Groningen 1996 - Round 2





[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.20"]

[Round "02"]

[White "Short,N"]

[Black "Gelfand,B"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "B92"]

[WhiteElo "2695"]

[BlackElo "2665"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a4 Nc6 7. Be2 e5 8.

Nb3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Nd5 Bg5 13. a5 Rc8 14. Bg4

Nd4 15. Nxd4 exd4 16. f4 Bh6 17. Bxe6 fxe6 18. Nb6 Rc5 19. g3 e5 20. f5 Qc7

21. c3 Rb5 22. Nd5 Qc4 23. Ra4 Qb3 24. Qxb3 Rxb3 25. cxd4 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.20"]

[Round "02"]

[White "Leko,P"]

[Black "Akopian,V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C10"]

[WhiteElo "2630"]

[BlackElo "2630"]



1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bxf6

Nxf6 8. Nxf6+ Qxf6 9. Bb5+ c6 10. Bd3 Bd6 11. Qe2 a5 12. O-O-O a4 13. a3

O-O 14. Kb1 Ra5 15. Rhe1 c5 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Rd2 g6 18. Ne5 Bd4 19. Ng4

Qg7 20. c3 Bb6 21. f4 Rd8 22. Bc2 Rxd2 23. Qxd2 Rd5 24. Qe2 Bd7 25. Ne5 Be8

26. Nxg6 Bd8 27. Ne5 Qf6 28. g3 b5 29. Ng4 Qg7 30. Ne3 Rc5 31. Rd1 Bf6 32.

Nf5 Qf8 33. Nd6 Bc6 34. Qe3 Rd5 35. Rxd5 Bxd5 36. Nxb5 Qc8 37. Qd3 Qb7 38.

Nd6 Qa7 39. c4 Bc6 40. c5 Kf8 41. Nxf7 Qxc5 42. Qd6+ Qxd6 43. Nxd6 Bd4 44.

Be4 Bd7 45. Nc4 Bg1 46. Ne5 Be8 47. Nf3 Be3 48. Kc2 Ke7 49. Kd3 Bc1 50. Kc3

Be3 51. Bc2 Kd6 52. Nd2 Kd5 53. Be4+ Kc5 54. Kd3 Bf2 55. Nf3 Bh5 56. Ne5

Be8 57. Nf3 Bh5 58. Nd2 Be8 59. b4+ axb3 60. Nxb3+ Kd6 61. Ke2 Bg1 62. Kf3

Ke7 63. h3 Ba4 64. Bc2 Kf6 65. Na1 Bd7 66. Be4 e5 67. f5 Bxf5 68. Bxf5 Kxf5

69. Nc2 e4+ 70. Ke2 Bb6 71. Ne3+ Ke6 72. g4 Bc7 73. Nf5 Bf4 74. a4 Kd5 75.

a5 Kc5 76. h4 Kb5 77. Nxh6 Bxh6 78. g5 Bf8 79. Ke3 Kxa5 80. Kxe4 Ba3 81.

Kf5 Kb5 82. g6 Bb2 83. h5 Bg7 84. Kg5 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.20"]

[Round "02"]

[White "Shirov,A"]

[Black "Timman,J"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "C16"]

[WhiteElo "2685"]

[BlackElo "2590"]



1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 b6 5. Qg4 Bf8 6. Bg5 Qd7 7. Bb5 Nc6 8.

Nce2 a6 9. Ba4 b5 10. Bb3 f6 11. exf6 Nxf6 12. Qh4 Ne7 13. Bxf6 Ng6 14. Qg5

gxf6 15. Qxf6 Bh6 16. Qf3 Qg7 17. Qg3 Bb7 18. Nf3 O-O-O 19. O-O Rhg8 20. c3

Qf6 21. Qh3 Bf8 22. Bc2 Bd6 23. Rae1 Kb8 24. Ng3 Nf4 25. Qh4 Qf8 26. Ng5

Be7 27. Nxe6 Bxh4 28. Nxf8 Rdxf8 29. Bxh7 Rg7 30. Bc2 c5 31. Re3 cxd4 32.

cxd4 Bd8 33. Re5 Bc8 34. Rd1 Bg4 35. f3 Bd7 36. Kf2 Rh8 37. Bf5 Rxh2 38.

