Russian Championships
Round 2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Dolmatov, S"]

[Black "Dyachkov, S"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B13"]

[WhiteElo "2575"]

[BlackElo "2515"]



1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. cxd5 Nxd5

8. Qb3 Bxf3 9. gxf3 Nb6 10. d5 Nd4 11. Bb5+ Nd7 12. Qa4 Nxb5 13. Qxb5 g6

14. O-O Bg7 15. Re1 O-O 16. Bg5 Bf6 17. Bxf6 exf6 18. Rad1 Ne5 19. Re3 Qc8

20. d6 Rd8 21. Qd5 Qf5 22. Qe4 Qxe4 23. Nxe4 Kg7 24. f4 Nc4 25. Rc3 Rac8

26. Rd4 f5 27. d7 Rc6 28. Rcxc4 fxe4 29. Rxc6 bxc6 30. Rxe4 Rxd7 31. Ra4

Kf6 32. Kg2 Ke6 33. Kf3 f5 34. b3 c5 35. Ke3 Kd5 36. f3 Kc6 37. Ra6+ Kb5

38. Ra4 a5 39. Rc4 Kc6 40. h4 Rd1 41. Rc2 Rh1 42. Rd2 Rxh4 43. Rd8 Rh2 44.

Rc8+ Kd6 45. Rd8+ Kc6 46. Rc8+ Kd6 47. Rd8+ Kc7 48. Rh8 Rxa2 49. Rxh7+ Kc6

50. Rg7 Rb2 51. Rxg6+ Kb5 52. Rf6 Rxb3+ 53. Kd2 a4 54. Kc2 Kb4 55. Rxf5 a3

56. Rf8 Rb2+ 57. Kc1 c4 58. Rb8+ Kc3 59. Ra8 Kb3 60. Rb8+ Kc3 61. Ra8 Kb3

62. Rb8+ Ka2 63. Rc8 Rh2 64. Rb8 c3 65. f5 Rb2 66. Ra8 Kb3 0-1



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Ulibin, M"]

[Black "Khalifman, A"]

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

[ECO "A59"]

[WhiteElo "2550"]

[BlackElo "2640"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 g6 6. Nc3 Bxa6 7. e4 Bxf1 8.

Kxf1 d6 9. Nf3 Bg7 10. g3 O-O 11. Kg2 Nbd7 12. Re1 Ra7 13. h3 Qa8 14. Qc2

Rb8 15. Bf4 Nb6 16. b3 Nfd7 17. a4 f5 18. Rad1 Bxc3 19. Qxc3 fxe4 20. Rxe4

e5 21. dxe6 Qxe4 22. Bxd6 Rc8 23. exd7 Rxd7 24. Re1 Qc6 25. Bf4 c4 26. bxc4

Nd5 27. Qe5 Nxf4+ 28. Qxf4 Rf7 29. Qe4 Qxe4 30. Rxe4 Rcf8 31. Re3 Rf5 32.

Rc3 Ra5 33. g4 Rxa4 34. Kg3 Ra5 35. Nd2 Rfa8 36. f3 Ra3 37. Rxa3 Rxa3 38.

Ne4 Kf7 39. c5 Ke7 40. Kf4 Rd3 41. h4 h6 42. c6 Ra3 43. c7 Kd7 44. g5 hxg5+

45. Kxg5 Rxf3 46. Kxg6 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Fominyh, A"]

[Black "Sokolov, An"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "E15"]

[WhiteElo "2535"]

[BlackElo "2585"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qb3 Nc6 6. Bd2 Qc8 7. Bg2 Na5 8.

