Russian Championships
Round 3



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Sorokin, M"]

[Black "Rublevsky, S"]

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

[ECO "D27"]

[WhiteElo "2550"]

[BlackElo "2645"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 e6 4. e3 c5 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Bb3 Nc6 8.

Nc3 Be7 9. dxc5 Qxd1 10. Rxd1 Bxc5 11. Bd2 Ba7 12. Rac1 Ke7 13. Ne2 Bd7 14.

Ned4 Rhc8 15. Nxc6+ Bxc6 16. Bb4+ Ke8 17. Bc3 Rd8 18. Kf1 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Tsebekov, H"]

[Black "Landa, K"]

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

[ECO "B42"]

[WhiteElo "2240"]

[BlackElo "2570"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. Nf3 Nc6 8.

c4 Nge7 9. Nc3 d5 10. cxd5 exd5 11. exd5 Nxd5 12. Re1+ Nde7 13. Bg5 Be6 14.

Qe2 O-O 15. Bc4 Bxc4 16. Qxc4 Rc8 17. Qe4 Rc7 18. Qf4 Rd7 19. Bf6 Bxf6 20.

Qxf6 Nd5 21. Nxd5 Rxd5 22. Qf4 Kg7 23. h3 Qf6 24. Qxf6+ Kxf6 25. Re4 Rfd8

26. Rae1 a5 27. g3 R8d7 28. Kg2 Rb5 29. R1e2 Re7 30. Rf4+ Kg7 31. Rxe7 Nxe7

32. b3 Nd5 33. Rc4 Kf6 34. Kf1 Nb4 35. a4 Rd5 36. Ke2 Nc6 37. Ke3 h6 38. h4

Ke7 39. Rc3 Ke6 40. Rc1 g5 41. hxg5 hxg5 42. Rc4 Kd6 43. Nd2 f5 44. Nf3 Ne5

45. Nxe5 Rxe5+ 46. Kd3 b5 47. Rd4+ Kc5 48. axb5 Kxb5 49. f4 gxf4 50. Rxf4

Rd5+ 51. Kc3 Rc5+ 52. Kd3 Rd5+ 53. Kc3 Rc5+ 54. Kd3 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Shariyazdanov, A"]

[Black "Kharlov, A"]

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

[ECO "D35"]

[WhiteElo "2470"]

[BlackElo "2605"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Qf3 Bg6 8.

Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Qxf6 gxf6 10. O-O-O Nd7 11. h4 Nb6 12. h5 Bf5 13. Nf3 Bg4 14.

Be2 Bxf3 15. gxf3 h6 16. Bd3 Bd6 17. f4 Nc8 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Shchekachev, A"]

[Black "Fominyh, A"]

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

[ECO "A30"]

[WhiteElo "2560"]

[BlackElo "2535"]



1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 e6 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8.

Qxd4 d6 9. Bg5 a6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Qf4 Ra7 12. Rfd1 Be7 13. Ne4 Bxe4 14.

Qxe4 O-O 15. Qe3 Nc6 16. Rac1 Qb8 17. Rd3 Rc8 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Pigusov, E"]

[Black "Sveshnikov, E"]

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

[ECO "D43"]

[WhiteElo "2570"]

[BlackElo "2535"]



1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 Bd6 8.

Bd3 Qe7 9. O-O Nd7 10. c5 Bc7 11. e4 dxe4 12. Nxe4 O-O 13. Re1 Rd8 14. Qc2

Nf8 15. Ned2 Nd7 16. Ne4 Nf8 17. a3 Bd7 18. g3 Be8 19. b4 f6 20. Ned2 Kh8

21. Re3 Qd7 22. Rae1 Bh5 23. Bc4 Re8 24. Qb3 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Khalifman, A"]

[Black "Ibragimov, I"]

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

[ECO "C45"]

[WhiteElo "2640"]

[BlackElo "2545"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Be3 Qf6 6. c3 Qg6 7. Qe2 Nxd4

8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Nxd2 Ne7 11. O-O-O O-O 12. Qe3 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Sherbakov, R"]

[Black "Loginov, V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "E58"]

[WhiteElo "2555"]

[BlackElo "2525"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O Nc6 8.

