Round 8



Round 8  30/5/1996



Anand, Viswanathan       - Gelfand, Boris            1-0   

Kasparov, Gary           - Topalov, Veselin          1/2   

Illescas Cordoba, Miguel - Polgar, Judit             1/2   

Ivanchuk, Vassily        - Kramnik, Vladimir         0-1   

Shirov, Alexei           - Kamsky, Gata              1/2   



White: Shirov, A Black: Kamsky, G 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 {0.01} Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. a3 {0.01} Qd7 11. Nc3 Rae8 {0.12} 12. Bd2 Nd8 {0.14} 13. Ne2 {0.08} Ne6 {0.18} 14. Ng3 {0.09} c5 {0.20} 15. c3 {0.12} Bd8 {0.25} 16. Bc2 {0.20} Bc7 {0.42} 17. c4 {0.21} Bc6 {0.48} 18. b3 {0.27} g6 19. Bh6 Ng7 {1.01} 20. Qd2 Kh8 {1.05} 21. b4 {0.46} Ng8 {1.13} 22. bxc5 {0.51} dxc5 23. Be3 Ne6 24. cxb5 axb5 {1.23} 25. Bb3 Nd4 {1.24} 26. Bxd4 {1.16} cxd4 27. Rec1 {1.17} Bd6 28. Qa2 {1.22} Kg7 {1.34} 29. a4 {1.28} Nf6 {1.39} 30. Qd2 {1.39} h6 {1.43} 31. axb5 Bxb5 {1.44} 32. Bc4 Bxc4 33. Rxc4 {1.48} Ra8 {1.45} 34. Rac1 Rfc8 {1.46} 35. Qc2 Rxc4 36. Qxc4 {1.51} Ra5 {1.48} 37. Rb1 {1.53} Qa7 {1.50} 38. Qc6 Ra6 {1.50} 39. Qc8 {1.55} Qa8 40. Qxa8 Rxa8 41. Nd2 {1.56} Nd7 {1.55} 42. Nc4 {1.58} Ra6 {2.03} 43. Rb5 Bc7 {2.04} 44. Nf1 {2.25} Rc6 {2.09} 45. Nfd2 {2.27} Nc5 46. Nb2 Ne6 47. Ndc4 Nf4 48. Rb4 {2.31} f5 {2.28} 49. f3 {2.32} Kf6 50. Kh2 {2.34} Ra6 51. Rb5 {2.40} Ra1 {2.41} 52. Rc5 Ne6 53. Rd5 Rc1 {2.44} 54. Rd7 {2.42} Rc2 {2.45} 55. h4 {2.43} g5 56. hxg5+ hxg5 {2.48} 57. Kg1 {Times: 2.47/2.57} 1/2-1/2
White: Illescas Cordoba, M Black: Polgar, J 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nb4 7. d5 c6 {0.05} 8. Ne2 {0.16} cxd5 {0.06} 9. a3 {0.25} N4c6 10. exd5 Ne5 {0.18} 11. O-O {0.36} O-O 12. Nbc3 {0.37} Bg4 {0.31} 13. h3 {0.49} Bf3 14. Bxf3 Nxf3+ 15. Kg2 Ne5 {0.41} 16. Qb3 {0.57} Qc8 {0.42} 17. Bg5 Re8 {0.44} 18. Rfd1 {1.18} Na6 19. Be3 {1.18} b6 {1.04} 20. Bd4 {1.29} Qb7 {1.07} 21. Nf4 {1.31} Rac8 {1.09} 22. Qc2 {1.36} e6 {1.15} 23. Qe4 {1.42} exd5 {1.28} 24. Nfxd5 {1.47} Qb8 {1.27} 25. Qf4 {1.50} Nc7 {1.32} 26. Bxe5 Bxe5 {1.32} 27. Nf6+ {1.52} Bxf6 {Times: 1.53/1.34} 1/2-1/2
