3 g6 23. h4 Nd5 24. h5 Nc3+ 25. bxc3 Qxc3 26.
Kc1 Rfd8 27. Rd2 Rd4 28. Qe3 Rb4 29. Kd1 Rxb3 30. Ke2 Qc6 31. Qg3 Rxd3 32.
cxd3 g5 33. Qf3 Qb5 34. g3 Rc7 35. Rf1 a5 36. f5 Re7 37. fxe6 Bd4 38. Rc2
Rxe6+ 39. Kd1 Rf6 40. Qe2 Be3 41. Rc8+ Kg7 42. Qxe3 Rxf1+ 43. Ke2 Rf6 44.
Qd4 Qf5 45. Rc5 Qf1+ 46. Kd2 Qg2+ 47. Kc1 Qxg3 48. Rf5 Qe1+ 49. Kc2 Qe6 50.
Rxa5 Qe2+ 51. Kb3 Qxh5 52. Rb5 Qd1+ 53. Kb2 Qe2+ 54. Kb3 Qe6+ 55. Kb2 Qd6
0-1

[Event "It"]
[Site "Reggio Emilia ITA"]
[Date "1997.12.26"]
[Round "01"]
[White "Mantovani,R"]
[Black "Romanishin,O"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B47"]
[WhiteElo "2375"]
[BlackElo "2550"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 Nf6 7. Bg2 Nc6 8.
O-O h6 9. Re1 Nxd4 10. e5 Nb5 11. Nxb5 axb5 12. exf6 gxf6 13. Bf4 d6 14.
Re3 Bd7 15. Rd3 Bc6 16. Bxd6 Bxd6 17. Rxd6 Ke7 18. Rd4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Rhd8
20. c3 Qb6 21. Qd2 Rxd4 22. cxd4 Qd6 23. Qxh6 Qxd4 24. Qh5 Qe4+ 25. Qf3 f5
26. h4 Kf6 27. a3 b4 28. a4 Ra5 1/2-1/2