LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 5 15/12/1996 Anand, Viswanathan - Topalov, Veselin 1/2 29 C78 Ruy Lopez Ivanchuk, Vassily - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 34 E81 Kings indian; Saemisch Karpov, Anatoly - Kasparov, Gary 1/2 45 D43 Semi-Slav


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.15"] [Round "05"] [White "Anand,V"] [Black "Topalov,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C78"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2750"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. d3 d6 7. Nc3 b5 8. Bb3 Na5 9. Kh1 c6 10. h3 Ra7 11. Nh2 O-O 12. f4 Nxb3 13. axb3 Re8 14. fxe5 dxe5 15. Qe1 Nd7 16. Nf3 Nf8 17. Be3 Bxe3 18. Qxe3 Rd7 19. Rf2 f6 20. Nh4 Ne6 21. Nf5 Nd4 22. Qg3 Nxf5 23. Rxf5 c5 24. Rf2 Bb7 25. Raf1 Rf7 26. Nd5 Bxd5 27. exd5 Qxd5 28. Rxf6 Rxf6 29. Rxf6 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.15"] [Round "05"] [White "Ivanchuk,V"] [Black "Kramnik,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E81"] [WhiteElo "2730"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nge2 O-O 6. f3 c5 7. d5 e6 8. Ng3 exd5 9. cxd5 Nbd7 10. Be2 a6 11. a4 h5 12. Bg5 Qe8 13. Qd2 Nh7 14. Bh6 Qe5 15. Bxg7 Qxg7 16. Nf1 f5 17. exf5 gxf5 18. Ne3 Kh8 19. Nc4 Qf6 20. O-O Rb8 21. Rfe1 b5 22. axb5 axb5 23. Na5 b4 24. Nb5 Ba6 25. Nc7 Bxe2 26. Rxe2 Rg8 27. Nc6 Rbc8 28. Ne6 Ra8 29. Rae1 Ra2 30. Nf4 Qg5 31. h4 Qg3 32. Re6 Ndf6 33. Ne7 Rga8 34. Nfg6+ 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.15"] [Round "05"] [White "Karpov,An"] [Black "Kasparov,G"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2775"] [BlackElo "2785"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. Qa4+ c6 6. Qxc4 b5 7. Qd3 Bb7 8. a3 a6 9. e3 c5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Qxd8+ Kxd8 12. Bd2 Ke7 13. Bd3 Nbd7 14. Ke2 Bd6 15. Rhd1 Rac8 16. Rac1 Nb6 17. Be1 Nc4 18. Rc2 Bxf3+ 19. gxf3 Ne5 20. h3 Nxd3 21. Rxd3 Rhd8 22. Rcd2 Bc7 23. Rc2 Bb6 24. Rxd8 Kxd8 25. Rd2+ Ke7 26. Rd1 g6 27. f4 Rc4 28. f3 Nd7 29. b3 Rc6 30. Ne4 Rc2+ 31. Rd2 Rxd2+ 32. Bxd2 Bc5 33. Nxc5 Nxc5 34. Bb4 Kd6 35. Kd2 a5 36. Bxc5+ Kxc5 37. Kd3 f6 38. h4 Kd5 39. b4 axb4 40. axb4 h6 41. e4+ Kd6 42. Ke3 e5 43. fxe5+ fxe5 44. Kf2 Ke6 45. Kg2 1/2-1/2