Bxa5 bxa5 9. O-O Be7 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. e4 d5 12. exd5 exd5 13. Rfe1 Bb4 14.

c5 c6 15. Qc2 h6 16. Re3 Bb5 17. Nh4 Qg4 18. Ndf3 a4 19. h3 Qd7 20. Ne5 Qc7

21. Nf5 Rad8 22. Bf1 Rfe8 23. Bxb5 cxb5 24. Qe2 a6 25. Ng4 Nxg4 26. Rxe8+

1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Sveshnikov, E"]

[Black "Solozhenkin, E"]

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

[ECO "B02"]

[WhiteElo "2535"]

[BlackElo "2565"]



1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. c5 Nd5 5. Nc3 e6 6. d4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 b6 8.

cxb6 axb6 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. Nf3 Be7 11. O-O 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Zvjaginsev, V"]

[Black "Varavin, V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "E93"]

[WhiteElo "2590"]

[BlackElo "2520"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nf3 Nbd7 4. Nc3 e5 5. e4 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8.

d5 Nc5 9. Nd2 a5 10. a3 Bd7 11. b4 axb4 12. axb4 Rxa1 13. Qxa1 Ncxe4 14.

Ndxe4 Nxe4 15. Nxe4 f5 16. Qa7 Qh4 17. Nc3 e4 18. Nd1 f4 19. g3 Qh3 20.

gxf4 Qg2 21. Rf1 Qxh2 22. Kd2 h5 23. Nc3 h4 24. Qa1 Qh3 25. Rh1 Qf5 26.

Rxh4 c5 27. b5 Bd4 28. Rh1 Qf6 29. Kc2 Kg7 30. Bxd4 Qxd4 31. Nxe4 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Epishin, V"]

[Black "Balashov, Y"]

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

[ECO "E17"]

[WhiteElo "2620"]

[BlackElo "2530"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nc3 Ne4 7. Bd2 d5 8.

cxd5 exd5 9. Qa4+ c6 10. Rd1 Nxd2 11. Rxd2 Nd7 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 O-O 14.

O-O Qc7 15. Rc1 Rad8 16. d5 Nc5 17. Nxc5 bxc5 18. dxc6 Bxc6 19. Qc2 Qb7 20.

Rxd8 Rxd8 21. Ne1 Bxg2 22. Nxg2 Bf6 23. b3 Bd4 24. Re1 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Namgilov, S"]

[Black "Sherbakov, R"]

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

[ECO "B30"]

[WhiteElo "2495"]

[BlackElo "2555"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. b3 Qf6 5. c3 Qg6 6. d3 Qxg2 7. Rg1 Qh3 8.

Rg3 Qh5 9. Rg5 Qh3 10. Rg3 Qh5 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Loginov, V"]

[Black "Dreev, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A07"]

[WhiteElo "2525"]

[BlackElo "2645"]



1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Nf6 6. c4 Be7 7. Be3 dxc4 8.

dxc4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Nh4 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Ne8 13. gxh5 Bxh4 14. h6

g6 15. Qd2 Ne5 16. Qxd8 Bxd8 17. Bc5 Nxc4 18. Bxf8 Kxf8 19. b3 Ncd6 20.

Rad1 Bg5 21. Rd3 Ke7 22. Rfd1 f5 23. e4 e5 24. b4 Bxh6 25. b5 Rc8 26. bxc6

bxc6 27. h4 Rc7 28. h5 Nf7 29. hxg6 hxg6 30. Na4 Ned6 31. Nc5 Bf8 32. Rb3

Nb5 33. Rg3 g5 34. exf5 Nd4 35. Ne6 Ne2+ 36. Kh2 Nxg3 37. Nxc7 Nxf5 38.

Bxc6 Nd4 39. Bg2 Nd6 40. Kh3 Kd7 41. Nd5 Nc4 42. Ne3 Nb2 43. Rd2 Na4 44.

Nc2 Bc5 45. Nxd4 Bxd4 46. Kg4 Kd6 47. Kxg5 Kc5 48. Kf5 Nc3 49. Bb7 Nb5 50.

