The Dortmund International Chess Tournament held from July 3rd to July 14th, 1997 was a Category XVIII event. Ten players, including the reigning FIDE World Champion, competed in a round robin format. The participants were (in order of Elo): Vladimir Kramnik (2770), Vishwanathan Anand (2765), Anatoli Karpov (2745), Veselin Topalov (2745), Vassily Ivanchuk (2725), Boris Gelfand (2695), Judit Polgar (2670), Nigel Short (2660), Artur Yusupov (2640), and local favorite Robert Huebner (2580). Kramnik's third Dortmund win in a row, it was the second time he shared the trophy with no one, scoring 6.5/9 undefeated and winning a full point ahead of second place Anand. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:
Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund 1997, by User: suenteus po 147.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1 Kramnik * = 1 = 1 1 = = = 1 6½
2 Anand = * 1 0 = = = 1 = 1 5½
=3 Ivanchuk 0 0 * = = = 1 1 1 = 5
=3 Topalov = 1 = * 0 = = = = 1 5
5 Polgar 0 = = 1 * = = 1 = 0 4½
=6 Karpov 0 = = = = * = 0 = 1 4
=6 Gelfand = = 0 = = = * = = = 4
=6 Short = 0 0 = 0 1 = * 1 = 4
9 Huebner = = 0 = = = = 0 * = 3½
10 Yusupov 0 0 = 0 1 0 = = = * 3
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|1. Anand vs Ivanchuk
||1-0||50||1997||Dortmund||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
|2. Yusupov vs Short
|| ||½-½||22||1997||Dortmund||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|3. Huebner vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|4. Judit Polgar vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|5. Kramnik vs Karpov
|6. Ivanchuk vs Gelfand
||1-0||49||1997||Dortmund||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|7. Short vs Huebner
||1-0||51||1997||Dortmund||C52 Evans Gambit|
|8. Topalov vs Judit Polgar
|9. Karpov vs Yusupov
||1-0||63||1997||Dortmund||D56 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|10. Anand vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||24||1997||Dortmund||B33 Sicilian|
|11. Yusupov vs Anand
||0-1||32||1997||Dortmund||D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|12. Huebner vs Karpov
|| ||½-½||35||1997||Dortmund||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|13. Judit Polgar vs Short
|14. Kramnik vs Ivanchuk
||1-0||19||1997||Dortmund||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|15. Gelfand vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||43||1997||Dortmund||E92 King's Indian|
|16. Anand vs Huebner
||½-½||60||1997||Dortmund||D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|17. Kramnik vs Yusupov
||1-0||44||1997||Dortmund||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|18. Short vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||25||1997||Dortmund||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|19. Ivanchuk vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||51||1997||Dortmund||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|20. Karpov vs Judit Polgar
|| ||½-½||13||1997||Dortmund||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|21. Topalov vs Short
|| ||½-½||43||1997||Dortmund||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|22. Yusupov vs Ivanchuk
|| ||½-½||40||1997||Dortmund||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|23. Judit Polgar vs Anand
|| ||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|24. Huebner vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||16||1997||Dortmund||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|25. Gelfand vs Karpov
||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund||E12 Queen's Indian|
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