LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 4 12/12/1996 Kasparov, Gary - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2 63 B92 Sicilian; Najdorf Kramnik, Vladimir - Karpov, Anatoly 1/2 21 A28 English; 1.c4 e5 Topalov, Veselin - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 41 B17 Caro-Kann


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.12"] [Round "04"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Anand,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2785"] [BlackElo "2735"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Kh1 b5 10. a4 Bb7 11. Nd5 bxa4 12. Rxa4 Bc6 13. Ra3 Nxe4 14. Na5 Nf6 15. Nxc6 Nxc6 16. Bc4 Nd4 17. Rh3 g6 18. Qd2 Nf5 19. Nxf6+ Bxf6 20. Bd5 h5 21. Bxa8 Qxa8 22. Ra3 Rc8 23. c3 Qb7 24. Qd3 Rc6 25. Rd1 d5 26. Ra5 d4 27. cxd4 exd4 28. b4 Nh4 29. f3 Qxb4 30. Rxa6 Rxa6 31. Qxa6 Bg7 32. Qd3 Nf5 33. Bf4 Qb2 34. g3 Kh7 35. Rd2 Qb7 36. Qe4 Qb5 37. Qd3 Qb7 38. Qe4 Qb5 39. Kg1 Qa5 40. Qd3 Ne7 41. Rd1 Nd5 42. Bd2 Qa7 43. Re1 Qd7 44. Kg2 Qa7 45. Kg1 Qa2 46. Re2 Qa1+ 47. Re1 Qa4 48. Rc1 Nc3 49. g4 Qa5 50. Re1 Qc5 51. h3 Bf6 52. f4 h4 53. Qf3 Qb5 54. g5 Bg7 55. Re7 Qb1+ 56. Qf1 Qf5 57. Qe1 Qxh3 58. Rxf7 Qg4+ 59. Kh2 h3 60. Qf1 Ne4 61. Be1 d3 62. Qxh3+ Qxh3+ 63. Kxh3 d2 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.12"] [Round "04"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Karpov,An"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2775"] 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Ne5 9. f4 Ng6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. g3 Nf8 12. Bg2 Ne6 13. O-O O-O 14. e4 d6 15. Qd2 Nc5 16. Rae1 Rb8 17. Re3 Bd7 18. Nb3 Nxb3 19. axb3 Bc6 20. Qd4 a6 21. Qxf6 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.12"] [Round "04"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B17"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 Ngf6 6. Bd3 e6 7. N1f3 Bd6 8. Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 Nf6 11. Qe2 Qc7 12. Bd2 b6 13. O-O-O Bb7 14. Kb1 Rd8 15. Rhg1 c5 16. dxc5 Qxc5 17. a3 O-O 18. g4 Qd5 19. g5 Qxf3 20. gxf6 g6 21. Bxh6 Bxh2 22. Rh1 Qxe2 23. Bxe2 Rxd1+ 24. Rxd1 Rc8 25. f3 Bg3 26. Bg7 g5 27. Rd7 Bc6 28. Rxa7 Rd8 29. a4 Be5 30. a5 Rd2 31. Bc4 b5 32. Bb3 Bxf3 33. Re7 Rd6 34. Re8+ Kh7 35. Bf8 Rd1+ 36. Ka2 Bxf6 37. a6 g4 38. c4 Rd2 39. cxb5 g3 40. b6 g2 41. Bc5 Bxb2 0-1