Rc2+ Kb4 51. Ke6 Nc3 52. f3 a5 53. Bd5 a4 54. Kd6 Ka3 55. Bf7 Kb4 56. Kc6

Ka3 57. Rd2 Kb4 58. f4 Be3 59. Rb2+ Ka3 60. Rc2 Bd4 61. Rd2 Ne4 62. Re2 Nc3

63. Rxe5 Nxa2 64. Re4 Nb4+ 65. Kb5 Nc2 66. Re2 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Lugovoi, A"]

[Black "Sakaev, K"]

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

[ECO "B60"]

[WhiteElo "2500"]

[BlackElo "2600"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 a6 7. Qd2 Qb6

8. Nb3 e6 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. O-O-O Qc7 11. f4 b5 12. Kb1 h5 13. Bd3 Bd7 14.

Rhe1 Rg8 15. Bf1 b4 16. Ne2 a5 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Kharlov, A"]

[Black "Yakovich, Y"]

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

[ECO "A09"]

[WhiteElo "2605"]

[BlackElo "2530"]



1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 e6 4. Bxc4 c5 5. O-O Nf6 6. Qe2 a6 7. Bb3 Nc6 8.

Rd1 Be7 9. d4 cxd4 10. exd4 Na5 11. Bc2 b5 12. Nc3 Bb7 13. Bg5 O-O 14. Ne5

Rc8 15. Rac1 Nc4 16. Bb3 Nb6 17. Nxf7 Rxf7 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Rustemov, A"]

[Black "Tiviakov, S"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D60"]

[WhiteElo "2535"]

[BlackElo "2615"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 c6 4. Bd3 Nbd7 5. Nf3 e6 6. O-O Be7 7. c4 O-O 8.

Nc3 b6 9. Qe2 Bb7 10. Rfd1 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nd5 12. Ne4 Bxg5 13. Nexg5 h6 14.

Ne4 Qe7 15. Rac1 Rfc8 16. Ne5 a5 17. Qh5 N7f6 18. Nxf6+ Nxf6 19. Qh4 c5 20.

dxc5 Qxc5 21. Nxf7 Kxf7 22. Bxe6+ Kxe6 23. Rxc5 Rxc5 24. f3 Kf7 25. Qf4 Re8

26. Rd7+ Re7 27. Rxe7+ Kxe7 28. Qb8 Rc1+ 29. Kf2 Rc2+ 30. Kg3 Bc8 31. Qxb6

g5 32. h3 a4 33. Qb4+ Kf7 34. b3 Rxa2 35. bxa4 Bd7 36. a5 Ra4 37. Qb6 Be6

38. a6 Nd5 39. Qb7+ Ne7 40. e4 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Rublevsky, S"]

[Black "Shariyazdanov, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B33"]

[WhiteElo "2645"]

[BlackElo "2470"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. a4 a6 8.

Na3 Be7 9. Bg5 Bg4 10. Qd2 O-O 11. Bc4 h6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Nd5 Bg5 14. Qd3

Nd4 15. c3 Ne6 16. h3 Bh5 17. O-O Kh8 18. b4 Bg6 19. Rad1 a5 20. Bb3 axb4

21. cxb4 f5 22. Nb5 fxe4 23. Qb1 Ra6 24. f3 Nf4 25. fxe4 Bh5 26. Rde1 Bh4

27. Re3 Qg5 28. Qb2 Raa8 29. Nbc7 Nxg2 30. Rxf8+ Rxf8 31. Ne6 Rf1+ 32. Kh2

Qg6 33. Ne7 Bxe7 34. Rg3 Rh1+ 35. Kxg2 Rg1+ 36. Kxg1 Qxg3+ 37. Qg2 Qe3+ 38.

Kh2 Bf6 39. Qc2 Qe2+ 40. Qxe2 Bxe2 41. a5 Bh4 42. Bd5 Ba6 43. Nc7 Bd8 44.

Ne6 Bh4 45. Nc7 Bd8 46. Ne8 Kh7 47. Kg3 g5 48. Bf7 Be7 49. Nc7 Bd8 50. Nxa6

bxa6 51. Bc4 Kg7 52. Bxa6 d5 53. exd5 Be7 54. Bc8 Bxb4 55. a6 Bc5 56. Kf3

Kf6 57. d6 h5 58. Ke4 Bd4 59. Kd5 Kf7 60. Bf5 Kf6 61. Kc6 g4 62. hxg4 hxg4

63. Bxg4 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Shchekachev, A"]

[Black "Lastin, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A26"]

[WhiteElo "2560"]

[BlackElo "2495"]



1. c4 f5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 O-O 6. e4 d6 7. Nge2 Nc6 8.

