Round 9



Round 9  01/5/1996



Kramnik, Vladimir        - Shirov, Alexei            1/2   

Topalov, Veselin         - Illescas Cordoba, Miguel  1/2   

Kamsky, Gata             - Anand, Viswanathan        1-0   

Gelfand, Boris           - Kasparov, Gary            0-1   

Polgar, Judit            - Ivanchuk, Vassily         1/2   



White: Gelfand, B Black: Kasparov, G 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 e4 7. Ng5 {0.05} Bb4 {0.07} 8. d5 {0.07} Ne5 {0.13} 9. Qb3 {0.14} a5 {0.32} 10. Bd2 {0.34} O-O {1.04} 11. O-O-O {0.47} d6 {1.17} 12. Ngxe4 {0.51} Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Bf5 {1.20} 14. Ng3 Bd7 {1.22} 15. Kb1 {1.22} Qe8 {1.26} 16. Bxb4 Ba4 17. Qe3 axb4 {1.27} 18. b3 Bd7 19. Be2 {1.33} Qc8 {1.50} 20. Rd2 {1.38} Re8 {1.54} 21. Qb6 {1.43} Bf5+ 22. Ka1 Nd7 23. Qxb4 Nc5 {1.55} 24. Kb2 {1.53} Bg6 25. Qc3 {1.53} Qc7 {1.56} 26. f4 Qb6 {1.56/1.56} 27. Kc1 {1.56} Be4 {1.58} 28. Bd1 {1.57} Nd3+ 29. Rxd3 Bxd3 30. Qxd3 Rxa2 31. Bc2 {1.57} g6 32. Ne4 Ra1+ 33. Bb1 {1.58} Rxe4 34. Qxe4 Qxb3 35. Qc2 Qe3+ 36. Kd1 Qxf4 37. Re1 Qd4+ 38. Ke2 Qf6 39. Qd2 Qe5+ 40. Kf1 Rxb1 41. Rxb1 Qf5+ {Arbiter stops play briefly asking Garry to complete his scoresheet} 42. Ke2 Qxb1 43. Qf4 Qc2+ {2.09} 44. Kf1 Qb1+ 45. Ke2 Qb4 46. Kf3 Qc3+ 47. Ke2 {2.35} Qe5+ 48. Qxe5 dxe5 49. c5 Kf8 {2.18} 50. Kd3 f5 {2.18} 51. Kc4 {2.38} e4 {2.29} 52. Kb5 e3 53. c6 bxc6+ 54. dxc6 Ke7 {2.29} 55. Kb6 {2.43} e2 56. c7 e1=Q 57. c8=Q Qe6+ {Times: 2.43/2.29} 0-1
White: Polgar, J Black: Ivanchuk, V 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f4 Nc6 7. Nf3 e6 {0.02} 8. Bd3 {0.09} b5 {0.03} 9. O-O b4 {0.04} 10. Na4 Be7 {0.04} 11. Qe1 {0.25} O-O {0.05} 12. Be3 {0.35} Rb8 13. Kh1 {0.38} a5 {0.10} 14. Rd1 Qc7 {0.10} 15. b3 {0.45} Rd8 {0.15} 16. c4 bxc3 {0.16} 17. Qxc3 {0.54} Bd7 {0.18} 18. Nd2 {1.09} Be8 {0.33} 19. Bg1 {1.15} Qb7 {0.34} 20. Bb1 {1.16} Nb4 21. Qh3 Bxa4 22. bxa4 {1.18} e5 23. Nc4 exf4 24. Rxf4 Qc8 {1.12} 25. Nxa5 Qxh3 26. gxh3 Ra8 27. Nb3 {1.35} Rdb8 {1.28} 28. a5 Nc6 {1.28} 29. Bb6 Nd7 {1.29} 30. Bc7 {1.49} Rb7 31. Bxd6 Bxd6 32. Rxd6 {1.49} Nxa5 33. e5 {1.52} Nc5 {1.38} 34. Bxh7+ Kxh7 35. Nxc5 {1.53} Rb1+ 36. Kg2 Nb7 37. Ra6 {1.55} Rxa6 38. Nxa6 Nd8 {1.45} 39. Nc5 {1.56} Rb5 {1.46} 40. Nd3 Rd5 {1.47} 41. Rf3 Kg8 42. Kg3 Ne6 43. Re3 {2.21} Nd4 44. Kf4 {2.27} Nc2 {2.12} 45. Re2 Rxd3 46. Rxc2 Rxh3 47. Ke4 {2.29} Kf8 {2.20} 48. Kd5 Ra3 