LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 8 18/12/1996 Ivanchuk, Vassily - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2 29 D21 QGA; Kramnik, Vladimir - Kasparov, Gary 1/2 58 D56 QGD; Karpov, Anatoly - Topalov, Veselin 1/2 70 A70 Modern Benoni


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.18"] [Round "08"] [White "Ivanchuk,V"] [Black "Anand,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D21"] [WhiteElo "2730"] [BlackElo "2735"] 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 dxc4 4. Qa4+ c6 5. Qxc4 Nf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2 Qa5+ 9. Nc3 Nbd7 10. O-O e5 11. Ne4 exd4 12. Qxd4 Qb6 13. Rfd1 Re8 14. Rac1 h6 15. Bh4 Qxd4 16. Rxd4 Nxe4 17. Rxe4 Kf8 18. a3 Nf6 19. Re5 g5 20. Bg3 Nh5 21. Nd4 Nxg3 22. hxg3 Rd8 23. g4 Bf6 24. Re4 Rd6 25. Rc2 a5 26. Nf5 Bxf5 27. gxf5 Rad8 28. Rec4 Rd2 29. b3 Be7 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.18"] [Round "08"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Kasparov,G"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D56"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2785"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bg5 O-O 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Bd3 Nxc3 11. Rxc3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nd7 13. O-O b6 14. Bd3 c5 15. Be4 Rb8 16. Qa4 Bb7 17. Bxb7 Rxb7 18. Qc2 Rc8 19. Rc1 Rbc7 20. b4 e5 21. dxc5 bxc5 22. Rc4 e4 23. Qxe4 Qxe4 24. Rxe4 cxb4 25. Re8+ Rxe8 26. Rxc7 Ne5 27. Nxe5 Rxe5 28. Rxa7 h5 29. h3 Rb5 30. g4 hxg4 31. hxg4 g6 32. Kg2 b3 33. axb3 Rxb3 34. g5 Kg7 35. Kg3 Rc3 36. Re7 Ra3 37. Rd7 Kf8 38. Rc7 Kg7 39. Rc8 Kh7 40. Rc7 Kg7 41. Re7 Kf8 42. Re5 Kg7 43. f4 Rd3 44. Kf3 Rd2 45. Ke4 Rd1 46. Rd5 Re1 47. Rd3 Kf8 48. Ke5 Kg7 49. e4 Re2 50. Rd7 Re1 51. Rc7 Re2 52. Ra7 Re1 53. Ra4 Re2 54. Kd6 Rd2+ 55. Ke7 Rf2 56. e5 Rf1 57. Ra6 Rxf4 58. e6 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.12.18"] [Round "08"] [White "Karpov,An"] [Black "Topalov,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A70"] [WhiteElo "2775"] [BlackElo "2750"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. h3 O-O 9. Bd3 b5 10. Bxb5 Nxe4 11. Nxe4 Qa5+ 12. Nfd2 Qxb5 13. Nxd6 Qa6 14. N2c4 Nd7 15. O-O Nb6 16. Nxb6 Qxb6 17. Nxc8 Raxc8 18. Rb1 Rfd8 19. Bf4 Qb7 20. d6 Bf8 21. Qd2 Bxd6 22. Bxd6 Rc6 23. Rfd1 Qa6 24. Qg5 Rdxd6 25. Rxd6 Rxd6 26. Qxc5 Qxa2 27. Re1 Rd8 28. b4 a6 29. Qg5 Rf8 30. h4 Qc4 31. Qe7 h5 32. g3 Rc8 33. Rd1 Qc6 34. Rd6 Qa8 35. Qe1 Qb7 36. Qd2 Re8 37. Qc3 Rc8 38. Qd2 Re8 39. Rd5 Qc6 40. Kh2 Qf6 41. Rd4 Qc6 42. Rd6 Qf3 43. Qd4 Qe4 44. Qc3 Qb7 45. Rc6 Qb5 46. Rf6 Re7 47. Qc8+ Re8 48. Qxa6 Qxb4 49. Qa2 Re6 50. Rxe6 fxe6 51. Qxe6+ Kg7 52. Qd7+ Kf6 53. Qc6+ Kg7 54. Qd5 Qc3 55. Kg2 Qf6 56. Qd7+ Kg8 57. Qc7 Qe6 58. Qf4 Qc6+ 59. Kf1 Qe6 60. Qe3 Qc4+ 61. Ke1 Qc2 62. Kf1 Qd1+ 63. Kg2 Qd5+ 64. f3 Qa2+ 65. Kh3 Qb1 66. g4 hxg4+ 67. fxg4 Qf1+ 68. Kg3 Qf6 69. Qc5 Qe6 70. Qc3 Qe4 1/2-1/2