Groningen 1996 - Round 3



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.21"]

[Round "03"]

[White "Timman,J"]

[Black "Van Wely,L"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A48"]

[WhiteElo "2590"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. c3 O-O 5. Nbd2 d6 6. e3 Qe8 7. Bd3 e5 8.

Qc2 Nh5 9. e4 f5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. O-O-O e4 13. Nxe4 fxe4 14.

Bxe4 Nf6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Rhe1 Qh5 17. Qb3+ Kg7 18. Bxb7 Bxb7 19. Qxb7 Qc5

20. Rd5 Qc6 21. Qxc6 Nxc6 22. Rc5 Nd8 23. Rxc7+ Rf7 24. Rc4 Rb8 25. Re2 Rb5

26. Kc2 Rf5 27. Nd2 Re5 28. Rce4 Rc5 29. Re8 Rcc7 30. R8e4 Nc6 31. Rc4 Rfd7

32. Re6 Nd8 33. Rxc7 Rxc7 34. Re4 h5 35. Nc4 Kg6 36. Ne3 Rd7 37. f4 Nc6 38.

g3 Ne7 39. h3 Nf5 40. g4 Nxe3+ 41. Rxe3 hxg4 42. hxg4 Rd6 43. a4 Bd8 44. b4

Rf6 45. Re8 Bc7 46. Re7 Rc6 47. Kd3 Bxf4 48. Rxa7 Be5 49. c4 Rd6+ 50. Kc2

Rd4 51. a5 Rxc4+ 52. Kb3 Rxg4 53. a6 Rg1 54. Ra8 Ra1 55. Kc4 Kf7 56. Kd5

Bg3 57. b5 Bf2 58. Rh8 Ke7 59. Kc6 Ra5 60. Rh2 Bg1 61. Rh1 Bf2 62. Rf1 Bd4

63. Rb1 Ra2 64. Kb7 Rd2 65. a7 Bxa7 66. Kxa7 Rd7+ 67. Ka6 Kd8 68. Rc1 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.21"]

[Round "03"]

[White "Gelfand,B"]

[Black "Svidler,P"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "E73"]

[WhiteElo "2665"]

[BlackElo "2650"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qd2 c6 8.

Nf3 d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. O-O a6 11. Ne5 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Qc7 13. Bb3 Nxe5 14.

dxe5 Qxe5 15. Rfe1 Qd6 16. Qe2 Qc5 17. Bxf6 exf6 18. Nd5 Bd7 19. Rac1 Qa5

20. Red1 Kh8 21. Nc7 Bb5 22. Qe7 Rac8 23. Be6 Rb8 24. Bxf7 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.21"]

[Round "03"]

[White "Onischuk,Al"]

[Black "Leko,P"]

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

[ECO "A37"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[BlackElo "2630"]



1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 e6 6. O-O Nge7 7. e4 O-O 8.

d3 d6 9. Rb1 b6 10. Be3 Nd4 11. e5 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Rb8 13. exd6 Nf5 14. Ne4

Bb7 15. b4 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 Bxe4 17. Bxe4 Qxd6 18. bxc5 bxc5 19. Rb5 Bd4 20.

Qf4 Qxf4 21. gxf4 a6 22. Rb7 Rxb7 23. Bxb7 Rb8 24. Rb1 Kf8 25. Kg2 Ke7 26.

Rb3 Kd6 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.21"]

[Round "03"]

[White "Hodgson,Ju"]

[Black "Sokolov,I"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D00"]

[WhiteElo "2550"]

[BlackElo "2670"]



1. d4 d5 2. Bg5 c5 3. dxc5 f6 4. Bh4 e5 5. e4 Be6 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. Qxd5 Bxd5

8. Nc3 Be6 9. Nb5 Na6 10. f4 Bxc5 11. fxe5 fxe5 12. O-O-O Nf6 13. Nf3 O-O

14. Nxe5 Ne4 15. Nd4 Bxa2 16. Bxa6 bxa6 17. Rhe1 Nf6 18. Bxf6 Rxf6 19. Nd7

Bxd4 20. Rxd4 Rc6 21. Ne5 Rc5 22. b4 Rc7 23. Kb2 Be6 24. c4 Rf8 25. Kc3 Bc8

26. Red1 Re7 27. Nc6 Rc7 28. Na5 Rf2 29. R1d2 Rf1 30. c5 h6 31. c6 Kf7 32.

Kb2 Ke7 33. Re2+ Kf7 34. Nc4 Bf5 35. Ne3 Re7 36. Rdd2 Rb1+ 37. Ka2 Bg6 38.

Rd7 Rxd7 39. cxd7 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.21"]

[Round "03"]

[White "Akopian,V"]

[Black "Shirov,A"]

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

[ECO "D46"]

[WhiteElo "2630"]

[BlackElo "2685"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8.

O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 a6 10. Rd1 Qe7 11. a3 b5 12. Be2 c5 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.21"]

[Round "03"]

[White "Korchnoi,V"]

[Black "Short,N"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "A06"]

[WhiteElo "2635"]

[BlackElo "2695"]



1. Nf3 c5 2. b3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb2 e6 5. c4 dxc4 6. bxc4 Be7 7. Be2 O-O 8.

Qc2 Nc6 9. a3 Re8 10. O-O b6 11. Nc3 Bb7 12. Ng5 h6 13. Nh3 Qd7 14. f4 Red8

15. d3 a6 16. Rad1 Rab8 17. Nf2 Ba8 18. Nce4 Ne8 19. d4 cxd4 20. exd4 Rbc8

21. d5 Na5 22. d6 Bf8 23. Bd4 Nxc4 24. Bxc4 b5 25. Nc5 Qc6 26. Ng4 Rxd6 27.

Ne5 Rxd4 28. Bxe6 Bxc5 29. Bxf7+ Kf8 30. Kh1 Qe4 31. Qxe4 Bxe4 32. Be6 Rcd8

33. f5 Nf6 34. Rc1 Bb6 35. Ng6+ Ke8 36. Rfe1 Ba5 37. Rg1 Rd2 38. Ne5 Bb6

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