a3 Bxc3 9. bxc3 Qc7 10. h3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 e5 12. Ba2 e4 13. Nh2 Qe7 14. Bb2

b6 15. c4 Rd8 16. d5 Ne5 17. f3 Bd7 18. Qc2 exf3 19. Nxf3 Ng6 20. Rae1 Ne4

21. Nd2 Nd6 22. Bb1 Qh4 23. e4 f6 24. Nf3 Qg3 25. Kh1 Nf4 26. Bc1 Re8 27.

e5 Bf5 28. Qd2 Bxb1 29. Qxf4 Qxf4 30. Bxf4 fxe5 31. Nxe5 Bf5 32. Nc6 Ne4

33. Kh2 h5 34. d6 Kh8 35. Ne7 Bh7 36. Be5 Ng5 37. h4 Ne6 38. Bg3 Rf8 39.

Rxf8+ Nxf8 40. Nc6 Nd7 41. Re7 Bf5 42. Be5 Rc8 43. Nxa7 Ra8 44. Bb2 Kg8 45.

Nc6 Ra4 46. Rxg7+ Kf8 47. Ne7 Bg4 48. Ng8 Rxc4 49. Nh6 Be6 50. Re7 Rxh4+

51. Kg1 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Sokolov, An"]

[Black "Notkin, M"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C95"]

[WhiteElo "2585"]

[BlackElo "2520"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.

c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. a4 Bf8 14. Bd3 d5

15. axb5 exd4 16. e5 dxc3 17. Nb3 Ne4 18. bxa6 Bc8 19. bxc3 Ndc5 20. Nxc5

Bxc5 21. Be3 Bxe3 22. Rxe3 Nc5 23. a7 c6 24. Qb1 Nxd3 25. Qxd3 Qe7 26. Qd4

c5 27. Qxd5 Rxa7 28. Rxa7 Qxa7 29. Ng5 Qc7 30. Qe4 g6 31. Qh4 h5 32. Ne4

Re6 33. Nf6+ Kg7 34. Qg5 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Dyachkov, S"]

[Black "Aseev, K"]

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

[ECO "A32"]

[WhiteElo "2515"]

[BlackElo "2560"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. Nc3 a6 7. Bg2 Qxc4

8. O-O Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bf4 Qb4 11. e4 Be7 12. a3 Qb7 13. Bd6 Bxd6 14.

Qxd6 Qb8 15. Qc5 Qa7 16. Qd6 Qb8 17. Qc5 Qa7 18. Qd6 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Sakaev, K"]

[Black "Namgilov, S"]

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

[ECO "E12"]

[WhiteElo "2600"]

[BlackElo "2495"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qc2 Nxc3

8. bxc3 Be7 9. e4 O-O 10. Bd3 c5 11. O-O cxd4 12. cxd4 Qc8 13. Qa2 Ba6 14.

Bxa6 Qxa6 15. d5 b5 16. Rb1 Nd7 17. Nd4 exd5 18. exd5 b4 19. Nc6 Bd6 20.

Rd1 bxa3 21. Rb3 Rfe8 22. Bxa3 Re2 23. Qa1 Rae8 24. g3 Qa4 25. Rbd3 Be5 26.

Qb1 h5 27. Qb4 Qc2 28. R3d2 Rxd2 29. Rxd2 Qh7 30. Qb5 Bf6 31. Re2 Rxe2 32.

Qxe2 Qf5 33. Qe8+ Kh7 34. Qxf7 Qb1+ 35. Kg2 Qe4+ 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Lastin, A"]

[Black "Epishin, V"]

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

[ECO "A08"]

[WhiteElo "2495"]

[BlackElo "2620"]



1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. Ngf3 Bg7 7. O-O Nge7 8.

