Round 3


Round 3   22/7/1996



Topalov, Veselin  - Ivanchuk, Vassily  1/2   33

Short, Nigel D    - Polgar, Judit      1/2   50

Kramnik, Vladimir - Gelfand, Boris     1/2   51


[Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.22"] [Round "3"] [White "Topalov, V"] [Black "Ivanchuk, V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. c4 Nb4 9. Be2 O-O 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Be3 Bf5 12. Rc1 dxc4 13. Bxc4 c6 14. Ne5 Nxc3 15. bxc3 Nd5 16. Qf3 Be6 17. Bd2 f6 18. Nd3 Qd7 19. Rfe1 Bd6 20. h3 Bf7 21. Bb3 Rae8 22. Qg4 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Rd8 24. Qxd7 Rxd7 25. Ne5 Bxe5 26. dxe5 fxe5 27. Rxe5 Nf6 28. Bg5 Bxb3 29. axb3 Rd1+ 30. Kh2 Kf7 31. Re3 h6 32. Bxf6 Kxf6 33. h4 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.22"] [Round "3"] [White "Short, N"] [Black "Polgar, J"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2665"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a3 Ne7 7. Be3 Ng6 8. h4 Qc7 9. h5 Ne5 10. f4 Nec6 11. Nb3 d6 12. Qd2 Nd7 13. O-O-O b6 14. Bf2 Nc5 15. Kb1 Bb7 16. Bh4 Be7 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Qxd6 Nxb3 19. cxb3 Rd8 20. Qxe7+ Kxe7 21. Bd3 b5 22. b4 Nd4 23. Rhg1 g5 24. hxg6 hxg6 25. e5 Ba8 26. Ka2 Rh4 27. g3 Rh2 28. Be4 Ne2 29. Nxe2 Bxe4 30. Rxd8 Kxd8 31. Nc3 Bc6 32. Rd1+ Kc7 33. Rd3 g5 34. fxg5 Rh5 35. Re3 Rxg5 36. Ne2 Rh5 37. Nf4 Rh1 38. Kb3 Rd1 39. Re2 Kb6 40. Re3 Bb7 41. Ka2 Rf1 42. b3 Rf2+ 43. Kb1 Bc6 44. Kc1 Kc7 45. Nh5 Ra2 46. Kb1 Rh2 47. Nf6 Kb6 48. g4 Kc7 49. Kc1 Kb6 50. Kb1 Kc7 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.22"] [Round "3"] [White "Kramnik, V"] [Black "Gelfand, B"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2665"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. Re1 f5 11. c5 fxe4 12. Nxe4 Nf4 13. Bxf4 Rxf4 14. Nfd2 dxc5 15. Bc4 Nxd5 16. Nb3 c6 17. Nbxc5 Kh8 18. b5 Rf8 19. Rb1 Nb6 20. Qxd8 Rxd8 21. Ng5 Rd4 22. Bb3 cxb5 23. Nf7+ Kg8 24. Nd6+ Kh8 25. Nf7+ Kg8 26. Nd6+ Kh8 27. Nxb5 Rd8 28. Rbd1 Rxd1 29. Rxd1 Bf6 30. Nd6 Be7 31. Ncxb7 Bxb7 32. Nxb7 Kg7 33. Kf1 Rb8 34. Nd6 Rd8 35. Nb5 Rxd1+ 36. Bxd1 a6 37. Na7 Nd5 38. Nc6 Bd6 39. Be2 Nb4 40. Nxb4 Bxb4 41. Bxa6 Kf6 42. Bb7 Kf5 43. f3 h5 44. Bc8+ Kf6 45. a4 h4 46. Ke2 Ke7 47. Kd3 Kd6 48. Bb7 Ba5 49. Be4 g5 50. Kc4 Bb6 51. Kb5 Kc7 1/2-1/2