Groningen 1996 - Round 9



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.28"]

[Round "09"]

[White "Short,N"]

[Black "Timman,J"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C43"]

[WhiteElo "2695"]

[BlackElo "2590"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. d5 Nc5 6. dxc6 e4 7. cxb7 Bxb7

8. Be2 exf3 9. Bxf3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Rd1 Bf6 13. c4 Be5

14. Nd2 Re8 15. Rb1 a5 16. Nf1 Qf6 17. Qxf6 Bxf6 18. Ne3 Rab8 19. b3 a4 20.

b4 Ne4 21. Nd5 Bd4 22. Kf1 Bxf2 23. Nxc7 Rec8 24. Rxd7 Nc3 25. Rb2 Bh4 26.

Bf4 Bf6 27. b5 h5 28. h3 Rb7 29. Rbd2 Ne4 30. R2d5 Nc3 31. Rxh5 Nxa2 32. c5

Nb4 33. c6 Nxc6 34. bxc6 Rb1+ 35. Ke2 a3 36. Ra5 Rb2+ 37. Kf3 a2 38. Nd5

Rxc6 39. Nxf6+ Rxf6 40. Rd6 Rf5 41. Ra8+ Kh7 42. h4 Rc5 43. g3 f5 44. Rd2

1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.28"]

[Round "09"]

[White "Gelfand,B"]

[Black "Onischuk,Al"]

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

[ECO "C55"]

[WhiteElo "2665"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Bb3 d6 7. c3 h6 8.

Nbd2 Re8 9. Re1 Bf8 10. h3 Be6 11. Ba4 Bd7 12. Nf1 Ne7 13. Bc2 Ng6 14. d4

c5 15. Ng3 cxd4 16. cxd4 Rc8 17. Be3 Qa5 18. Bd2 Qc7 19. Rc1 Nf4 20. Bc3

Qb8 21. Qd2 Ng6 22. Bb3 Bc6 23. Qd1 Nf4 24. Qd2 Ng6 25. Qd1 Nf4 26. Qd2 Ng6

27. Qd1 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.28"]

[Round "09"]

[White "Svidler,P"]

[Black "Shirov,A"]

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

[ECO "C78"]

[WhiteElo "2650"]

[BlackElo "2685"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. Nxe5 Nxe5 7. d4 b5

8. Bb3 Bxd4 9. Qxd4 d6 10. f4 Nc6 11. Qc3 Bb7 12. e5 Ne4 13. Qe3 Na5 14.

Nd2 Nxb3 15. axb3 Nxd2 16. Bxd2 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.28"]

[Round "09"]

[White "Hodgson,Ju"]

[Black "Van Wely,L"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A47"]

[WhiteElo "2550"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e3 b6 4. Nf3 Bb7 5. Nbd2 c5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O cxd4

8. exd4 O-O 9. Re1 d6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Be4 d5 12. Bd3 Ba6 13. Bxa6 Nxa6

14. c3 Nb8 15. Ne5 Bxe5 16. Rxe5 Nc6 17. Re3 b5 18. Nb3 Rb8 19. a3 a5 20.

Rc1 Ne7 21. Nc5 Nf5 22. Re2 Rb6 23. b4 Rc6 24. Rcc2 Nd6 25. Ra2 Qc7 26. h3

Ra8 27. a4 Rb6 28. Qa1 Nc4 29. axb5 Rxb5 30. Nb3 g6 31. Ra4 Ra6 32. g3 Rc6

33. Nxa5 Nxa5 34. Rxa5 Rxa5 35. bxa5 Rxc3 36. Kg2 Qc4 37. Qb2 Rb3 38. Qa2

Qb4 39. Re3 Rb2 40. Qa3 Qxd4 41. a6 Rb8 42. Rb3 Ra8 43. Qd6 Qe4+ 44. Kh2

Qe2 45. Rb8+ Kg7 46. Qf8+ Kf6 47. Qh8+ Kg5 48. Qd4 e5 49. Qh4+ Kf5 50. Qg4+

1-0



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.28"]

[Round "09"]

[White "Sokolov,I"]

[Black "Leko,P"]

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

[ECO "A33"]

[WhiteElo "2670"]

[BlackElo "2630"]



1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. a3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 b6

8. e4 Bc5 9. Qd1 Bb7 10. Bd3 O-O 11. e5 Ne8 12. O-O f5 13. exf6 Nxf6 14. b4

Be7 15. Qe2 Qc7 16. Nb5 Qc6 17. f3 a6 18. Nd4 Qc7 19. Be3 Rae8 20. Nb3 e5

21. c5 bxc5 22. Nxc5 Bxc5 23. Bxc5 d6 24. Be3 Qc8 25. Rac1 Qa8 26. Bb1 Rf7

27. Bg5 d5 28. Qd3 Kh8 29. Rc5 d4 30. Bxf6 gxf6 31. Qf5 Qd8 32. Bd3 Rg7 33.

Rfc1 Qd6 34. R1c2 Reg8 35. Re2 Bc6 36. Qh5 Bb5 37. Qf5 Bxd3 38. Qxd3 f5 39.

Rc4 Qf6 40. Rcc2 Re7 41. a4 Rd8 42. b5 axb5 43. axb5 e4 44. fxe4 fxe4 45.

Rxe4 Rxe4 46. Qxe4 1/2-1/2



[Event "?"]

[Site "Groningen"]

[Date "1996.12.28"]

[Round "09"]

[White "Korchnoi,V"]

[Black "Akopian,V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D45"]

[WhiteElo "2635"]

[BlackElo "2630"]



1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 e6 5. d4 Nbd7 6. b3 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8.

O-O Ne4 9. Qc2 f5 10. a4 Rf6 11. Ba3 Bb8 12. Rad1 Rh6 13. g3 Qe8 14. Kg2 a5

15. Rc1 Ndf6 16. Ne5 g5 17. h3 Bc7 18. f3 Nxc3 19. Qxc3 Nd7 20. Rh1 Nxe5

21. dxe5 Bd7 22. Kf2 Bb6 23. Bd6 Qf7 24. Rcg1 Kh8 25. c5 Bd8 26. Qd4 Be7

27. Bd3 Re8 28. Ke2 Bd8 29. g4 Rh4 30. Bxf5 Qg7 31. Bd3 Qh6 32. Rg3 Rg8 33.

b4 Be8 34. b5 Bg6 35. e4 Qg7 36. bxc6 bxc6 37. Rb1 Qh6 38. exd5 Bxd3+ 39.

Qxd3 cxd5 40. c6 Rxh3 41. Rxh3 Qxh3 42. Rb8 Qh2+ 43. Kd1 Qf4 44. c7 Bxc7

45. Rxg8+ Kxg8 46. Bxc7 Qxa4+ 47. Ke2 Qa2+ 48. Ke1 Qa1+ 49. Kf2 Qb2+ 50.

Qe2 Qc3 51. Bd6 Kg7 52. Qb5 Qd2+ 53. Kg3 Qf4+ 54. Kg2 Qd2+ 55. Kh3 Qf4 56.

Qb7+ Qf7 57. Qxf7+ Kxf7 58. Kg3 Kg6 59. Bc5 a4 60. Kf2 h6 61. Ke3 h5 62.

Kd3 h4 63. Kc3 a3 64. Kb3 1-0