Re1 O-O 9. e5 Qc7 10. Qe2 Bd7 11. h4 f6 12. exf6 Rxf6 13. Nb3 Raf8 14. Bg5

R6f7 15. c4 dxc4 16. dxc4 Nf5 17. Bf4 Qb6 18. Qd2 Nfd4 19. Ng5 Rf5 20. Rad1

Bc8 21. Nc1 h6 22. Ne4 Rxf4 23. gxf4 e5 24. Nd3 exf4 25. f3 Qd8 26. Ndxc5

Qxh4 27. Qf2 Qh5 28. Nb3 Nf5 29. Rd5 g5 30. Nd6 Nxd6 31. Rxd6 g4 32. fxg4

Bxg4 33. Rd5 Ne5 34. Nc5 f3 35. Bf1 Kh8 36. Nd3 Rg8 37. Qg3 f2+ 38. Kxf2

Rf8+ 39. Nf4 Qg5 40. Re4 h5 41. Kg1 Qh6 42. Bg2 Rf5 43. Qe3 b6 44. b3 Qg5

45. Nd3 Bf3 46. Qxg5 Rxg5 47. Rexe5 Bxe5 48. Rd8+ Kg7 49. Nxe5 Bxg2 50. Nd3

Be4+ 51. Kf2 Rg2+ 52. Ke3 Bxd3 53. Kxd3 h4 54. Rd4 h3 55. Rh4 h2 56. b4 Kf6

57. c5 bxc5 58. bxc5 Rxa2 59. c6 Ke7 60. Rh7+ Kd8 61. Kc4 Kc8 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Beshukov, S"]

[Black "Nevostrujev, V"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B50"]

[WhiteElo "2460"]

[BlackElo "2405"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Nc6 5. c3 Bg4 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. Bxf7+ Kd7

8. Qxb6 axb6 9. Bc4 e6 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. h3 Bh5 12. Bb5 Kc7 13. Ng5 Nd8 14.

f4 Rf8 15. g4 Be8 16. Bxe8 Nxe8 17. Nxh7 Rxf4 18. Rf1 Rxf1+ 19. Kxf1 Nc6

20. Nf3 b5 21. Bg5 Kd7 22. Bxe7 Kxe7 23. Ke2 Nc7 24. Nhg5 c4 25. a3 cxd3+

26. Kxd3 b4 27. cxb4 Nxb4+ 28. Ke2 Nc6 29. Rf1 Ra4 30. Nd2 Ne5 31. Ngf3 Ng6

32. Rc1 Ne8 33. Ke3 d5 34. exd5 exd5 35. Nd4 Kd7 36. Rc5 Ne7 37. N2f3 b6

38. Rc2 Ng6 39. h4 Nf6 40. Rg2 Ra8 41. g5 Re8+ 42. Kd2 Nh5 43. Kc3 Re4 44.

Rh2 Ngf4 45. Kb4 Ne6 46. Rd2 Nc7 47. Re2 Rf4 48. Re3 Kd6 49. Kb3 g6 50. Rc3

Kd7 51. Ne5+ Kd6 52. Ndf3 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Zvjaginsev, V"]

[Black "Ulibin, M"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A34"]

[WhiteElo "2590"]

[BlackElo "2550"]



1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 e6 4. e4 Nc6 5. Be2 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. e5 Ng4 8.

Bb5 d4 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 10. Na4 Ba6 11. d3 Qa5+ 12. Bd2 Qb5 13. O-O Qxd3 14.

Re1 O-O-O 15. h3 Nh6 16. e6 fxe6 17. Ne5 Qb5 18. Bxh6 gxh6 19. Nf7 Rg8 20.

Nxd8 Kxd8 21. Qf3 Be7 22. Rxe6 Bc8 23. Rxe7 Kxe7 24. Re1+ Be6 25. Qf5 Rg6

26. Nxc5 Qc4 27. b3 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Solozhenkin, E"]

[Black "Rustemov, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "C10"]

[WhiteElo "2565"]

[BlackElo "2535"]



1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6

8. Ng3 Be7 9. c4 O-O 10. Bf4 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 c6 12. Rad1 Re8 13. Bb1 Qb6 14.

Qc3 Bb4 15. Qc2 Bf8 16. Rd3 g6 17. h3 c5 18. d5 exd5 19. cxd5 a6 20. Rb3

Qa7 21. Qd2 b5 22. Bh6 Re5 23. Bxf8 Rxf8 24. Qh6 c4 25. Rf3 Qc5 26. Nf5 Ne8

27. Ne3 Nd6 28. Rd1 Rfe8 29. Qf4 Nb6 30. Ng4 Re1+ 31. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 32. Kh2

Nxd5 33. Qg5 Re6 34. h4 Qd4 35. h5 Ne7 36. hxg6 hxg6 37. Nf6+ Kg7 38. Nh5+

Kf8 39. Qh6+ Kg8 40. Nf4 Rf6 41. Qg5 Ne8 42. b3 Qd6 43. g3 Nc7 44. Be4 Ne8

45. bxc4 bxc4 46. Kg2 Ng7 47. Re3 Nef5 48. Re2 Qd4 49. Bd5 Rd6 50. Re4 Qb2

51. g4 Qc2 52. Re5 Qc3 53. Re2 Nd4 54. Re3 Qd2 55. Nxg6 Nde6 56. Bxe6 Nxe6

57. Ne7+ Kf8 58. Qf6 Ke8 59. Nf5 Qd5+ 60. Kg3 Kd7 61. Qxf7+ Kc6 62. Ne7+

1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Shovunov, B"]

