LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 3 11/12/1996 Anand, Viswanathan - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 46 C78 Ruy Lopez Kasparov, Gary - Kramnik, Vladimir 1/2 19 E71 Kings indian Topalov, Veselin - Karpov, Anatoly 1/2 28 D27 QGA;


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.11"] [Round "03"] [White "Anand,V"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C78"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. Nxe5 Nxe5 7. d4 Nxe4 8. Re1 Be7 9. Rxe4 Ng6 10. c4 O-O 11. Nc3 d6 12. Nd5 Bh4 13. Qh5 c6 14. Rxh4 Qxh4 15. Qxh4 Nxh4 16. Nb6 Rb8 17. Bf4 Nf5 18. d5 Re8 19. Kf1 h6 20. h3 Re4 21. Bh2 cxd5 22. g4 Rxc4 23. Nxc4 dxc4 24. Re1 Be6 25. gxf5 Bxf5 26. Bxd6 Bxh3+ 27. Kg1 Rd8 28. Re8+ Rxe8 29. Bxe8 Be6 30. a4 g5 31. a5 Kg7 32. Ba4 Kg6 33. Bd1 Bd5 34. Bc2+ Kf6 35. Bc7 Ke6 36. Bh7 Bf3 37. Kh2 Kd5 38. Bc2 Be4 39. Bd1 Kd4 40. Be2 Bd3 41. Bb6+ Kd5 42. Bd1 f5 43. Kg3 Ke5 44. Bc5 Kf6 45. Bh5 f4+ 46. Kh2 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.11"] [Round "03"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Kramnik,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E71"] [WhiteElo "2785"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Bg5 Na6 7. Bd3 e5 8. d5 c6 9. Nge2 Nc5 10. Bc2 cxd5 11. cxd5 a5 12. O-O Bd7 13. a3 a4 14. Qd2 Qb6 15. Rab1 Rfc8 16. Ng3 Qd8 17. Bh6 Bxh6 18. Qxh6 Qf8 19. Qe3 Be8 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.11"] [Round "03"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Karpov,An"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D27"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2775"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 e6 3. c4 dxc4 4. e3 a6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O Nf6 7. Bb3 Nc6 8. Qe2 cxd4 9. Rd1 d3 10. Rxd3 Qc7 11. Nc3 Be7 12. e4 Nd7 13. Be3 Nc5 14. Rdd1 O-O 15. Rac1 Nxb3 16. axb3 Rd8 17. Na4 Rxd1+ 18. Qxd1 Bd7 19. Bb6 Qc8 20. Ne5 Be8 21. Nd3 e5 22. Nc3 Qe6 23. Nd5 Rc8 24. h3 f6 25. Qg4 Qxg4 26. hxg4 Kf7 27. Nxe7 1/2-1/2