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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Dortmund Sparkassen Tournament

Vladimir Kramnik6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Viswanathan Anand5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Vassily Ivanchuk5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Veselin Topalov5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Judit Polgar4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Anatoly Karpov4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Boris Gelfand4/9(+0 -1 =8)[games]
Nigel Short4/9(+2 -3 =4)[games]
Robert Huebner3.5/9(+0 -2 =7)[games]
Artur Yusupov3/9(+1 -4 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
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:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Kramnik * = 1 = 1 1 = = = 1 6 2 Anand = * 1 0 = = = 1 = 1 5 =3 Ivanchuk 0 0 * = = = 1 1 1 = 5 =3 Topalov = 1 = * 0 = = = = 1 5 5 Polgar 0 = = 1 * = = 1 = 0 4 =6 Karpov 0 = = = = * = 0 = 1 4 =6 Gelfand = = 0 = = = * = = = 4 =6 Short = 0 0 = 0 1 = * 1 = 4 9 Huebner = = 0 = = = = 0 * = 3 10 Yusupov 0 0 = 0 1 0 = = = * 3

Category: XVIII (2700). Chief arbiter: Lothar Schmid

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAb...

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Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund 1997, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Huebner vs Topalov  ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
2. Yusupov vs Short  ½-½221997Dortmund SparkassenD05 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Judit Polgar vs Gelfand  ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
4. Anand vs Kramnik  ½-½241997Dortmund SparkassenB33 Sicilian
5. Huebner vs Karpov  ½-½351997Dortmund SparkassenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
6. Gelfand vs Topalov  ½-½431997Dortmund SparkassenE92 King's Indian
7. Ivanchuk vs Topalov  ½-½511997Dortmund SparkassenB23 Sicilian, Closed
8. Karpov vs Judit Polgar  ½-½131997Dortmund SparkassenD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
9. Anand vs Huebner ½-½601997Dortmund SparkassenD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Short vs Gelfand  ½-½251997Dortmund SparkassenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Yusupov vs Ivanchuk  ½-½401997Dortmund SparkassenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. Huebner vs Kramnik  ½-½161997Dortmund SparkassenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Topalov vs Short  ½-½431997Dortmund SparkassenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
14. Judit Polgar vs Anand  ½-½201997Dortmund SparkassenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
15. Gelfand vs Karpov ½-½201997Dortmund SparkassenE12 Queen's Indian
16. Anand vs Gelfand  ½-½461997Dortmund SparkassenE97 King's Indian
17. Karpov vs Topalov  ½-½361997Dortmund SparkassenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
18. Yusupov vs Huebner  ½-½201997Dortmund SparkassenE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
19. Gelfand vs Kramnik ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Kramnik vs Topalov ½-½361997Dortmund SparkassenE97 King's Indian
21. Huebner vs Judit Polgar  ½-½481997Dortmund SparkassenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
22. Ivanchuk vs Karpov ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
23. Yusupov vs Gelfand  ½-½781997Dortmund SparkassenE73 King's Indian
24. Short vs Kramnik  ½-½261997Dortmund SparkassenB33 Sicilian
25. Karpov vs Anand ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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