LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 7 17/12/1996 Kasparov, Gary - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 36 B04 Alekhine defence Anand, Viswanathan - Karpov, Anatoly 1-0 36 D21 QGA; Topalov, Veselin - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 39 E92 Kings indian; Classical


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.17"] [Round "07"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B04"] [WhiteElo "2785"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Bc4 c6 6. O-O Bg7 7. h3 O-O 8. exd6 exd6 9. Re1 Nc7 10. Bg5 Bf6 11. Bh6 Re8 12. Rxe8+ Nxe8 13. Bb3 d5 14. c4 dxc4 15. Bxc4 Nd6 16. Bb3 Nf5 17. Qd2 Nd7 18. Nc3 Nxh6 19. Qxh6 Nf8 20. Rd1 Be6 21. d5 cxd5 22. Nxd5 Rc8 23. Qe3 b6 24. Ne5 Rc5 25. Ng4 Bxg4 26. hxg4 Kg7 27. f4 h6 28. f5 g5 29. Qe2 Nh7 30. Nxf6 Qxf6 31. Rd7 Re5 32. Rxf7+ Qxf7 33. Qxe5+ Qf6 34. Qc7+ Kh8 35. Kh1 a5 36. Be6 Nf8 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.17"] [Round "07"] [White "Anand,V"] [Black "Karpov,An"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D21"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2775"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 e6 3. c4 dxc4 4. e4 b5 5. a4 c6 6. axb5 cxb5 7. b3 Bb7 8. bxc4 Bxe4 9. cxb5 Nf6 10. Be2 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Nc3 Bb7 13. Ne5 a6 14. Bf3 Nd5 15. Nxd5 exd5 16. Rb1 Qb6 17. Be2 axb5 18. Rxb5 Qc7 19. Bf4 Bd6 20. Bd3 Ba6 21. Bxh7+ Kxh7 22. Qh5+ Kg8 23. Rb3 Bxe5 24. Rh3 f6 25. dxe5 Qe7 26. Qh7+ Kf7 27. Rg3 Ke8 28. Rxg7 Qe6 29. exf6 Nc6 30. Ra1 Kd8 31. h4 Bb7 32. Rc1 Ba6 33. Ra1 Bb7 34. Rd1 Ba6 35. Qb1 Rxf6 36. Bg5 Kc8 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.17"] [Round "07"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Kramnik,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E92"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. Be3 c6 8. d5 Ng4 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bh4 c5 11. O-O Nh6 12. Ne1 Nd7 13. Rb1 b6 14. a3 g5 15. Bg3 f5 16. exf5 Nxf5 17. Ne4 h6 18. Nc2 Nf6 19. Bd3 Qe8 20. Ne3 Nxe4 21. Bxe4 h5 22. Qd3 Qf7 23. f3 Nxe3 24. Qxe3 Bh6 25. Be1 Qg7 26. Bd2 Rf6 27. Qd3 g4 28. Bxh6 Qxh6 29. fxg4 Bxg4 30. Rxf6 Qxf6 31. Rf1 Qg7 32. h3 Bd7 33. Qf3 Be8 34. Qf5 Qf7 35. Qg5+ Qg7 36. Qh4 Qh6 37. Rf6 Qe3+ 38. Kh2 Kg7 39. Rf3 1-0