Bxd7 Rxd7 39. Ke3 Nxg2+ 40. Kd3 0-1



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.20"]

[Round "02"]

[White "Van Wely,L"]

[Black "Korchnoi,V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "E18"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[BlackElo "2635"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8.

Bd2 f5 9. d5 Na6 10. Nd4 Bf6 11. Be1 Nac5 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. dxe6 c5 14.

Nxf5 dxe6 15. Bxe4 Bxe4 16. Nd6 Bc6 17. Bc3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qf6 19. Qd3 Rad8

20. Rad1 Rd7 21. Qe3 Rfd8 22. Ne4 Qf5 23. Rxd7 Rxd7 24. Nd2 h5 25. f3 Rd6

26. Rc1 Bb7 27. Kf2 e5 28. Ke1 h4 29. g4 Qf4 30. Qxf4 exf4 31. Rd1 Re6 32.

Kf2 Kf8 33. Nb1 Ke7 34. Rd3 g5 35. e3 b5 36. exf4 bxc4 37. Re3 gxf4 38.

Rxe6+ Kxe6 39. Nd2 Kf6 40. Ne4+ Ke5 41. Nxc5 Bc6 42. Ke2 Be8 43. Ne4 Bg6

44. Nf2 Bb1 45. a3 Bg6 46. Kf1 Bf7 47. Kg2 Bd5 48. Kh3 Bxf3 49. Kxh4 Be4

50. Kg5 f3 51. h4 Bd3 52. h5 Bc2 53. Kh4 Kf4 54. g5 Bf5 55. a4 a5 56. g6

Ke3 57. Kg3 Ke2 58. g7 Bh7 59. h6 Ke3 60. Ng4+ Ke2 61. Kf4 f2 62. Nxf2 Kxf2

63. Ke5 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.20"]

[Round "02"]

[White "Svidler,P"]

[Black "Hodgson,Ju"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B74"]

[WhiteElo "2650"]

[BlackElo "2550"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O

8. Be3 Nc6 9. Nb3 Be6 10. f4 Na5 11. f5 Bc4 12. Nxa5 Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Qxa5 14.

Bd4 Rac8 15. Rad1 b5 16. Nxb5 Qxa2 17. Nxa7 Qc4 18. Rfe1 Rc5 19. Bxc5 Qxc5+

20. Qf2 Qb4 21. e5 dxe5 22. Nc6 Qxb2 23. Nxe7+ Kh8 24. Nd5 Ng4 25. Qf3 gxf5

26. Qxf5 Nh6 27. Qd3 f5 28. Qc4 e4 29. h3 Nf7 30. Nf4 Qb8 31. Ne6 Rc8 32.

Qd5 Qg3 33. Qxf5 Be5 34. Nf4 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.20"]

[Round "02"]

[White "Sokolov,I"]

[Black "Onischuk,Al"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "A81"]

[WhiteElo "2670"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Nh3 d6 4. Bg2 e5 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 g6 7. dxe5 Nxe5 8.

Qb3 c6 9. Nd2 Qe7 10. Nf4 g5 11. Nd3 Be6 12. Qc2 Bg7 13. Nb3 Nf7 14. Nd4

O-O 15. Ne1 Qd7 16. Nef3 Ne4 17. Nxe6 Qxe6 18. Qb3 Qe7 19. Be3 d5 20. c4

dxc4 21. Qxc4 Bxb2 22. Rad1 Bg7 23. Nd4 Ned6 24. Qc5 Qf6 25. Nb3 Rfe8 26.

Bd4 Qe6 27. e3 Ne4 28. Qc2 Bxd4 29. Rxd4 Ned6 30. Rfd1 Rad8 31. h4 h6 32.

hxg5 hxg5 33. a4 Qe5 34. a5 Nb5 35. Rxd8 Rxd8 36. Rxd8+ Nxd8 37. a6 bxa6

38. Qd3 Nf7 39. Bxc6 Kg7 40. Qd7 Kf6 41. Qb7 f4 42. Qxa6 Nc7 43. Qxa7 fxg3

44. f3 Qb2 45. Qd4+ Qxd4 46. Nxd4 Ne6 47. Nc2 g4 48. f4 Nxf4 49. exf4 Kf5

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