49. Kd6 g6 {2.21} 50. e6 Rd3+ 51. Kc5 fxe6 52. a4 Ke7 {2.22} 53. a5 Kd7 54. Kb4 {2.48} Rd1 55. Rc4 {2.51} Rb1+ 56. Ka4 {2.51} e5 57. a6 {2.33} e4 58. Rxe4 {2.55} Kc7 {2.35} 59. Re8 {2.59} Rg1 {2.41} 60. Kb5 Rg5+ {2.42} 61. Kc4 Kb6 62. Re6+ Ka7 {2.42} 63. Kd4 {3.03} Rh5 64. Re2 {3.03} Kxa6 {2.48} 65. Rb2 {3.03} Ka7 66. Ke4 Rf5 {2.50} 67. Ke3 {3.04} Ka6 {2.53} 68. Rg2 Kb6 69. Rxg6+ Kc7 70. h4 {Time: 3.07/2.53} 1/2-1/2
White: Topalov, V 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. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Nd5 Bg7 11. c3 f5 12. exf5 Bxf5 13. Nc2 O-O 14. Nce3 Be6 15. Bd3 f5 16. Bc2 f4 {0.03} 17. Qh5 {0.21} Rf7 18. Bxh7+ Kf8 19. Bf5 {0.51} Qe8 {0.04} 20. Bxe6 {0.51} Qxe6 {0.04} 21. Qg4 {0.52} Qh6 {0.05} 22. Nf5 {1.04} Qe6 {0.05} 23. Nfe3 {1.05} Qh6 {0.08} 24. Nf5 Qe6 25. Nfe3 {Times: 1.10/0.08} 1/2-1/2
White: Kramnik, V Black: Shirov, A 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O {0.00} Be7 {0.12} 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. Qe1 {0.03} Nd7 8. b3 {0.03} c5 {0.22} 9. Bb2 Bd6 {0.22} 10. a4 Qe7 {0.23} 11. Nc3 {0.25} Nf6 {0.31} 12. d3 {0.27} Be6 {0.37} 13. Nd2 {0.39} g5 {0.42} 14. Nc4 O-O-O {0.42} 15. Ba3 {0.50} Nd7 16. Rb1 {0.52} Nb8 {0.52} 17. Nd5 {1.00} Bxd5 18. exd5 Rhe8 {1.01} 19. Qe4 {1.19} Nd7 {1.10} 20. b4 cxb4 {1.11} 21. Nxd6+ Qxd6 22. Bxb4 Qg6 {1.12} 23. Qe3 Kb8 {1.12} 24. c4 {1.33} f5 {1.14} 25. c5 {1.40} Nf6 26. d6 Nd5 27. Qd2 cxd6 {1.26} 28. c6 {1.46} Rc8 {1.35} 29. cxb7 Rc6 30. Rfc1 Rxc1+ {1.36} 31. Qxc1 {1.49} Nxb4 32. Rxb4 Qe6 {1.37} 33. h4 {1.55} Re7 34. Qc6 d5 35. Qxe6 Rxe6 36. hxg5 {Times: 1.57/1.41} 1/2-1/2
White: Kamsky, G Black: Anand, V 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 Ngf6 6. Bd3 e6 7. N1f3 Bd6 8. Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 {0.01} 10. Bxe4 {0.05} Nf6 11. Bd3 Qc7 12. Bd2 b6 {0.07/0.02} 13. Ne5 {0.08} c5 {0.03} 14. Bb5+ {0.20} Ke7 {0.05} 15. c3 {0.35} Bb7 16. O-O {0.36} Rhd8 {0.14} 17. f4 {0.42} Ne4 {0.29} 18. Be3 Kf8 {0.30} 19. Rae1 {1.03} Kg8 {0.34} 20. Qg4 {1.05} Nf6 {0.40} 21. Qg3 {1.09} cxd4 {0.47} 22. cxd4 {1.12} Nd5 {0.47} 23. Bd2 {1.19} a6 {0.57} 24. Bd3 f5 25. Qg6 {1.28} Re8 {1.08} 26. g4 {1.33} Nf6 {1.19} 27. gxf5 Bxe5 28. fxe5 Qc6 {1.23} 29. Re3 Qh1+ 30. Kf2 Qxh2+ 31. Ke1 {1.40} Ne4 {1.25} 32. Bxe4 {1.41} Qh4+ {1.26} 33. Kd1 {1.48} Bxe4 {1.26} 34. Be1 Qh2 35. Rxe4 Qh3 36. Ke2 {Times: 1.49/1.26} 1-0