LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


ROUND 1 9/12/96

Anand, Viswanathan - Kramnik, Vladimir 1/2 20 B65 Sicilian Karpov, Anatoly - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1/2 61 E62 Kings indian Topalov, Veselin - Kasparov, Gary 0-1 59 E11 Bogo indian


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.09"] [Round "01"] [White "Karpov,An"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E62"] [WhiteElo "2775"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nf3 c6 7. O-O Qb6 8. c5 dxc5 9. Na4 Qb5 10. Nxc5 Na6 11. a4 Qb6 12. Nxa6 Qxa6 13. Re1 Rd8 14. Qb3 Be6 15. Qa3 Bd5 16. e3 Bf8 17. b4 e6 18. Qb2 Qb6 19. b5 Rac8 20. bxc6 Qxb2 21. Bxb2 Rxc6 22. Rec1 Rdc8 23. Ne5 Rc2 24. Bf1 Bb4 25. Rxc2 Rxc2 26. Ba3 Bc3 27. Bd3 Ra2 28. Rxa2 Bxa2 29. Bc4 Bb1 30. Bd3 Bxd3 31. Nxd3 Ne4 32. Nc5 Nd6 33. Kf1 b6 34. Nd3 Nc4 35. Be7 f5 36. Ke2 Kf7 37. Bg5 Ke8 38. Kd1 Kd7 39. Kc2 Ba5 40. f3 Bd2 41. Ne5+ Nxe5 42. dxe5 Be1 43. Kd3 Kc6 44. e4 h5 45. Bf4 Bb4 46. exf5 exf5 47. Bd2 Bc5 48. Be3 Be7 49. f4 a6 50. Kc4 b5+ 51. axb5+ axb5+ 52. Kd3 Kd5 53. Bc1 Bc5 54. Be3 Be7 55. Bc1 Bf8 56. Bd2 Ba3 57. Be3 Bb4 58. Bd2 Ba3 59. Be3 Bf8 60. Bd2 Kc6 61. Be3 Kd5 1/2-1/2
[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.09"] [Round "01"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Kasparov,G"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2785"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 b6 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nd3 Bb7 11. Rd1 a5 12. a3 Ba6 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. Be3 Ra7 15. Nc3 Rc7 16. Bf4 Rc8 17. Bxb8 Nxb8 18. Rac1 Nc6 19. e3 Bc4 20. Bf1 Qd7 21. Nf4 b5 22. Bxc4 bxc4 23. e4 Bf6 24. exd5 Nxd4 25. Qe4 e5 26. Nh5 Bg5 27. f4 f5 28. Qg2 Qf7 29. Nxg7 Qxg7 30. fxg5 Qxg5 31. Kh1 e4 32. g4 Kh8 33. gxf5 Qxg2+ 34. Kxg2 Nxf5 35. Kh1 Nd6 36. Re1 Rf4 37. a4 Rb8 38. Re2 Kg7 39. Rce1 Rb4 40. Nb5 Nxb5 41. axb5 Kf7 42. d6 Ke6 43. Rd2 Kd7 44. Rg1 Rf7 45. Re1 a4 46. Re3 Rg7 47. Rxe4 a3 48. Re7+ Rxe7 49. dxe7+ Kxe7 50. bxa3 Rb1+ 51. Kg2 c3 52. Re2+ Kd6 53. Kf3 Kd5 54. a4 Kd4 55. a5 Rxb5 56. a6 Ra5 57. Re4+ Kd5 58. Re3 c2 59. Rc3 Rc5 0-1
[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.09"] [Round "01"] [White "Anand,V"] [Black "Kramnik,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B65"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. O-O-O Nxd4 9. Qxd4 O-O 10. f4 Qa5 11. Bc4 Bd7 12. Rd3 Rad8 13. e5 dxe5 14. Qxe5 Qb4 15. Rg3 Kh8 16. Bd3 Bc6 17. Rh3 Rfe8 18. Qe2 h6 19. Rf1 Kg8 20. Bh4 Nd5 1/2-1/2