O-O e5 9. exf5 Bxf5 10. h3 Qd7 11. Kh2 Rae8 12. Be3 Be6 13. Nd5 Ne7 14.

Nxe7+ Rxe7 15. Rc1 c6 16. Qd2 Rfe8 17. b3 a6 18. Nc3 d5 19. Na4 Bf5 20. Bg5

Qd6 21. Be3 d4 22. Bg5 e4 23. dxe4 Bxe4 24. Rfe1 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 c5 26. Rxe7

Rxe7 27. Qd3 Re5 28. Bf4 Qc6+ 29. Qf3 Re4 30. Nb2 Nd7 31. Nd3 Qe6 32. a3 h6

33. h4 b6 34. b4 Kh7 35. Rb1 Qf5 36. Bd6 Qxf3+ 37. Kxf3 Re6 38. bxc5 bxc5

39. Bc7 Rc6 40. Rb7 Kg8 41. a4 Kf8 42. a5 Ke8 43. Ke4 Bf8 44. Kd5 Rf6 45.

f4 g5 46. Ne5 Nxe5 47. fxe5 Rf1 48. Ke6 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Pigusov, E"]

[Black "Vasiukov, E"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A39"]

[WhiteElo "2570"]

[BlackElo "2505"]



1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 O-O

8. O-O Nxd4 9. Qxd4 d6 10. Qd3 a6 11. Be3 Bf5 12. Qd2 Rb8 13. a4 Be6 14. b3

Qa5 15. Rac1 Rfc8 16. Rfd1 Nd7 17. Ba7 Nc5 18. Qc2 Ra8 19. Bxc5 Rxc5 20.

Bxb7 Rb8 21. Bd5 Bf5 22. Be4 Bxc3 23. Bxf5 Rxf5 24. Qxc3 Qb6 25. Qe1 h5 26.

Rc3 Rc5 27. e4 a5 28. h4 Qc7 29. Rd5 e6 30. Rd4 Rb6 31. Qe3 Kg7 32. Rdd3

Qb8 33. Qd4+ f6 34. Rf3 Qd8 35. Rcd3 Qe7 36. Rd2 Rcc6 37. Rfd3 Qc7 38. Rd1

Rb4 39. Qe3 Qb6 40. Qf4 e5 41. Qf3 Kf7 42. g4 hxg4 43. Qxg4 Ke7 44. Qxg6

Rxb3 45. Qg7+ Ke8 46. Qg6+ Ke7 47. Kg2 Rxd3 48. Rxd3 Qd8 49. Qh7+ Ke6 50.

Rg3 Rc7 51. Qf5+ Kf7 52. Qh7+ Ke6 53. Qf5+ Kf7 54. Rg6 Rxc4 55. h5 d5 56.

h6 Qh8 57. Rg7+ Qxg7+ 58. hxg7 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Ibragimov, I"]

[Black "Skvortsov, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A22"]

[WhiteElo "2545"]

[BlackElo "2350"]



1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. O-O e4 7. Nd4 Nc6 8.

Nc2 Bxc3 9. dxc3 h6 10. Ne3 d6 11. Qc2 Nb8 12. f4 exf3 13. exf3 c6 14. Bd2

Qb6 15. Rae1 Be6 16. Kh1 Nbd7 17. f4 Qa6 18. b3 Nc5 19. h3 Rad8 20. f5 Bc8

21. Ng4 Nxg4 22. hxg4 f6 23. Bf4 d5 24. Bc7 dxc4 25. Bxd8 Rxd8 26. Rd1 Rf8

27. Qe2 Nd3 28. bxc4 Ne5 29. Rf4 Qa5 30. Qd2 Bd7 31. Qb2 Qc7 32. c5 Rf7 33.

Qa3 Qb8 34. Rfd4 Kh7 35. Qa4 Re7 36. Rd6 Qe8 37. Qd4 Qf7 38. c4 Qe8 39. Re1

Qf7 40. Rxe5 fxe5 41. Qd3 Kg8 42. Be4 Be8 43. Qc3 Kf8 44. Kg1 Kg8 45. a4

Bd7 46. a5 a6 47. Kg2 Be8 48. Kf2 Bd7 49. Ke3 h5 50. g5 Re8 51. Qd3 Bxf5

52. Bxf5 e4 53. Bxe4 Qf5 54. Qd4 Qxg5+ 55. Kf2 Rf8+ 56. Kg2 Qc1 57. Rd8

Qf1+ 58. Kh2 h4 59. Rxf8+ Qxf8 60. gxh4 Qf4+ 61. Kh3 Qf1+ 62. Kg4 Qe2+ 63.

