Groningen 1996 - Round 4



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.22"]

[Round "04"]

[White "Timman,J"]

[Black "Akopian,V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C42"]

[WhiteElo "2590"]

[BlackElo "2630"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O

8. Re1 Bf5 9. c4 c6 10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 dxc4 13. Qxc4 Nd7

14. Qb3 Qc7 15. c4 Rfe8 16. Bb2 h6 17. g3 Qb6 18. Qc2 Qa5 19. Bc3 Qh5 20.

Nh4 b5 21. Qf5 Qxf5 22. Nxf5 Bf8 23. d5 bxc4 24. dxc6 Nb6 25. Rxe8 Rxe8 26.

Rd1 Rc8 27. Bxg7 Bxg7 28. Ne7+ Kh7 29. Nxc8 Nxc8 30. Kf1 Be5 31. f4 Bd6 32.

Rd4 c3 33. Rc4 Kg6 34. Rxc3 Kf6 35. Ke2 Ke6 36. Re3+ Kd5 37. Re8 Nb6 38. c7

Bxc7 39. Re7 Bd6 40. Rxf7 a6 41. Ra7 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.22"]

[Round "04"]

[White "Leko,P"]

[Black "Hodgson,Ju"]

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

[ECO "B76"]

[WhiteElo "2630"]

[BlackElo "2550"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8.

Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O d5 10. Qe1 e6 11. h4 Qc7 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14.

Qd2 Re8 15. h5 Rxe3 16. Qxe3 Bxd4 17. Rxd4 Nxd4 18. Qxd4 Bf5 19. Bd3 Bxd3

20. Qxd3 Qe5 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Rd1 Rd8 23. Qd4 Qxd4 24. Rxd4 b6 25. Kd2 Kg7

26. Kd3 Kf6 27. Rf4+ Ke6 28. Rh4 Ke5 29. Rh7 Rf8 30. g3 Ke6 31. c3 Re8 32.

Kd4 Kf6 33. Rh2 Re5 34. a4 Rf5 35. Rf2 Ke6 36. Re2+ Kd6 37. f4 Rh5 38. Re5

f6 39. Re8 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.22"]

[Round "04"]

[White "Shirov,A"]

[Black "Onischuk,Al"]

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

[ECO "C78"]

[WhiteElo "2685"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bc2 d6 8.

d4 Bb6 9. h3 O-O 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Qe7 12. a4 Bd7 13. d5 Na5 14. Nbd2 Kh8

15. b4 Nb7 16. c4 g5 17. Bg3 Nh5 18. Kh2 Nf4 19. cxb5 axb5 20. a5 Ba7 21.

Bxf4 gxf4 22. Qe2 Rg8 23. Bd3 Rg6 24. Bxb5 Rag8 25. Rg1 Bc8 26. g4 fxg3+

27. Rxg3 Qf6 28. Rag1 Qf4 29. Qe1 Nd8 30. Bf1 c6 31. Bc4 R8g7 32. Qf1 h5

33. Kh1 Rxg3 34. Rxg3 Rxg3 35. fxg3 Qxg3 36. Qg2 Qf4 37. Qg5 Qxg5 38. Nxg5

Be3 39. Ndf3 Kg7 40. dxc6 Nxc6 41. Nxf7 Nxb4 42. Nxd6 Bxh3 43. Nxe5 Kf6 44.

Nf3 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.22"]

[Round "04"]

[White "Van Wely,L"]

[Black "Short,N"]

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

[ECO "D15"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[BlackElo "2695"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 a6 5. c5 Bf5 6. Qb3 Qc8 7. Bf4 e6 8. h3

Nbd7 9. e3 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. Na4 Bd8 13. Bd3 Bc7 14. Bxf5

exf5 15. Qc2 g6 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. Bxe5 Bxe5 18. Nb6 Bh2+ 19. Kxh2 Qc7+ 20.

g3 Rad8 21. Kg2 h5 22. h4 Ng4 23. Rae1 Re6 24. Rh1 Rde8 25. Qd3 Qe7 26. Na4

f6 27. Nc3 Qh7 28. Nd1 Qd7 29. Re2 Kg7 30. Kf1 Nh6 31. Ke1 Kf7 32. Kd2 g5

33. f3 g4 34. f4 Kg6 35. Kc1 Qc7 36. Rc2 Nf7 37. Rc3 Rb8 38. Ra3 Ree8 39.

Rh2 Qd7 40. Rc2 Re7 41. Rcc3 Qe6 42. Nf2 Rbe8 43. Rcb3 Rc8 44. Rb6 Nd8 45.

Kd2 Ra8 46. Rab3 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.22"]

[Round "04"]

[White "Svidler,P"]

[Black "Korchnoi,V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C08"]

[WhiteElo "2650"]

[BlackElo "2635"]



1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Ngf3 c4 6. b3 cxb3 7. axb3 Bb4

8. Ne5 Nf6 9. Bd3 O-O 10. O-O Bc3 11. Ra4 Bd7 12. Nxd7 Nbxd7 13. Nb1 Ba5

14. Bd2 Bc7 15. Nc3 Re8 16. Qf3 h6 17. Raa1 Nb6 18. Rae1 Qd6 19. g3 a6 20.

Re3 Qc6 21. Rfe1 Bd6 22. Nd1 Rxe3 23. Nxe3 Re8 24. c4 Ne4 25. Bxe4 dxe4 26.

Qg4 Bf8 27. Nf5 Kh7 28. d5 Qg6 29. Rxe4 Qxg4 30. Rxg4 Re2 31. Rd4 Bc5 32.

Kf1 Re5 33. Rf4 g5 34. Rf3 Kg6 35. g4 h5 36. gxh5+ Kxh5 37. Bc3 Kg4 38. Kg2

Re2 39. h3+ 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.22"]

[Round "04"]

[White "Sokolov,I"]

[Black "Gelfand,B"]

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

[ECO "E97"]

[WhiteElo "2670"]

[BlackElo "2665"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8.

d5 Ne7 9. b4 a5 10. Ba3 axb4 11. Bxb4 Nd7 12. a4 Bh6 13. Nd2 f5 14. Nb3 b6

15. a5 Nc5 16. exf5 gxf5 17. Nb5 Ng6 18. Re1 e4 19. Bf1 Ne5 20. Nxc5 bxc5

21. Bd2 Bg7 22. Ra3 Rf7 23. Qc1 Qf8 24. Bf4 Ba6 25. Be2 Kh8 26. Qc2 Ng6 27.

Bd2 Be5 28. Qc1 Re8 29. Bh5 Qe7 30. f4 exf3 31. Rxf3 Rg7 32. Bc3 Reg8 33.

Bxg6 Rxg6 34. Rf2 Qg7 35. Bxe5 dxe5 36. Qb2 e4 37. Qxg7+ R8xg7 38. g3 Bc8

39. Rb1 Ra6 40. Ra1 h5 41. Rf4 Kh7 42. Kf2 Kg6 43. Ke3 Kf6 44. Rh4 1/2-1/2