LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 2 10/12/1996 Ivanchuk, Vassily - Kasparov, Gary 1/2 23 B52 Sicilian Karpov, Anatoly - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2 44 E15 Nimzo indian Kramnik, Vladimir - Topalov, Veselin 1/2 80 E97 Kings indian; Main line


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.10"] [Round "02"] [White "Ivanchuk,V"] [Black "Kasparov,G"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B52"] [WhiteElo "2730"] [BlackElo "2785"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Nxd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Qe2 e6 7. b3 g6 8. Bb2 Bg7 9. d4 cxd4 10. Bxd4 O-O 11. Rd1 b5 12. Qxb5 Nxe4 13. Qe2 d5 14. c4 Rc8 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Qb2+ Qf6 17. Qxf6+ Ndxf6 18. Nbd2 Rfd8 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. cxd5 Nc3 21. Rd2 Rxd5 22. Kf1 Rdc5 23. Re1 Nd5 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.10"] [Round "02"] [White "Karpov,An"] [Black "Anand,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E15"] [WhiteElo "2775"] [BlackElo "2735"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. Bc3 d5 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. Nd2 O-O 12. O-O Rc8 13. e4 b5 14. Re1 dxc4 15. bxc4 bxc4 16. Qa4 Bb5 17. Qc2 Re8 18. a4 Ba6 19. Rad1 Bf8 20. Nf1 Qb6 21. Rb1 Qc7 22. Ne3 Rb8 23. Bf1 Rxb1 24. Rxb1 Rb8 25. Bxc4 Rxb1+ 26. Qxb1 Bxc4 27. Nxc4 Qc8 28. Bd2 Qa6 29. Qc2 Nf6 30. f3 c5 31. Be3 cxd4 32. Bxd4 Nd7 33. Kg2 h6 34. Ne5 Nxe5 35. Bxe5 Qb7 36. Bd4 a6 37. Qc4 h5 38. h3 g6 39. Be5 Bg7 40. Qc7 Qxc7 41. Bxc7 f5 42. Kf2 Kf7 43. Ke3 Ke7 44. Ba5 Be5 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.10"] [Round "02"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Topalov,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E97"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2750"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 a5 10. Ba3 axb4 11. Bxb4 Nd7 12. a4 Bh6 13. a5 f5 14. Nd2 Kh8 15. Bd3 Rf6 16. Na4 Rf7 17. c5 dxc5 18. Bc3 fxe4 19. Bxe4 Nf5 20. Nc4 Bg7 21. Bxf5 Rxf5 22. d6 Rb8 23. dxc7 Qxc7 24. Qd6 Qxd6 25. Nxd6 Rf8 26. Rfd1 b5 27. axb6 Nxb6 28. Nxc5 Bg4 29. f3 Nd7 30. Na6 Rb3 31. Rac1 Be6 32. Nc7 Bf7 33. Ne4 Nb8 34. Ng5 Nc6 35. Rd7 Be8 36. Rxg7 Kxg7 37. Nce6+ Kg8 38. Nxf8 Kxf8 39. Nxh7+ Ke7 40. Ng5 Bd7 41. Bd2 Rb2 42. Ne4 Nd4 43. Re1 Bc6 44. Bg5+ Ke6 45. Nd2 Nc2 46. Rc1 Nd4 47. Re1 Nc2 48. Rd1 Nd4 49. h4 Ne2+ 50. Kh2 Nd4 51. Kh3 Kd5 52. Re1 Ra2 53. Ne4 Rc2 54. Ra1 Bd7+ 55. Kg3 Bb5 56. Ra8 Bf1 57. Rd8+ Ke6 58. Bd2 Bd3 59. Re8+ Kf7 60. Nd6+ Kg7 61. Re7+ Kf8 62. Bg5 Bf1 63. Rxe5 Rxg2+ 64. Kf4 Re2 65. Ne4 Bg2 66. Be7+ Kf7 67. Bc5 Ne6+ 68. Kg3 Bf1 69. Bf2 Ng7 70. Kg4 Ne6 71. Rd5 Rc2 72. Rd7+ Ke8 73. Nf6+ Kf8 74. Bg3 Rc4+ 75. Ne4 Ke8 76. Ra7 Bd3 77. Bd6 Bxe4 78. fxe4 Rxe4+ 79. Kf3 Re1 80. Kf2 Re4 1/2-1/2