Kg5 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Rashkovsky, N"]

[Black "Shovunov, B"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A88"]

[WhiteElo "2530"]

[BlackElo "2320"]



1. Nf3 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. d4 O-O 6. c4 d6 7. Nc3 c6 8.

Qc2 Na6 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. Rfe1 Qf7 11. b3 Nb4 12. Qd2 Ne4 13. Nxe4 fxe4 14.

Qxb4 exf3 15. exf3 Bxd4 16. Bxe7 Re8 17. Bxd6 Bxa1 18. Rxa1 a5 19. Qd2 a4

20. Rc1 axb3 21. axb3 Rd8 22. b4 Be6 23. c5 Ra2 24. Qg5 Rda8 25. h4 Bd5 26.

Re1 Re8 27. Rxe8+ Qxe8 28. Be5 Re2 29. f4 Re1+ 30. Kh2 Bxg2 31. Kxg2 Qd7

32. Qf6 Qd5+ 33. Kh3 Qd7+ 34. Kh2 h5 35. Qxg6+ Kf8 36. Bd6+ Re7 37. Qf6+

Ke8 38. Qxe7+ 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Vorotnikov, V"]

[Black "Tsebekov, H"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B20"]

[WhiteElo "2510"]

[BlackElo "2240"]



1. e4 c5 2. d3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d6 5. f4 g6 6. Nf3 Bg7 7. O-O Nge7 8. a4

O-O 9. c3 e5 10. Na3 Rb8 11. Be3 b6 12. Qd2 d5 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. fxe5 Bxe5

15. Bh6 Re8 16. Bf4 f6 17. Bxe5 fxe5 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. Nc4 Ba6 20. Qf2 Re7

21. Rae1 Bxc4 22. dxc4 Nc7 23. Qf6 Qf8 24. Bd5+ Nxd5 25. cxd5 Qxf6 26. Rxf6

Kg7 27. Rc6 Rd8 28. c4 e4 29. a5 b5 30. b3 bxc4 31. bxc4 e3 32. Rxc5 Re4

33. Rc6 Rb8 34. Kg2 Rf8 35. Re2 Rf5 36. Rc7+ Kf6 37. d6 g5 38. c5 Ke5 39.

d7 Rd4 40. Rxe3+ Kf6 41. Rc6+ 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Notkin, M"]

[Black "Dvoirys, S"]

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

[ECO "D85"]

[WhiteElo "2520"]

[BlackElo "2570"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 Bg7

8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qxa2 12. O-O Bg4 13. Bg5 h6

14. Be3 e6 15. Rxb7 Nc6 16. h3 Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Rfd8 18. d5 Ne5 19. Qe2 Qxe2

20. Bxe2 exd5 21. exd5 Rxd5 22. Rxa7 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Galkin, A"]

[Black "Filippov, V"]

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

[ECO "B33"]

[WhiteElo "2425"]

[BlackElo "2565"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bf4 e5

8. Bg5 a6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 Be7 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. c4 b4 13. Nc2 a5 14. Be2