[Black "Skvortsov, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B22"]

[WhiteElo "2320"]

[BlackElo "2350"]



1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 e6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Qe4 d6 8.

c4 Ndb4 9. exd6 f5 10. Qe2 Bxd6 11. a3 Qa5 12. Nc3 O-O 13. Bg5 Na6 14. Rd1

Bb8 15. Bc1 Ne5 16. b4 Nxf3+ 17. Qxf3 Qc7 18. Be2 b6 19. Nb5 Qe7 20. Qb3

Bb7 21. Bf3 Bxf3 22. Qxf3 Nc7 23. Qc6 Qe8 24. Nd4 e5 25. Qxe8 Nxe8 26. Nc6

Bd6 27. Bb2 e4 28. Ke2 Rf7 29. Rd5 Rc8 30. b5 f4 31. f3 e3 32. Rhd1 Bf8 33.

g3 a6 34. gxf4 axb5 35. cxb5 Rxf4 36. R1d4 Rf7 37. Rd8 Rxd8 38. Rxd8 Nd6

39. a4 Rf4 40. Be5 Rf6 41. Bxf6 gxf6 42. Ne7+ 1-0



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Dvoirys, S"]

[Black "Vorotnikov, V"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B07"]

[WhiteElo "2570"]

[BlackElo "2510"]



1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. Bd3 e5 5. Nf3 Qc7 6. h3 Be7 7. O-O Nbd7 8.

a4 O-O 9. Be3 Re8 10. Qd2 Nf8 11. Rfe1 Ng6 12. Bf1 h6 13. g3 Bd7 14. Bg2

Rad8 15. Qe2 Bf8 16. a5 b5 17. axb6 axb6 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. Qa6 Rb8 20. Nd2

Bc8 21. Qe2 Be7 22. Ra4 Nd7 23. Rea1 Nc5 24. Ra7 Rb7 25. Ra8 Rd8 26. b4 Ne6

27. b5 cxb5 28. Nd5 Qxc2 29. Qxb5 Nc7 30. Nxc7 Qxc7 31. Nc4 Bd7 32. Qd5 Be6

33. Qb5 Bxc4 34. Rxd8+ Bxd8 35. Qe8+ Kh7 0-1



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Yakovich, Y"]

[Black "Goldin, A"]

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

[ECO "E14"]

[WhiteElo "2530"]

[BlackElo "2570"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d5 6. O-O Nbd7 7. b3 Bd6 8.

Bb2 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. Rc1 a6 11. Ne2 Qe7 12. Ne5 Rfe8 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. c5

Bf8 15. Qc2 bxc5 16. dxc5 Bc6 17. Nd4 e5 18. Nxc6 Qxc6 19. b4 Qb7 20. a3 a5

21. b5 Nxc5 22. Bxh7+ Kh8 23. Qf5 Qb6 24. Qh5 Qh6 25. Qxh6 gxh6 26. Bc2 Kg8

27. Rfd1 Rad8 28. Bc3 a4 29. Bb4 d4 30. Bxc5 Bxc5 31. Bxa4 Bb6 32. exd4

Rxd4 33. Bb3 Red8 34. Kf1 Rd2 35. Rxd2 Rxd2 36. Ke1 Ba5 37. Kf1 Bb6 38. Rc2

Rd3 39. Bc4 Rxa3 40. g3 Kg7 41. Kg2 Kf6 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Filippov, V"]

[Black "Lugovoi, A"]

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

[ECO "E11"]

[WhiteElo "2565"]

[BlackElo "2500"]



1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8.

