Groningen 1996 - Round 5



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.23"]

[Round "05"]

[White "Short,N"]

[Black "Svidler,P"]

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

[ECO "B66"]

[WhiteElo "2695"]

[BlackElo "2650"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8.

O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Be7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. Qe1 Bb7 13. Kb1 Qc7 14. e5

dxe5 15. Bxe5 Qc6 16. Be2 O-O 17. Bf3 Qb6 18. Qg3 Rfd8 19. Ne4 Ne8 20. Nf2

Rxd1+ 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.23"]

[Round "05"]

[White "Gelfand,B"]

[Black "Leko,P"]

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

[ECO "A43"]

[WhiteElo "2665"]

[BlackElo "2630"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. d5 b5 4. Bg5 d6 5. Bxf6 exf6 6. e4 a6 7. a4 b4 8.

Bd3 g6 9. Nbd2 Bg7 10. Nc4 a5 11. O-O O-O 12. c3 Ba6 13. Ne3 Bc8 14. Nc4

Ba6 15. Ne3 Bc8 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. Nec4 Ne5 18. Nxe5 fxe5 19. cxb4 cxb4 20.

Nc4 Bh6 21. Qe2 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.23"]

[Round "05"]

[White "Onischuk,Al"]

[Black "Timman,J"]

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

[ECO "C88"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[BlackElo "2590"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8.

a4 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. c3 Nd7 11. Nbd2 Nc5 12. axb5 axb5 13. Rxa8 Qxa8 14. Bc2

Bf6 15. b4 Ne6 16. Nf1 g6 17. Ne3 Bg7 18. Bb3 Qd8 19. h4 Ne7 20. Ng4 Bc8

21. Ng5 Nf4 22. Bxf4 exf4 23. Qf3 Bxg4 24. Qxg4 Bxc3 25. Qxf4 d5 26. Rc1

Bxb4 27. h5 Bd6 28. Qh4 Kg7 29. hxg6 Nxg6 30. Qxh7+ Kf6 31. Qh6 Rh8 32.

Nh7+ Ke7 33. Qg5+ Ke8 34. Bxd5 Qxg5 35. Nxg5 Nf4 36. Nxf7 Ne2+ 37. Kf1 Ng3+

38. fxg3 Rh1+ 39. Ke2 Rxc1 40. Nxd6+ cxd6 41. Kd2 Rc7 42. g4 Kf8 43. Ba2

Kg7 44. d4 Kf6 45. Kd3 b4 46. Bc4 Rc8 47. g5+ Kxg5 48. e5 dxe5 49. dxe5 Kf5

50. e6 Ke5 51. g4 Kd6 52. g5 Rc5 53. g6 Rg5 54. Bb3 Rg4 55. e7 Kxe7 56. Bf7

Kd6 57. Kc2 Kc5 58. Kb2 Rg1 59. Kc2 Rg2+ 60. Kb3 Rg3+ 61. Kb2 Kb5 62. Be8+

Kc4 63. Bf7+ Kc5 64. Kc2 Kd4 65. Kb2 b3 66. Bxb3 Rxg6 67. Ba2 Rb6+ 68. Kc2

1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.23"]

[Round "05"]

[White "Hodgson,Ju"]

[Black "Shirov,A"]

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

[ECO "A45"]

[WhiteElo "2550"]

[BlackElo "2685"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bf4 c5 4. f3 Nf6 5. dxc5 b6 6. e4 bxc5 7. Nc3 Nc6

8. Bc4 g6 9. Nb5 d6 10. e5 dxe5 11. Qxd8+ Kxd8 12. O-O-O+ Nd7 13. Be3 a6

14. Nc3 e6 15. Ne4 Kc7 16. Ng5 h6 17. Ne4 f5 18. Nd2 Nb6 19. Ne2 Bd7 20.

Rhe1 Bd6 21. a3 Nd5 22. Bg1 Nd4 23. Ba2 Rhe8 24. Nc4 Ba4 25. Rd2 Be7 26.

Nxe5 Bg5 27. Nxd4 cxd4 28. Bxd5 exd5 29. Bxd4 Re6 30. g3 Bxd2+ 31. Kxd2 g5

32. b3 Bc6 33. Ke3 f4+ 34. gxf4 Rf8 35. fxg5 hxg5 36. Kf2 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.23"]

[Round "05"]

[White "Akopian,V"]

[Black "Van Wely,L"]

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

[ECO "A24"]

[WhiteElo "2630"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Bg7 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e5 7. d3 Re8 8.

Rb1 a5 9. a3 c6 10. b4 axb4 11. axb4 d5 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. cxd5

cxd5 15. e4 dxe4 16. dxe4 Be6 17. Qc1 Bg7 18. Rd1 Qb6 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. Rxd5

Nc6 21. Qc5 Qxc5 22. bxc5 Re7 23. Bh3 Ra4 24. Rd7 Rxd7 25. Bxd7 Rb4 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.23"]

[Round "05"]

[White "Korchnoi,V"]

[Black "Sokolov,I"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "D15"]

[WhiteElo "2635"]

[BlackElo "2670"]



1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 a6 5. g3 dxc4 6. a4 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8. a5

O-O 9. O-O Nd5 10. Ne4 Bf5 11. Nfd2 Bxe4 12. Nxe4 Nd7 13. f4 Rc8 14. Nc3

Nb4 15. Ra4 b5 16. axb6 Qxb6 17. Be3 Nf6 18. Kh1 Nbd5 19. Bc1 Ng4 20. Nxd5

cxd5 21. e4 Nf6 22. exd5 Qb5 23. f5 Nxd5 24. Bd2 e6 25. Ra5 Qxb2 26. Bxd5

exd5 27. f6 Bh8 28. Bc1 Qb6 29. Qa4 Rc6 30. Ba3 Rxf6 31. Rd1 Qe6 32. Bxf8

Qe4+ 33. Kg1 Qe3+ 34. Kg2 Rf2+ 35. Kh3 Qe6+ 0-1