Round 5


Round 5   25/7/1996



Short, Nigel D    - Kramnik, Vladimir  1/2   23

Polgar, Judit     - Ivanchuk, Vassily  1-0   43

Gelfand, Boris    - Topalov, Veselin   1/2   61


[Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Short, N"] [Black "Kramnik, V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2765"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 Qb6 7. Ndb5 a6 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Nd4 e6 10. O-O Be7 11. Bb3 O-O 12. f4 Bd7 13. f5 Nxd4 14. Bxd4 exf5 15. exf5 Bc6 16. Qd3 Rae8 17. Rad1 Nd7 18. Qg3 Bf6 19. Qxd6 Bxd4+ 20. Qxd4 Nf6 21. Nd5 Bxd5 22. Bxd5 Rd8 23. c4 1/2-1/2 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Polgar, J"] [Black "Ivanchuk, V"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2730"] 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. g4 Bb7 13. Bg2 e5 14. Bg1 Rc8 15. Kb1 Rxc3 16. Qxc3 Nxe4 17. Qe1 Nc3+ 18. bxc3 Bxg2 19. fxe5 Bh4 20. Bf2 Bxf2 21. Qxf2 Bxh1 22. Rxh1 dxe5 23. Qc5 f6 24. Kc1 Qd7 25. h3 Kf7 26. Rd1 Qb7 27. Rd6 Rc8 28. Qe3 Rc4 29. Qd3 Ke7 30. Rd8 Qc6 31. Rg8 Rxc3 32. Qg6 e4 33. Rxg7+ Kd6 34. Qxf6+ Kd5 35. Qf5+ Kd4 36. Rd7+ Kc4 37. a3 b4 38. Qf1+ Rd3 39. Rxd3 exd3 40. Qxd3+ Kc5 41. axb4+ Kxb4 42. Qb3+ Ka5 43. c3 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Gelfand, B"] [Black "Topalov, V"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2750"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. Be3 c6 8. d5 Na6 9. O-O Ng4 10. Bg5 f6 11. Bd2 f5 12. Ng5 Nf6 13. exf5 gxf5 14. f4 e4 15. Be3 c5 16. Nh3 Ng4 17. Bxg4 fxg4 18. Nf2 Bxc3 19. bxc3 h5 20. Qe2 Bf5 21. Bd2 Nc7 22. Nd1 Rf7 23. Ne3 Qf6 24. Rab1 Ne8 25. Qd1 Rc8 26. Rb2 Ng7 27. Be1 Re8 28. Qa4 b6 29. Re2 Ree7 30. Qb3 Bc8 31. Qc2 Nf5 32. Nxf5 Bxf5 33. Re3 Re8 34. Bf2 Rh7 35. Qd2 Qd8 36. Qc2 Rf8 37. Ra1 Bg6 38. g3 Bf5 39. Qb3 Rb7 40. Re2 e3 41. Rxe3 Re8 42. Rxe8+ Qxe8 43. Qb5 Re7 44. Qc6 Qxc6 45. dxc6 Bc2 46. Rc1 Ba4 47. Re1 Kf7 48. Be3 Bxc6 49. Kf2 Be4 50. Rd1 Re6 51. Rd2 Ke7 52. a4 Kd8 53. a5 Kc7 54. axb6+ Kxb6 55. Rb2+ Kc7 56. Ra2 Kb8 57. Rd2 a6 58. f5 Bxf5 59. Bf4 Kb7 60. Bxd6 Kc6 61. Bxc5 1/2-1/2