Qc2 b6 9. Rd1 Bb7 10. b3 Ne4 11. Nc3 f5 12. Bf4 Nd7 13. Ne5 Bf6 14. Nxd7

Qxd7 15. Be5 Bxe5 16. dxe5 Nxc3 17. Qxc3 f4 18. e4 f3 19. Bf1 Qe7 20. Rac1

Rad8 21. exd5 cxd5 22. c5 Rc8 23. b4 bxc5 24. bxc5 Rc7 25. Bh3 Ba6 26. Qe3

Bc4 27. Bg4 Rxc5 28. Bxf3 Ra5 29. Rd2 Bxa2 30. Be2 Qb4 31. Rc7 Bb1 32. Qg5

Bg6 33. Bd3 Qb8 34. Rdc2 Qd8 35. Qg4 Bf7 36. Rb7 Ra1+ 37. Kg2 Ra3 38. Qd4

Rxd3 39. Qxd3 Bg6 40. Qc3 Be4+ 41. f3 Bxc2 42. Qxc2 Rf7 43. Rb4 Rc7 44. Qa4

h6 45. h4 Qf8 46. g4 Rc2+ 47. Qxc2 Qxb4 48. h5 Qb7 49. Qa4 Kf8 50. Kg3 Qc7

51. Qb4+ Kf7 52. f4 a5 53. Qb1 Qe7 54. Qb5 Qa7 55. Kf3 a4 56. f5 a3 57. Qc6

Qe7 58. fxe6+ Qxe6 59. Qb7+ Kg8 60. Qa8+ Kh7 61. Kf4 Qb6 62. Qxa3 Qd4+ 63.

Kf5 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Makarov, M"]

[Black "Shabanov, Y"]

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

[ECO "D46"]

[WhiteElo "2560"]

[BlackElo "2405"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. e4 dxe4 8.

Nxe4 Nxe4 9. Bxe4 O-O 10. O-O h6 11. Bc2 e5 12. Re1 Bb4 13. Bd2 Bxd2 14.

Qxd2 exd4 15. Qxd4 Qb6 16. Qc3 c5 17. Rad1 Nf6 18. Qe5 Bd7 19. Rd6 Qa5 20.

Red1 Rae8 21. Qf4 Re6 22. h3 Qc7 23. Qg3 Rxd6 24. Qxd6 Qxd6 25. Rxd6 Re8

26. Kf1 Kf8 27. a3 Be6 28. b3 Ke7 29. Rd2 a5 30. a4 Rd8 31. Rxd8 Kxd8 32.

Ke2 Kc7 33. Ke3 Ne8 34. Nd2 Nd6 35. g4 g5 36. Ne4 Nxe4 37. Bxe4 Bc8 38. f4

Kd6 39. Kf3 b6 40. Ke3 Bd7 41. Kf3 Ke7 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Balashov, Y"]

[Black "Zakharevich, I"]

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

[ECO "C00"]

[WhiteElo "2530"]

[BlackElo "2485"]



1. e4 e6 2. Qe2 c5 3. b3 Nc6 4. Nf3 d6 5. Bb2 Nf6 6. g3 Be7 7. Bg2 e5 8. c3

Bd7 9. O-O Qc8 10. Na3 O-O 11. Nc2 Re8 12. d3 Bf8 13. Ne3 b5 14. a3 a5

1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Vokarev, S"]

[Black "Rashkovsky, N"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B36"]

[WhiteElo "2310"]

[BlackElo "2530"]



1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 Nc6 6. c4 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 g6

8. Nc3 Bg7 9. Be3 O-O 10. Qd2 Be6 11. Rc1 Nd7 12. Be2 Qa5 13. b3 Rfc8 14.

Nb5 Qxd2+ 15. Kxd2 a5 16. Nd4 Nc5 17. Rc2 Bd7 18. g4 Na6 19. a4 Nc5 20. Rb1

Rf8 21. Rcc1 f5 22. gxf5 gxf5 23. exf5 Bxf5 24. Nxf5 Rxf5 25. Rg1 Kf7 26.

