LAS PALMAS - CHESS MEETS HISTORY


Round 9 20/12/1996 Kasparov, Gary - Karpov, Anatoly 1-0 44 E32 Nimzo indian Kramnik, Vladimir - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 47 A16 English; 1.c4 Topalov, Veselin - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2 39 B85 Sicilian


[Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.11.20"] [Round "09"] [White "Kasparov,G"] [Black "Karpov,An"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2785"] [BlackElo "2775"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b6 7. Bg5 Bb7 8. e3 d6 9. f3 Nbd7 10. Nh3 c5 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. Be2 Qb6 13. O-O d5 14. Rad1 Bc6 15. Nf2 h6 16. Bh4 Ba4 17. Rd2 Bb3 18. Ng4 Nxg4 19. fxg4 Rab8 20. g5 hxg5 21. Bxg5 Rb7 22. Be7 Re8 23. Bh4 Nf8 24. Bg3 Rd8 25. Bh4 Rdd7 26. cxd5 Rxd5 27. e4 Rxd2 28. Qxd2 Ba4 29. Bh5 Be8 30. Bf2 Qb5 31. Qd8 Bc6 32. Bg3 Rd7 33. Qe8 Qxf1+ 34. Kxf1 Rd1+ 35. Bxd1 Bxe8 36. Bf2 Bb5+ 37. Be2 Bxe2+ 38. Kxe2 Nd7 39. Kd3 a6 40. Bg1 f5 41. exf5 exf5 42. Kc4 Ne5+ 43. Kxc5 Nd3+ 44. Kb6 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.11.20"] [Round "09"] [White "Kramnik,V"] [Black "Ivanchuk,V"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A16"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qh4 Nxc3 7. dxc3 e5 8. Bg5 Be7 9. e4 Nc6 10. Bc4 h6 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Qg3 O-O-O 13. O-O Qf6 14. Rad1 Rhe8 15. Bd5 Re7 16. Nd2 Qf4 17. Nc4 Bg4 18. Rd2 Red7 19. f3 Qxg3 20. hxg3 Be6 21. Rfd1 h5 22. a3 Kb8 23. Kf2 a6 24. Bxc6 Rxd2+ 25. Rxd2 Rxd2+ 26. Nxd2 bxc6 27. f4 exf4 28. gxf4 Kc8 29. Kg3 Kd7 30. Kh4 f6 31. e5 fxe5 32. fxe5 Bd5 33. g3 Ke6 34. Kg5 Kxe5 35. Kxg6 h4 36. gxh4 Kf4 37. h5 Ke3 38. c4 Bg2 39. Nb3 Bf1 40. h6 Bxc4 41. Nc5 Ba2 42. Kg7 Bb1 43. Nxa6 Kd4 44. Nxc7 Kc4 45. Ne6 Kb3 46. Nd4+ Kxb2 47. Nxc6 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Las Palmas ESP"] [Date "1996.11.20"] [Round "09"] [White "Topalov,V"] [Black "Anand,V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B85"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2735"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Nc6 8. Be3 Be7 9. f4 Qc7 10. Kh1 O-O 11. Bf3 Re8 12. a4 Bd7 13. Qd2 Rab8 14. Nb3 b6 15. g4 Bc8 16. Qf2 Na5 17. Rad1 Nc4 18. Bc1 b5 19. g5 Nd7 20. axb5 axb5 21. Bg2 b4 22. Ne2 Nc5 23. f5 Bf8 24. g6 Nxb3 25. cxb3 Ne5 26. gxf7+ Qxf7 27. Nd4 exf5 28. exf5 Bb7 29. Ne6 Rbc8 30. Ng5 Qe7 31. Qd2 Kh8 32. Rde1 Qd7 33. Ne6 Qb5 34. Rd1 Be7 35. Bxb7 Qxb7+ 36. Qd5 Qxd5+ 37. Rxd5 Nf7 38. Bd2 Bf6 39. Bxb4 1/2-1/2