Round 8  
10 March 1995

Khalifman    -     Shirov         1/2
Lautier      -     Karpov         0-1
Ivanchuk     -     Ljubojevic     1-0
Topalov      -     Beliavsky      1-0
Illescas     -     Akopian        1/2
Sokolov      -     Dreev          1/2
Short        -     Tiviakov       0-1

Round 8 White: Short Nigel Black: Tiviakov Sergei 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Nxd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Re1 e6 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. e5 Ne8 10. exd6 Nxd6 11. d5 exd5 12. Qxd5 Rc8 13. Bf4 Nb6 14. Qd1 Re8 15. Na3 Bf8 16. Qc2 Qf6 17. Bg3 Qg6 18. Qxg6 hxg6 19. Bxd6 Bxd6 20. Rxe8+ Rxe8 21. Rd1 Bc7 22. Kf1 f6 23. h4 Kf7 24. b3 Rd8 25. Rxd8 Bxd8 26. c4 Ke6 27. Ke2 Nc8 28. Nc2 Ne7 29. Nfe1 Bc7 30. Nd3 b6 31. Ne3 Nc6 32. Nd5 Nd4+ 33. Ke3 Bd6 34. Ke4 f5+ 35. Ke3 Nc2+ 36. Kd2 Nd4 37. N3f4+ Bxf4+ 38. Nxf4+ Kf6 39. Nd5+ Ke5 40. Kd3 Nc6 41. Ke3 Nd4 42. Ne7 Kf6 43. Nc8 Nc6 44. Kf4 g5+ 45. hxg5+ Ke6 46. g6 Kd7 47. Nxa7 Nxa7 48. Kxf5 Nc6 49. f4 Ne7+ 50. Kg5 Ke6 51. g4 Nc6 52. f5+ Ke5 53. Kh4 Nd4 54. Kg3 Ne2+ 55. Kh4 Kf6 56. a3 Nd4 57. b4 b5 58. cxb5 c4 59. b6 Nc6 60. b7 c3 61. b5 Nb8 0-1
Round 8 White: Lautier Joel Black: Karpov Anatoly 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b6 7. Bg5 Bb7 8. e3 d6 9. f3 Nbd7 10. Bd3 c5 11. Ne2 Rc8 12. Qb3 h6 13. Bh4 cxd4 14. exd4 d5 15. c5 Ba8 16. Ba6 Rc7 17. Bg3 bxc5 18. Bxc7 Qxc7 19. Qc3 e5 20. Bd3 exd4 21. Nxd4 Re8+ 22. Kf1 Qb6 23. Nf5 d4 24. Qd2 Ne5 25. Re1 Re6 26. Bb1 Bb7 27. Kf2 d3 28. Rhf1 c4+ 29. Kg3 Nh5+ 30. Kh3 Ng6 31. g3 Bc8 32. Re4 Qc5 33. g4 Ngf4+ 34. Rxf4 Re2 35. Qc1 Nxf4+ 36. Qxf4 Bxf5 37. gxf5 Rxb2 38. Re1 Qf2 39. Qg3 Qxg3+ 40. hxg3 Rxb1 0-1
Round 8 White: Ivanchuk Vassily Black: Ljubojevic Ljubomir 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 f5 4. d4 e4 5. Ng5 Nf6 6. Nh3 Bb4 7. e3 Ne7 8. Bd2 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 d5 10. Nf4 c6 11. b3 Ng6 12. Be2 Nxf4 13. exf4 e3 14. f3 Nh5 15. Qd3 Qh4+ 16. g3 Nxg3 17. Qxe3+ Ne4+ 18. Kf1 Qh3+ 19. Kg1 g5 20. fxg5 Rg8 21. Bf1 Qh4 22. Be1 Qxg5+ 23. Qxg5 Nxg5 24. Kf2 f4 25. h4 Ne6 26. Bc3 Kf7 27. Bd3 Rg7 28. Rae1 Bd7 29. Re5 Rag8 30. Rh2 Rg3 31. cxd5 cxd5 32. Bxh7 Rxf3+ 33. Kxf3 Rg3+ 34. Kf2 Rxc3 35. Rg2 Nxd4 36. Rxd5 1-0