Rg5 Rxg5 27. Bxg5 Bf6 28. Be3 Rg8 29. Bf1 Bg5 30. f4 Bf6 31. Bh3 Rg6 32. f5

Rg8 33. Bxc5 dxc5 34. Rf1 Bd4 35. Rf4 Rg1 36. Rh4 Rb1 37. Rxh7+ Bg7 38. Bg4

Rxb3 39. Bd1 Ra3 40. Rh4 Bc3+ 41. Ke2 Bf6 42. Rh7+ Ke8 43. Bc2 Kd7 44. Rh6

Rc3 45. Bd3 Rb3 46. Bc2 Rc3 47. Bd3 Kd6 48. Rg6 Ra3 49. Bc2 Rh3 50. Rg2 Ke5

51. Kd2 Rh4 52. Bd3 Kd4 53. h3 Rxh3 54. Rg4+ Ke5 55. Re4+ Kd6 56. Re6+ Kd7

57. Rb6 Kc7 58. Re6 Rh1 59. Be2 Bg5+ 60. Kc2 Ra1 61. Kb3 Rb1+ 62. Kc3 Bf6+

63. Kd3 Ra1 64. Ke4 Rxa4 65. Kd5 b6 66. Re3 Ra2 67. Bf3 Rd2+ 68. Ke6 Bg5

69. Ra3 Rd6+ 70. Kf7 Rd4 71. Bd5 Bf6 72. Ke6 Rd1 73. Re3 Rd2 74. Rb3 Re2+

75. Kf7 Bb2 76. Bf3 Rd2 77. Re3 Bf6 78. Bh1 a4 79. Ra3 b5 80. cxb5 Rd4 0-1



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Yemelin, V"]

[Black "Korneev, O"]

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

[ECO "C60"]

[WhiteElo "2460"]

[BlackElo "2565"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nge7 4. c3 d5 5. d3 dxe4 6. dxe4 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1

f6 8. Be3 Bd7 9. Nbd2 O-O-O 10. a4 g5 11. Kc2 h5 12. h4 g4 13. Ne1 f5 14.

Nd3 f4 15. Bc5 Ng6 16. g3 b6 17. Bxf8 Rhxf8 18. Ba6+ Kb8 19. b4 Bc8 20.

Bxc8 Kxc8 21. Rhg1 a5 22. b5 Nce7 23. Nc4 Ng8 24. Ncxe5 Nxe5 25. Nxe5 fxg3

26. fxg3 Rf2+ 27. Kb3 Re8 28. Nc6 Nf6 29. e5 Ne4 30. Kc4 Nd2+ 31. Kd5 Nf3

32. Rge1 Rd2+ 33. Ke4 Nxe1 34. Rxe1 Rg2 35. Kf4 Rf8+ 36. Kg5 Kd7 37. e6+

Kd6 38. e7 Re8 39. Rd1+ Ke6 40. Re1+ Kf7 41. Rf1+ Kg7 42. Rf6 Rxg3 43. Rg6+

Kf7 44. Kxh5 Rxc3 45. Rxg4 Rxc6 46. bxc6 Rxe7 47. Rd4 Re5+ 48. Kg4 Kg6 49.

Rd7 Re4+ 50. Kg3 Rxa4 51. Rxc7 Rc4 52. Rc8 a4 53. c7 Kg7 54. Ra8 Rxc7

1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Varavin, V"]

[Black "Bareev, E"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "C19"]

[WhiteElo "2520"]

[BlackElo "2655"]



1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 b6 8.

a4 Ba6 9. Bb5+ Bxb5 10. axb5 Qd7 11. Rb1 a6 12. dxc5 bxc5 13. Ba3 axb5 14.

Bxc5 O-O 15. Qd3 Rc8 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. O-O Nd7 18. Rxb5 Nc5 19. Qe3 Ne4 20.

Rb3 Qc7 21. Ng5 Ra4 22. Rb4 Rxb4 23. cxb4 Nxg5 24. Qxg5 Qxc2 25. Qe7 h6 26.

b5 Qb2 27. Qb7 Rc5 28. b6 Rb5 29. Qc6 Kh7 30. Qc7 Rxb6 31. Qxf7 Qxe5 32. g3

Qe4 33. h4 e5 34. Rc1 Rf6 35. Qa7 d4 36. Qa2 Qg4 37. Rc7 e4 38. Qb1 d3 39.

Qe1 Qe2 40. Qxe2 dxe2 41. Rc1 Rd6 0-1



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Tiviakov, S"]

[Black "Vasiukov, E"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "C65"]

[WhiteElo "2615"]

[BlackElo "2505"]



1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Qe2 Be7 5. O-O d6 6. d4 exd4 7. Nxd4 Bd7

8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Rd1 O-O 10. Nc3 Re8 11. Qd3 Qb8 12. b3 Qb4 13. Bb2 Bf8 14.

