Round 2



Round 2  22/5/1996



Anand, Viswanathan       - Kasparov, Gary            1/2   

Topalov, Veselin         - Kramnik, Vladimir         1/2   

Gelfand, Boris           - Ivanchuk, Vassily         1-0   

Kamsky, Gata             - Illescas Cordoba, Miguel  1/2   

Shirov, Alexei           - Polgar, Judit             1/2   



White: Anand,V Black: Kasparov,G 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. g4 h6 8. f4 e5 9. Nf5 Nc6 10. Qf3 g6 11. O-O-O gxf5 12. exf5 e4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4+ Qe7 15. Qd3 Bg7 16. Bd2 {Anand suggested 16. Bb6 as a winning try.} O-O 17. g5 hxg5 18. fxg5 Qe5 19. f6 Bf5 20. Qg3 Rfc8 21. Bc3 Nb4 {Kasparov says he played this because he wanted to make the public happy. They analysed 21...Qxg3 22 hg3 Nb4 23 fxg7 Nxa2+ 24 Kb1 Nxc3+ 25 bxc3 Kxg7 26 Bd3 as equal.}22. Bxe5 Rxc2+ 23. Kb1 Re2+ 24. Ka1 Nc2+ 25. Kb1 Na3+ {Times: 0.43/0.59} 1/2-1/2
White: Gelfand,B Black: Ivanchuk,V 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qxa2 12. O-O b6 13. Bg5 Re8 14. Bb5 Bd7 15. Qd3 Qa5 16. Bc4 Nc6 17. Bd2 Qh5 18. Rb5 e5 19. Ng5 Nxd4 20. Bxf7+ Kh8 21. Bxe8 Bxe8 22. Rb2 h6 23. Ne6 Nxe6 24. Qd5 Nc7 25. Qb7 Qe2 26. Re1 Qc4 27. Rc1 Qd4 28. Rbc2 Rd8 29. Qxc7 Kh7 30. Bc3 Qd7 31. Be1 g5 32. Qxd7 Rxd7 33. Rc7 {Times: 1.51/1.52} 1-0
White: Kamsky,G Black: Illescas Cordoba,M 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. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 O-O 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. Be2 Bg5 14. O-O a5 15. Qd3 Ne7 16. Nce3 Bxe3 17. Nxe3 Qb6 18. Rfd1 Rd8 19. Rd2 h6 20. h3 Qc5 21. Rad1 Be6 22. Bg4 Bc4 23. Qc2 Rb6 24. b3 Be6 25. Bxe6 fxe6 26. c4 b4 27. Qd3 Nc6 28. Nc2 Nb8 29. Qg3 Nd7 30. Qg6 Nf8 31. Qg4 Re8 32. Rd3 Re7 33. Ne3 Kh7 34. R1d2 Ra6 35. Qd1 Rd7 36. g3 Kg8 37. Kh2 Qc6 38. Qg4 a4 39. Nc2 Qc5 40. Qe2 axb3 41. axb3 Rf7 42. Kg2 Rb7 43. Ne1 Rf7 44. Qg4 Ra1 45. Nf3 Ra6 46. Nh4 Rf6 47. Qd1 Rf7 48. Nf3 Rd7 49. Ne1 Rf7 50. Re3 Qb6 51. Nd3 Nd7 52. Qg4 Re7 53. Rf3 Ra8 54. Qg6 Qd4 55. Re2 Ra1 56. Qg4 Nf6 57. Qg6 Rf7 58. Rfe3 Rd1 59. Nb2 Rb1 60. Rd3 Rxb2 61. Rxd4 Rxe2 62. Kf1 Rxf2+ 63. Kxf2 exd4 64. Ke2 Ra7 65. c5 Ra5 66. cxd6 Rg5 67. d7 Rxg6 68. d8=Q+ Kh7 69. g4 e5 70. Qe7 Rg5 71. Kd3 h5 72. h4 Rxg4 73. Qxe5 Rxe4 74. Qf5+ Kh6 75. Qg5+ Kh7 76. Qf5+ Kh6 77. Qg5+ Kh7 {Times: 3.22/3.18} 1/2-1/2
White: Topalov,V Black: Kramnik,V
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 Qb6 7. Ndb5 Bg4 8. f3 Bd7 9. Qe2 a6 10. Be3 Qa5 11. Nd4 b5 12. Bb3 e6 13. O-O-O b4 14. Nb1 Be7 15. g4 Nxd4 16. Rxd4 e5 17. Rdd1 Be6 18. Nd2 Bxb3 19. cxb3 d5 20. exd5 Qxa2 21. Nc4 Qxb3 22. Kb1 Rc8 23. Rd3 Qxc4 24. Rc1 Qxc1+ 25. Bxc1 Bd6 26. f4 e4 27. g5 O-O 28. Rd1 Nd7 29. Qxa6 Bc5 30. Qb5 Rc7 31. d6 Ra7 32. b3 e3 33. Bb2 Re8 34. f5 Bxd6 35. g6 hxg6 36. fxg6 Re6 37. gxf7+ Kxf7 38. Qh5+ Kg8 39. Bxg7 e2 40. Qh8+ Kf7 41. Re1 Ra3 42. Qh5+ Kxg7 43. Rg1+ Bg3 44. Qg4+ {Times: 2.31/2.46} 1/2-1/2
White: Shirov,A Black: Polgar,J 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 Nge7 7. Be3 a6 8. f4 Bd7 9. Nf3 Qa5 10. Bg2 h5 11. gxh5 d5 12. Bd2 Qb6 13. exd5 exd5 14. Qe2 O-O-O 15. O-O-O d4 16. Na4 Qc7 17. Ng5 Nf5 18. Nxf7 Re8 19. Be4 Nd6 20. Nxh8 Nxe4 21. Ng6 Nc5 22. Qc4 Be6 23. Qxc5 Bxc5 24. Nxc5 Bf5 25. Rde1 Rd8 26. Nh4 Qf7 27. Nxf5 Qxf5 28. Nd3 Qxh5 29. b3 Rd7 30. h4 Rc7 31. Kb2 b5 32. Re6 Kb7 33. Rhe1 Qxh4 34. f5 Qg4 35. Bf4 Rc8 36. f6 gxf6 37. Rxf6 Qg2 38. Ree6 Qd5 39. Rd6 Qg2 40. a3 Ka8 41. b4 Qf3 42. Rf7 Nb8 43. Rg7 Qe2 44. Nc5 Qc4 45. Bd2 Qe2 46. Nd7 Rc7 47. Nb6+ Kb7 48. Rxc7+ Kxc7 49. Bf4 d3 50. Rxd3+ Kxb6 51. Bxb8 Qe7 52. Bd6 {Times: 2.47/2.40} 1/2-1/2