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Novgorod Tournament

Garry Kasparov6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik6/10(+3 -1 =6)[games]
Nigel Short5/10(+4 -4 =2)[games]
Evgeny Ilgizovich Bareev4.5/10(+1 -2 =7)[games]
Veselin Topalov4/10(+2 -4 =4)[games]
Boris Gelfand4/10(+2 -4 =4)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Novgorod (1997)

The fourth and final of a series of international tournaments held in Novgorod, Russia was conducted from June 10th to the 23rd, 1997. Six top grandmasters participated in the double round robin event, including the World Champion. The participants were (in order of Elo): Garry Kasparov (2795), Vladimir Kramnik (2740), Veselin Topalov (2725), Boris Gelfand (2700), Nigel Short (2690), and Evgeny Bareev (2665). The ratings of the players made this event the second consecutive one at Novgorod to be rated Category XIX. Kasparov had won back in 1995, and shared first with Ivanchuk in 1994, so it's appropriate that the final edition of "Lord Novgorod the Great", as the tournament was dubbed, would be won by the mighty Gazza. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 Kasparov ** 0 1 1 11 6 2 Kramnik 1 ** 10 1 6 3 Short 0 01 ** 0 01 11 5 4 Bareev 0 1 ** 0 4 =5 Topalov 0 10 1 ** 00 4 =5 Gelfand 00 00 11 ** 4

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

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Topalov vs Kasparov ½-½291997NovgorodB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. Bareev vs Kramnik  ½-½231997NovgorodE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. Gelfand vs Kramnik ½-½171997NovgorodD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Bareev vs Gelfand  ½-½301997NovgorodE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
5. Short vs Bareev ½-½241997NovgorodC02 French, Advance
6. Topalov vs Kramnik ½-½211997NovgorodB57 Sicilian
7. Kramnik vs Bareev  ½-½301997NovgorodA04 Reti Opening
8. Kasparov vs Topalov  ½-½301997NovgorodC78 Ruy Lopez
9. Bareev vs Kasparov ½-½421997NovgorodD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Kasparov vs Kramnik ½-½411997NovgorodB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
11. Gelfand vs Bareev ½-½1001997NovgorodD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Bareev vs Topalov ½-½171997NovgorodE97 King's Indian
13. Kramnik vs Gelfand ½-½761997NovgorodD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Short vs Kasparov ½-½251997NovgorodB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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