Nde2 Rab8 15. Ng3 Bg4 16. f3 Bc8 17. Nce2 Nd7 18. Qe3 Qb6 19. Bd4 c5 20.

Bc3 Ne5 21. Kh1 f6 22. Nf4 c6 23. Qd2 Qc7 24. Nf5 d5 25. Ng3 d4 26. Ba5 Qf7

27. c3 Rb5 28. cxd4 cxd4 29. a4 Rxb3 30. Qxd4 Nc4 31. Be1 Ne3 32. Rdc1 c5

33. Qd2 Ba6 34. Bf2 Nc4 35. Qe1 g6 36. Nd5 f5 37. Qf1 fxe4 38. Nxe4 Bg7 39.

Nxc5 Rxf3 40. gxf3 Ne3 41. Qh3 Bc8 42. Qg3 Be5 43. Ne4 Nxd5 44. Rxc8 Rxc8

45. Qh3 Rc2 46. Rd1 Nf4 47. Qh6 Ne6 48. Ng5 Qb7 49. Ne4 Rxf2 50. Nxf2 Qxf3+

51. Kg1 Bd4 52. Rxd4 Nxd4 53. Qd2 Qd5 54. Qd3 Nf3+ 55. Kh1 Qxd3 56. Nxd3

Kf7 57. Nb4 Nd4 58. Kg2 Ke6 59. Kg3 a5 60. Nd3 Kd5 61. Kf4 Kc4 62. Ke4 Nf5

63. Ne5+ Kb3 64. Kd5 Kxa4 65. Kc4 Ne3+ 66. Kd3 Nf1 67. Nf3 Kb3 68. Ke2 Nxh2

69. Nxh2 a4 70. Nf3 a3 0-1



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Volzhin, A"]

[Black "Dolmatov, S"]

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

[ECO "E88"]

[WhiteElo "2485"]

[BlackElo "2575"]



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 c6 8. Bd3

cxd5 9. cxd5 Nh5 10. Nge2 f5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. O-O Nd7 13. Rc1 Nc5 14. Bb1

a5 15. f4 e4 16. Kh1 Bd7 17. Nd4 Nf6 18. Ndb5 Qe7 19. h3 Rac8 20. a3 Kh8

21. g3 Rg8 22. Rg1 Bh6 23. Rc2 Rg6 24. Rcg2 Rcg8 25. Nd4 Bf8 26. Nc2 Qg7

27. Bd4 Qh6 28. Ne3 Bg7 29. Rh2 Nh5 30. Ne2 Rf8 31. g4 Nxf4 32. Nxf4 Qxf4

33. Rf1 Qg5 34. h4 Qe7 35. gxf5 Bxd4 36. Qxd4+ Qf6 37. Qxf6+ Rgxf6 38. Rhf2

a4 39. Rf4 Bb5 40. Rd1 h5 41. Rd4 Bd3 42. Bxd3 exd3 43. Kg2 Kg7 44. Rf3

R6f7 45. Nc4 Kf6 46. Nxd6 Ke5 47. Nb5 Rg8+ 48. Kh3 Rxf5 49. Re3+ Kf6 50.

Nd6 Rf1 51. Ne8+ Kf7 1/2-1/2



[Event "ch-RUS"]

[Site "Elista"]

[Date "1996.10.17"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Dreev, A"]

[Black "Galkin, A"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D46"]

[WhiteElo "2645"]

[BlackElo "2425"]



1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bb2 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8.

Nf3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qe2 c5 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. Rc1 Rad8 13. cxd5 exd5 14.

Rfd1 Qb8 15. Qc2 Rfe8 16. Qb1 a6 17. Ne2 Ne4 18. Ng3 Ndf6 19. a4 Bf8 20. a5

Ng4 21. Rf1 Qd6 22. axb6 Qh6 23. Nf5 Qh5 24. h3 Qxf5 25. dxc5 Ngf6 26. c6

Qe6 27. Nd4 Qd6 28. Qa1 Bc8 29. b7 Bxh3 30. gxh3 Re5 31. Nf3 Rf5 32. c7 Re8

33. c8=Q Rxf3 34. b8=Q 1-0