|Dortmund Sparkassen (1997)|
The 25th Dortmund International Chess Tournament held from July 4th to July 13th, 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:
Category: XVIII (2700). Chief arbiter: Lothar Schmid
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
Previous: Dortmund Sparkassen (1996). Next: Dortmund Sparkassen (1998)
Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund 1997, by User: suenteus po 147.
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45
|1. Anand vs Ivanchuk
||1-0||50||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||C19 French, Winawer, Advance|
|2. Yusupov vs Short
|| ||½-½||22||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|3. Huebner vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|4. Judit Polgar vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|5. Kramnik vs Karpov
||1-0||39||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A14 English|
|6. Ivanchuk vs Gelfand
||1-0||49||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|7. Short vs Huebner
||1-0||51||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||C52 Evans Gambit|
|8. Topalov vs Judit Polgar
||0-1||38||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A16 English|
|9. Karpov vs Yusupov
||1-0||63||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D56 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|10. Anand vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||24||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B33 Sicilian|
|11. Yusupov vs Anand
||0-1||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|12. Huebner vs Karpov
|| ||½-½||35||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|13. Judit Polgar vs Short
||1-0||39||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B40 Sicilian|
|14. Kramnik vs Ivanchuk
||1-0||19||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|15. Gelfand vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||43||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E92 King's Indian|
|16. Anand vs Huebner
||½-½||60||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|17. Kramnik vs Yusupov
||1-0||44||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|18. Short vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||25||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|19. Ivanchuk vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||51||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|20. Karpov vs Judit Polgar
|| ||½-½||13||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|21. Topalov vs Short
|| ||½-½||43||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|22. Yusupov vs Ivanchuk
|| ||½-½||40||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|23. Judit Polgar vs Anand
|| ||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|24. Huebner vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||16||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|25. Gelfand vs Karpov
||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E12 Queen's Indian|
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