O-O 15. O-O Bg5 16. Qd3 Rb8 17. Rad1 Be6 18. b3 g6 19. Bf3 Kg7 20. Qe2 Qd7

21. Rd3 Qa7 22. Rfd1 Nd8 23. Ra1 Qc5 24. a3 bxa3 25. Nxa3 Bd7 26. Qe1 Ne6

27. Nc2 Bd8 28. Qc3 Ng5 29. h4 Ne6 30. g3 Bc6 31. Bg4 f5 32. exf5 gxf5 33.

Bh3 Rb7 34. Rad1 Rbf7 35. b4 axb4 36. Ndxb4 Be7 37. Nxc6 Qxc6 38. Bg2 Qc7

39. Ne3 Nc5 40. Nd5 Qa7 41. Re3 Bf6 42. Ra1 Qd7 43. Rd1 Qa7 44. Ra1 Qb8 45.

Nxf6 Rxf6 46. Ra8 Qb6 47. Rxf8 Rxf8 48. Bd5 f4 49. gxf4 Rxf4 50. Rg3+ Kf6

51. Qc2 Ne6 52. Rf3 Qa7 53. Qd2 Ke7 54. Qb2 Rxh4 55. c5 Rg4+ 56. Kh2 Nf4

57. cxd6+ Kxd6 58. Ra3 Rh4+ 59. Kg1 Nh3+ 60. Kg2 Qg7+ 61. Rg3 Nf4+ 62. Kg1

Qc7 63. Be4 Ke6 64. Qa2+ Kf6 65. Qa6+ Ne6 66. Rf3+ Ke7 67. Qa3+ Qc5 68. Bf5

Qxa3 69. Rxa3 Ng5 70. Kg2 Kf6 71. Bc8 Rc4 72. Ra6+ Kg7 73. Ra7+ Kg6 74.

Ra6+ Kh5 75. Bf5 Rf4 76. Bd3 Kg4 77. Rh6 Rf7 78. f3+ Kf4 79. Kf2 Nxf3 80.

Rxh7 Rf6 81. Bc4 Ke4 82. Rf7 Rc6 83. Rxf3 Rxc4 84. Ra3 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Aseev, K"]

[Black "Volzhin, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B33"]

[WhiteElo "2560"]

[BlackElo "2485"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6

8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 Rb8 12. Nc2 Bg5 13. a4 bxa4 14.

Ncb4 Bd7 15. Bxa6 Nxb4 16. Nxb4 Qa5 17. Qxd6 Rb6 18. Qd3 Rxb4 19. cxb4

Qxb4+ 20. Kf1 Bc6 21. h4 Bh6 22. Qc2 Qb6 23. Bc4 O-O 24. Rh3 Kh8 25. Bd5

Bd7 26. Rf3 Bf4 27. g3 Bg4 28. Rc3 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Zakharevich, I"]

[Black "Makarov, M"]

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

[ECO "D21"]

[WhiteElo "2485"]

[BlackElo "2560"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 e6 4. e4 b5 5. a4 c6 6. Nc3 b4 7. Ne2 Nf6 8. Ng3

Ba6 9. Qc2 b3 10. Qc3 Qb6 11. Bd2 Bd6 12. Qe3 Nbd7 13. a5 Qb7 14. Rc1 c5

15. Bxc4 Bxc4 16. Rxc4 Bxg3 17. hxg3 Qxe4 18. Qxe4 Nxe4 19. dxc5 Nexc5 20.

Ke2 Rd8 21. Bb4 Na6 22. Ba3 Nf6 23. Rhc1 Nd5 24. Ng5 Ne7 25. Kf1 Rd5 26.

Ne4 Kd7 27. Nc3 Rxa5 28. Rd1+ Nd5 29. Nxd5 Rxd5 30. Rxd5+ exd5 31. Ra4 Nc7

32. Rxa7 Rb8 33. Ra5 Rb5 34. Ra4 Rb7 35. Rh4 h6 36. Rg4 g6 37. Rd4 Kc6 38.

Rf4 Ne6 39. Rf6 d4 40. Ke2 Kd5 41. Rf3 Ra7 42. Rxb3 Kc4 43. Rb4+ Kd5 44.