Round 8 White: Illescas Cordoba Miguel Black: Akopian Vladimir 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. d4 d5 4. e3 e6 5. Bd3 Nbd7 6. O-O Bd6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. e4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 e5 10. Bg5 Qe7 11. Re1 Rd8 12. Qe2 h6 13. Bh4 exd4 14. Nxd4 Nb6 15. Nf3 g5 16. Bg3 Bxg3 17. hxg3 Nxc4 18. Qxc4 Be6 19. Qe2 Rd7 20. e5 Ne8 21. Qe3 c5 22. Ne4 Rd5 23. Nc3 Rd7 24. Ne4 Rd5 25. Nc3 1/2-1/2
Round 8 White: Sokolov Ivan Black: Dreev Alexey 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Nbd7 6. Bf4 g6 7. e3 Nh5 8. Bg5 Bg7 9. Nd2 Nhf6 10. Be2 e5 11. O-O O-O 12. b4 Re8 13. Nb3 Nf8 14. dxe5 Rxe5 15. Bh4 h5 16. Rc1 Re8 17. e4 dxe4 18. Qxd8 Rxd8 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. Bxd8 Nc3 21. Rce1 Nxa2 22. Ba5 Be6 23. Nd2 Bc3 24. Ne4 Bxb4 25. Bxb4 Nxb4 26. Ra1 Nc2 27. Ra4 Bb3 28. Ra5 Nd4 29. Bd3 Nfe6 30. Nd6 Nf4 31. Be4 f5 32. Bb1 Rd8 33. Re1 1/2-1/2
Round 8 White: Topalov Veselin Black: Beliavsky Alexander 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be3 c6 5. f3 Nbd7 6. g4 b5 7. h4 Bb7 8. h5 Rg8 9. Qd2 Qc7 10. Nh3 a6 11. O-O-O e6 12. hxg6 hxg6 13. Ng5 Be7 14. Kb1 Rf8 15. Nh7 Nxh7 16. Rxh7 Nf6 17. Rh2 O-O-O 18. g5 Nd7 19. Rh7 Nb6 20. Qf2 c5 21. b3 cxd4 22. Bxd4 Nd7 23. Qe3 Kb8 24. a4 b4 25. Na2 Rc8 26. Rd2 Qa5 27. Bg7 Rfe8 28. Bh6 Ne5 29. Be2 Rh8 30. Rxh8 Rxh8 31. Qd4 Rc8 32. Qxb4 Qxb4 33. Nxb4 d5 34. Bg7 Bxb4 35. Bxe5+ Ka8 36. Rd1 dxe4 37. fxe4 Bxe4 38. Bd3 Bxd3 39. Rxd3 Be7 40. Rd7 Bxg5 41. Rxf7 Rc5 42. Bb2 Bh4 43. Rf8+ Kb7 44. Re8 Rc6 45. c4 Bg3 46. Kc2 Bf4 47. Bf6 g5 48. Re7+ Kc8 49. Rg7 Rc5 50. Kd3 a5 51. Be7 Rf5 52. c5 Kd7 53. Bxg5+ Kc6 54. Bxf4 Rxf4 55. Ra7 Rf3+ 56. Kc4 Rf4+ 57. Kc3 Rf3+ 58. Kb2 Kxc5 59. Rxa5+ Kd4 60. Ra8 e5 61. a5 Rf6 62. Re8 e4 63. b4 e3 64. Kb3 Rf1 65. Rd8+ Ke4 66. a6 Ra1 67. b5 e2 68. Re8+ Kd3 69. Kb4 Kd2 70. Kc5 e1=Q 71. Rxe1 Kxe1 72. Kb6 Kd2 73. Ka7 1-0
Round 8 White: Khalifman Alexander Black: Shirov Alexey 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. c3 d6 4. Bg5 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nbd2 e5 7. Bc4 O-O 8. O-O h6 9. Bh4 Qe8 10. Re1 Nh5 11. Nf1 Ndf6 12. a4 b6 13. Bb5 c6 14. Bc4 Qe7 15. Ne3 Qc7 16. Nd2 Bb7 17. dxe5 dxe5 18. Qc2 a6 19. f3 b5 20. Bf1 Rfd8 21. b4 c5 22. axb5 axb5 23. Rxa8 Rxa8 24. bxc5 Qxc5 25. Bf2 Qc6 26. Qb3 Rc8 27. c4 bxc4 28. Ndxc4 Qc7 1/2-1/2