White: Anand, V Black: Gelfand, B 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Bb3 Na5 {0.06} 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Nd5 {0.02} Bg5 {0.18} 14. Qd3 {0.07} Rc8 {0.23} 15. Rfd1 {0.10} Kh8 {0.36} 16. Nc3 {0.19} Be7 {0.39} 17. Nd5 {0.29} Bg5 {0.42} 18. Kh1 {0.42} Bh6 {0.56} 19. Nc3 {0.45} Nxb3 20. axb3 {0.50} Qb6 {0.59} 21. Kg1 Rc6 {1.01} 22. Qe2 Qc7 {1.13} 23. Ne1 {0.52} f5 24. Nd3 fxe4 25. Qxe4 Qf7 26. Qe2 {0.55} Qg6 {1.36} 27. f3 {1.14} Bf5 {1.37} 28. Nb4 Rc7 {1.38} 29. Nbd5 {1.25} Rcf7 30. Ne4 {1.26} Bg5 {1.54} 31. Ndc3 {1.27} Be7 {1.55} 32. Rd3 {1.29} Rc8 {1.56} 33. Rad1 Rc6 {1.56} 34. Nd5 {1.32} Bf8 {1.57} 35. Rc3 {1.33} h5 {1.57} 36. Kh1 h4 37. h3 {1.36} Kg8 {1.59} 38. Rc4 Qh5 39. Ne3 {1.43} d5 {1.59} 40. Nxd5 Bxh3 {1.59} 41. gxh3 Rxf3 42. Nef6+ {Times: 1.50/2.03} 1-0
White: Kasparov, G Black: Topalov, V 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 {0.00!} 7. O-O {0.10} Be7 8. a4 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. f4 Qc7 11. Kh1 Re8 {0.01} 12. Bf3 Na5 {0.02} 13. Bg1 {0.23} Bf8 {0.10} 14. Qe1 {0.30} Rb8 {0.17} 15. h3 {0.47} Nd7 {0.24} 16. Bh2 {0.54} Nc6 17. Rd1 {0.55} Nxd4 18. Rxd4 {0.55} b5 19. axb5 axb5 20. e5 {0.57} f5 21. exd6 Bxd6 22. Nd5 {1.22} Qa7 23. Rd1 {1.23} b4 24. Bg1 {1.25} Qa5 {1.24} 25. Bh5 g6 26. Qg3 {1.35} Kf7 27. Bf3 {1.35} Bf8 {1.39} 28. Rfe1 {1.42} Bg7 {1.43} 29. Ne3 {1.45} Kf8 {1.45} 30. Nc4 Qc7 31. Nd6 Re7 {1.46} 32. Bd4 {1.47} Bxd4 33. Rxd4 {1.47} Nf6 {1.48} 34. Red1 Ba6 {1.49} 35. Qh4 {1.52} Nd7 36. Qe1 {1.54} e5 {1.52} 37. fxe5 Nxe5 {1.52} 38. Qg3 Nxf3 39. gxf3 {1.56} Ra8 {1.55} 40. Qf4 {1.57} Be2 41. R1d2 {1.59} Ra1+ 42. Kg2 {2.00} Bf1+ {2.11} 43. Kg3 Ba6 {2.12} 44. Rd1 {2.08} Rxd1 {2.22} 45. Rxd1 {2.09} Qxc2 46. Qd4 {2.10} Kg8 47. Qd5+ Kg7 48. Qd4+ {Times: 2.16/2.32} 1/2-1/2
White: Ivanchuk, V Black: Kramnik, V 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Be7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. Qe3 Qc7 {0.02} 13. e5 dxe5 14. Bxe5 Ng4 15. Qf3 Nxe5 16. Qxa8 Nd7 {0.05} 17. g3 {0.34} Nb6 18. Qf3 {0.34} Bb7 19. Ne4 {0.34} f5 {0.30} 20. Qh5+ {0.35} Kf8 {0.32} 21. Nf2 {0.35} Bf6 {0.56} 22. Bd3 {0.46} Na4 23. Rhe1 {0.46} Bxb2+ 24. Kb1 {0.47} Bd5 {1.48} 25. Bxb5 Bxa2+ 26. Kxa2 axb5 27. Kb1 {0.49} Qa5 {1.55} 28. Nd3 {1.01} Ba3 {1.57} 29. Ka2 Nc3+ 30. Kb3 {1.02} Nd5 {1.58} 31. Ka2 Bb4+ 32. Kb1 Bc3 {Times: 1.02/1.58} 0-1