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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Horgen Tournament

Vassily Ivanchuk7/10(+5 -1 =4)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik7/10(+4 -0 =6)[games]
Jaan Yukhanovich Ehlvest6/10(+2 -0 =8)[games]
Nigel Short6/10(+4 -2 =4)[games]
Garry Kasparov5/10(+1 -1 =8)[games]
Boris Gulko4.5/10(+2 -3 =5)[games]
Viktor Korchnoi4.5/10(+3 -4 =3)[games]
Artur Yusupov4.5/10(+0 -1 =9)[games]
Joel Lautier4/10(+1 -3 =6)[games]
Rafael Vaganian3.5/10(+1 -4 =5)[games]
Jan Timman3/10(+0 -4 =6)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Horgen (1995)
The third and final installment of the PCA "Super Classic" chess tournament series was played in Horgen, Switzerland from October 21 to November 2, 1995. The "Credit Suisse Masters", as it was called, was a round robin, Category XVII tournament organized directly after the PCA World Championship. Garry Kasparov had defeated Viswanathan Anand, then joined ten other top rated grandmasters for the final event in the year's series. The complete list of participants included (in order of Elo): Kasparov (2795), Vassily Ivanchuk (2740), Vladimir Kramnik (2730), Artur Yusupov (2680), Nigel Short (2645), Rafael Vaganian (2645), Viktor Korchnoi (2635), Joel Lautier (2635), Jaan Ehlvest (2630), Boris Gulko (2620) and Jan Timman (2590). Nine of the original top ten PCA rated grandmasters who started the series finished it. Anand dropped out of Novgorod and was replaced by Veselin Topalov. Here, Topalov was replaced by Lautier. Korchnoi was added to the competition as a local grandmaster to represent Switzerland. In the surprise of the year, world champion Kasparov finished with an even score, having dropped one game, to tournament co-winner Ivanchuk, as he and Kramnik finished with 7/10, capitalizing on the speculation that both players were strong enough to soon become world champions themselves. Although Kramnik would eventually succeed in this respect, the title continued to elude Ivanchuk. The final standings and crosstable follow:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Pts 01 Ivanchuk * = = 0 1 = 1 1 1 1 = 7.0 02 Kramnik = * = 1 = 1 = = 1 1 = 7.0 03 Ehlvest = = * = = 1 1 = = = = 6.0 04 Short 1 0 = * = 1 0 = = 1 1 6.0 05 Kasparov 0 = = = * = 1 = = = = 5.0 06 Gulko = 0 0 0 = * 1 = = 1 = 4.5 07 Korchnoi 0 = 0 1 0 0 * = 1 = 1 4.5 08 Yusupov 0 = = = = = = * = = = 4.5 09 Lautier 0 0 = = = = 0 = * = 1 4.0 10 Vaganian 0 0 = 0 = 0 = = = * 1 3.5 11 Timman = = = 0 = = 0 = 0 0 * 3.0

Original collection: Game Collection: Horgen 1995, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 55  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ehlvest vs Kasparov  ½-½481995HorgenE60 King's Indian Defense
2. Short vs Ivanchuk 1-0531995HorgenC19 French, Winawer, Advance
3. Yusupov vs Lautier  ½-½321995HorgenA04 Reti Opening
4. Timman vs Vaganian  0-1441995HorgenC18 French, Winawer
5. Gulko vs Korchnoi  1-0311995HorgenA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
6. Lautier vs Short  ½-½331995HorgenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
7. Kramnik vs Ehlvest  ½-½391995HorgenA14 English
8. Korchnoi vs Yusupov  ½-½641995HorgenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Vaganian vs Gulko 0-1541995HorgenA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Kasparov vs Timman ½-½401995HorgenC11 French
11. Timman vs Kramnik ½-½511995HorgenB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
12. Short vs Korchnoi 0-1641995HorgenB56 Sicilian
13. Gulko vs Kasparov  ½-½391995HorgenA26 English
14. Yusupov vs Vaganian  ½-½251995HorgenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Ivanchuk vs Lautier 1-01111995HorgenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. Kramnik vs Gulko 1-0261995HorgenA17 English
17. Kasparov vs Yusupov  ½-½201995HorgenC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
18. Ehlvest vs Timman ½-½111995HorgenC02 French, Advance
19. Vaganian vs Short  0-1641995HorgenE41 Nimzo-Indian
20. Korchnoi vs Ivanchuk 0-1421995HorgenE12 Queen's Indian
21. Gulko vs Ehlvest 0-1311995HorgenA13 English
22. Yusupov vs Kramnik  ½-½271995HorgenD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. Short vs Kasparov ½-½371995HorgenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. Ivanchuk vs Vaganian 1-0271995HorgenC11 French
25. Lautier vs Korchnoi  0-1531995HorgenE17 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-14-14  Maatalkko: I believe this was the worst individual tournament performance of Kasparov's entire career.

It really puts into perspective how dominant he was, that his worst tournament in 28 years of professional chess would be an unremarkable performance for any other player of his generation.

Dec-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <Maatalkko: (This result) really puts into perspective how dominant (Kasparov) was, that his worst tournament in 28 years of professional chess would be an unremarkable performance for any other player of his generation.>

So it does.

Feb-29-16  Howard: To be fair, this event took place shortly after his match with Anand, so he was probably still worn out.

In fact, eight of his games (out of ten) went less than 40 moves.

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