Rb5+ Kc4 45. Rb4+ 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Sorokin, M"]

[Black "Yemelin, V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "E00"]

[WhiteElo "2550"]

[BlackElo "2460"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 c5 5. Bg2 Qb6 6. d5 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 exd5

8. cxd5 O-O 9. Nc3 d6 10. Nf3 Bg4 11. Ng5 h6 12. Nge4 Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Nd7 14.

h3 Bh5 15. f4 f5 16. Bc2 Rae8 17. O-O-O c4 18. Rhg1 Qe3 19. g4 Bg6 20. Nb5

Rf6 21. gxf5 Bxf5 22. Bxf5 Rxf5 23. Nxd6 Rxd5 24. Rxg7+ 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Bareev, E"]

[Black "Vokarev, S"]

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

[ECO "D98"]

[WhiteElo "2655"]

[BlackElo "2310"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Nc6

8. Be2 Bg4 9. d5 Na5 10. Qb4 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 c6 12. Be3 cxd5 13. exd5 Rc8 14.

Bxa7 Nc4 15. Rd1 Nxb2 16. Qxb2 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Goldin, A"]

[Black "Beshukov, S"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D78"]

[WhiteElo "2570"]

[BlackElo "2460"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Qb3 Qb6 8.

Nc3 Bf5 9. Ne5 Be6 10. Rd1 dxc4 11. Nxc4 Qa6 12. d5 cxd5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14.

Bxd5 Bxd5 15. Rxd5 Nc6 16. Be3 Rac8 17. Rad1 b6 18. a4 e6 19. R5d2 Na5 20.

Nxa5 Qxa5 21. Rd7 Rb8 22. Bd2 Qa6 23. Bb4 Qxe2 24. Bxf8 Bxf8 25. Qc3 Re8

26. Re1 Qh5 27. Rxa7 Bc5 28. b4 Bxf2+ 29. Kxf2 Qxh2+ 30. Kf3 e5 31. Qc7 e4+

32. Ke3 Rf8 33. Rd1 Qg2 34. Qf4 Qc2 35. Rad7 Qb3+ 36. Kf2 Re8 37. Rd8 e3+

38. Kg2 Qc2+ 39. Kh3 Kg7 40. Qd4+ f6 41. Rxe8 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Korneev, O"]

[Black "Nevostrujev, V"]

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

[ECO "B90"]

[WhiteElo "2565"]

[BlackElo "2405"]



1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8.

a4 Be7 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Be6 11. a5 Nbd7 12. Ng5 Bc4 13. Bxc4 Qxc4 14. Qd3

Rac8 15. Nf3 d5 16. Qxc4 Rxc4 17. exd5 Rfc8 18. Nd2 Rb4 19. Nb3 Ne8 20. d6

Bxd6 21. Rfd1 Ndf6 22. Rd2 Rbc4 23. Re2 Bb4 24. Bd2 e4 25. h3 Bxc3 26. Bxc3

Nd5 27. Bd4 f5 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.16"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Shabanov, Y"]

[Black "Landa, K"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B43"]

[WhiteElo "2405"]

[BlackElo "2570"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 a6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O Bb4

8. Qd3 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Be3 d5 11. exd5 cxd5 12. Na4 Bb7 13. c4 Qc6 14.

Qc2 O-O 15. Rac1 dxc4 16. Bf3 Nd5 17. Nb6 Rab8 18. Qe2 Qb5 19. a4 Qe8 20.

Rxc4 Nxb6 21. Rxb4 Bxf3 22. Qxf3 Nd5 23. Rh4 Nxe3 24. Qxe3 Qe7 25. Rh3 Rfd8

26. b3 Rb4 27. Rg3 Rbd4 28. h3 e5 29. Rc1 f5 30. Qe2 a5 31. Rgc3 h6 32. Rc8

Kh7 33. Rxd8 Rxd8 34. Qb5 f4 35. Re1 Re8 36. f3 Qa7+ 37. Kh1 Rd8 38. Qxe5

Qf2 39. Rg1 Qe3 40. Qxa5 Rd2 41. Qf5+ Kg8 42. b4 Rd4 43. Qc8+ Kf7 44. Rc1

Rd8 45. Qc4+ Kf6 46. Qc3+ Rd4 47. a5 Kg5 48. Kh2 Qf2 49. Qe1 Qxe1 50. Rxe1

Rxb4 51. Ra1 Rb7 52. a6 Ra7 53. Ra4 h5 54. Kg1 Kf5 55. Kf2 Ke5 56. Ke2 Kd5

57. Kd3 Kc6 58. Ke4 Kb5 59. Ra1 1-0