Groningen 1996 - Round 8



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.27"]

[Round "08"]

[White "Timman,J"]

[Black "Korchnoi,V"]

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

[ECO "C82"]

[WhiteElo "2590"]

[BlackElo "2635"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 a6 6. Ba4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8.

dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 Bg4 12. Re1 O-O 13. Nf1 d4 14. h3

Bh5 15. Ng3 Bxf3 16. Qxf3 d3 17. b4 dxc2 18. bxc5 Qd7 19. Nf5 Nxe5 20. Rxe5

Qd1+ 21. Kh2 Bf6 22. Re3 Rad8 23. a3 a5 24. Qe4 h5 25. Nd4 Rxd4 26. cxd4

Bxd4 27. Ra2 Qxc1 28. Rxc2 Qb1 29. Ree2 Bf6 30. Rcd2 Qc1 31. Qe3 b4 32.

axb4 axb4 33. Rd5 Qc4 34. Qd3 Qxd3 35. Rxd3 Rb8 36. Rb3 Rb5 37. c6 Rb6 38.

Re4 Bc3 39. Rc4 Kf8 40. Rb1 Ke7 41. f4 Ke6 42. Rd1 f5 43. g4 g6 44. Kg3 Ra6

1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.27"]

[Round "08"]

[White "Leko,P"]

[Black "Svidler,P"]

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

[ECO "B07"]

[WhiteElo "2630"]

[BlackElo "2650"]



1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg5 h6 5. Bh4 Bg7 6. Qd2 Nbd7 7. O-O-O g5

8. Bg3 Nh5 9. Nge2 e6 10. h4 a6 11. Bh2 gxh4 12. e5 Nb6 13. Nf4 Nxf4 14.

Bxf4 dxe5 15. Bxe5 Bxe5 16. dxe5 Qxd2+ 17. Rxd2 Bd7 18. Rxh4 Bc6 19. Ne2

Rg8 20. g3 Nd7 21. Nd4 Nxe5 22. Nxc6 Nxc6 23. Rxh6 Ne5 24. Bg2 c6 25. Rh5

Nd7 26. Rd4 Rc8 27. Kd2 Ke7 28. Ke2 Nf6 29. Rh1 Rg5 30. Rhd1 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.27"]

[Round "08"]

[White "Shirov,A"]

[Black "Short,N"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C68"]

[WhiteElo "2685"]

[BlackElo "2695"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Qd6 6. Na3 b5 7. c3 c5 8.

Nc2 Ne7 9. a4 Bb7 10. axb5 axb5 11. Rxa8+ Bxa8 12. d4 cxd4 13. cxd4 Bxe4

14. Nxe5 f6 15. Nd3 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 c6 17. Bd2 Nd5 18. Ra1 Be7 19. Ra8+ Bd8

20. Qb3 O-O 21. Bb4 Qf4 22. g3 Qc1+ 23. Kg2 Be7 24. Ra1 Qxa1 25. Nxa1 Bxb4

26. Nc2 Be7 27. Ne3 Rd8 28. Qc2 Nxe3+ 29. fxe3 Rd6 30. Qe4 Bf8 31. g4 g6

32. Qe8 Kg7 33. h4 c5 34. dxc5 Rd2+ 35. Kf3 Bxc5 36. g5 Rd5 37. gxf6+ Kxf6

38. Qc6+ Ke5 39. e4 Rd3+ 40. Ke2 Re3+ 41. Kd2 Kd4 42. Qd5+ 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.27"]

[Round "08"]

[White "Van Wely,L"]

[Black "Sokolov,I"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A28"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[BlackElo "2670"]



1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Be7 5. a3 O-O 6. Qc2 Re8 7. b4 Bf8 8.

Bb2 d6 9. Bd3 g6 10. Rc1 a5 11. b5 Nb8 12. O-O Nbd7 13. Qb1 Nc5 14. Bc2 Be6

15. d3 Bh6 16. h3 a4 17. Rcd1 e4 18. dxe4 Bxc4 19. Rfe1 Qe7 20. Rd4 Bb3 21.

Nd2 Bg7 22. Rb4 c6 23. Rc1 Bxc2 24. Qxc2 Nfd7 25. Rd1 Ne5 26. Nc4 Nxc4 27.

Rxc4 Qe6 28. Rb4 Rec8 29. bxc6 bxc6 30. Nxa4 Rxa4 31. Bxg7 Rxb4 32. axb4

Qxe4 33. Qc3 Ne6 34. Bf6 d5 35. f3 Qf5 36. Kf2 c5 37. g4 d4 38. gxf5 dxc3

39. fxe6 c2 40. Rc1 cxb4 41. e7 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.27"]

[Round "08"]

[White "Onischuk,Al"]

[Black "Hodgson,Ju"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B75"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[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 Bd7 10. g4 Rc8 11. h4 Ne5 12. h5 Nxf3 13. Nxf3 Bxg4 14.

Be2 Bxh5 15. Bxa7 Ng4 16. Nd5 e6 17. Nf4 Ra8 18. Nxh5 gxh5 19. Bd4 Rxa2 20.

Qb4 e5 21. Bb6 Qa8 22. c3 Bh6+ 23. Kc2 Be3 24. Nd2 Bc5 25. Bxc5 dxc5 26.

Qxc5 Rc8 27. Qb5 Ne3+ 28. Kb3 Rc6 29. Rdg1+ Kh8 30. Ra1 Rxa1 31. Rxa1 Qd8

32. Qxe5+ f6 33. Qd4 Rb6+ 34. Ka2 Qa8+ 35. Kb1 Qxa1+ 36. Kxa1 Nc2+ 37. Ka2

Nxd4 38. cxd4 h4 39. Bg4 Ra6+ 40. Kb1 Ra8 41. Nf3 Rg8 42. Be6 Rg2 43. d5

Kg7 44. d6 Kf8 45. Nxh4 1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.27"]

[Round "08"]

[White "Akopian,V"]

[Black "Gelfand,B"]

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

[ECO "D23"]

[WhiteElo "2630"]

[BlackElo "2665"]



1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Qb3 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bf5 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. g3 e6

8. Bg2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. e3 Ne4 11. Qe2 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Be4 13. c4 c5 14.

Rd1 Nf6 15. Bb2 Qc7 16. Rac1 Rad8 17. Ne1 Bxg2 18. Nxg2 cxd4 19. exd4 Rfe8

20. d5 exd5 21. cxd5 Qa5 22. Ne3 Qxa2 23. Ra1 Qb3 24. Rdb1 Qb6 25. Be5 Bb4

26. Qc4 Rxe5 27. Rxb4 Re4 28. Rxb6 Rxc4 29. Rxb7 Rd4 30. Nf5 Rd2 31. Raxa7

Rf8 32. d6 h5 33. Rc7 Kh7 1/2-1/2