Round 7


Round 7   27/7/1996



Topalov, Veselin  - Polgar, Judit      1-0   60

Short, Nigel D    - Gelfand, Boris     1-0   61

Kramnik, Vladimir - Ivanchuk, Vassily  1-0   25


[Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Topalov, V"] [Black "Polgar, J"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2750"] [BlackElo "2665"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 b5 8. Nxc6 Qxc6 9. O-O Bb7 10. a3 Nf6 11. Re1 Be7 12. Qf3 d6 13. Qh3 h5 14. Bg5 Qc5 15. Be3 Qc6 16. f3 g5 17. a4 b4 18. Na2 g4 19. fxg4 d5 20. c3 bxc3 21. bxc3 Nxg4 22. Bd4 Bc5 23. Be2 Nf6 24. e5 Ne4 25. Nb4 Bxd4+ 26. cxd4 Qb6 27. Nc2 Rc8 28. Rab1 Qa7 29. Bd3 Rg8 30. a5 Bc6 31. Rb6 Bb5 32. Bxe4 dxe4 33. Rxe6+ Kf8 34. Qa3+ Kg7 35. Re7 Rc7 36. Rxc7 Qxc7 37. Ne3 Kh8 38. Rc1 Qd8 39. d5 Qg5 40. Qc3 Kh7 41. Qd4 Bd3 42. d6 h4 43. Rc7 Rb8 44. Rxf7+ Kg8 45. e6 Qxe3+ 46. Qxe3 Rb1+ 47. Qc1 Rxc1+ 48. Kf2 Rc6 49. Rd7 Bb5 50. Ke3 Rc2 51. Rc7 Re2+ 52. Kf4 Rf2+ 53. Kxe4 Re2+ 54. Kf5 Rf2+ 55. Ke5 Re2+ 56. Kf6 Rf2+ 57. Ke7 Re2 58. d7 Bxd7 59. Kxd7 Rd2+ 60. Ke8 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Short, N"] [Black "Gelfand, B"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2665"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8. Be2 Be7 9. a4 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. Qd3 Nbd7 12. Qc4 Qxc4 13. Bxc4 Bb7 14. Nd2 Rac8 15. Rfd1 Rc7 16. f3 Rfc8 17. b3 h5 18. Bf2 Kf8 19. Nf1 g6 20. Ne3 Ke8 21. Kf1 Bf8 22. Rd2 Be7 23. Rad1 Ra8 24. Ncd5 Nxd5 25. Bxd5 b5 26. Ra1 Rac8 27. axb5 axb5 28. Bxb7 Rxb7 29. Nd5 Bf8 30. c3 f5 31. Rda2 Kf7 32. Ra7 Rcb8 33. Rxb7 Rxb7 34. Ra8 Be7 35. Ke2 Nf6 36. Nxf6 Kxf6 37. Kd3 Ke6 38. Rg8 Kf7 39. Rc8 Ke6 40. Be3 Rd7 41. Rg8 Bf6 42. Rxg6 f4 43. Bf2 Kf7 44. Rh6 Kg7 45. Rxh5 Kg6 46. Rf5 Rh7 47. h4 Kf7 48. g4 fxg3 49. Bxg3 Ke6 50. h5 d5 51. Be1 Rd7 52. h6 dxe4+ 53. Kxe4 b4 54. Bg3 Bh8 55. Rf8 Bf6 56. Bxe5 Bxe5 57. Re8+ Re7 58. Rxe7+ Kxe7 59. cxb4 Bc3 60. b5 Kd6 61. f4 1-0 [Event "It"] [Site "Novgorod RUS"] [Date "1996.07.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Kramnik, V"] [Black "Ivanchuk, V"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2765"] [BlackElo "2730"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. g3 Bb7 12. Bg2 Qb6 13. exf6 c5 14. d5 O-O-O 15. O-O b4 16. Na4 Qd6 17. Bf4 e5 18. Be3 Bh6 19. Qc1 Bxe3 20. Qxe3 Ba6 21. a3 Kb8 22. h4 Rdg8 23. Nxc5 Nxc5 24. axb4 Nb7 25. b3 1-0