|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 27
|1. Huebner vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|2. Yusupov vs Short
|| ||½-½||22||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|3. Judit Polgar vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|4. Anand vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||24||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B33 Sicilian|
|5. Huebner vs Karpov
|| ||½-½||35||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|6. Gelfand vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||43||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E92 King's Indian|
|7. Ivanchuk vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||51||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|8. Karpov vs Judit Polgar
|| ||½-½||13||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|9. Anand vs Huebner
||½-½||60||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|10. Short vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||25||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|11. Yusupov vs Ivanchuk
|| ||½-½||40||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|12. Huebner vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||16||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|13. Topalov vs Short
|| ||½-½||43||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|14. Judit Polgar vs Anand
|| ||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|15. Gelfand vs Karpov
||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E12 Queen's Indian|
|16. Anand vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||46||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E97 King's Indian|
|17. Karpov vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||36||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|18. Yusupov vs Huebner
|| ||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System|
|19. Gelfand vs Kramnik
||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D55 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. Kramnik vs Topalov
||½-½||36||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E97 King's Indian|
|21. Huebner vs Judit Polgar
|| ||½-½||48||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|22. Ivanchuk vs Karpov
||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|23. Yusupov vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||78||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E73 King's Indian|
|24. Short vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||26||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B33 Sicilian|
|25. Karpov vs Anand
||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
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