|Las Palmas (1994)|
The Las Palmas Chess Tournament held from May 21st to June 2nd, 1994 was a Category XVII event. Ten players, including the reigning FIDE World Champion, competed in a round robin format. The participants were (in order of Elo): Anatoli Karpov (2740), Alexey Shirov (2715), Gata Kamsky (2695), Vladimir Epishin (2675), Michael Adams (2660), Veselin Topalov (2640), Judit Polgar (2630), Joel Lautier (2625), Ivan Morovic-Fernandez (2605), and local Spanish favorite Miguel Illescas Cordoba (2590). It was to be Kamsky's finest hour at a top tournament, winning clear first with 6.5/9 undefeated, a half point over Karpov. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:
This collection would not be possible without the efforts of WMD, to whom I am indebted.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
01 Kamsky * = = 1 = 1 1 = = 1 6½
02 Karpov = * = 0 1 1 = = 1 1 6
03 Topalov = = * = 1 = = 1 = = 5½
04 Lautier 0 1 = * 0 1 1 0 1 1 5½
05 Polgar = 0 0 1 * 0 0 1 1 1 4½
06 Adams 0 0 = 0 1 * = 1 0 1 4
07 Morovic 0 = = 0 1 = * = 0 1 4
08 Illescas = = = 1 0 0 = * = = 4
09 Shirov = 0 0 0 0 1 1 = * = 3½
10 Epishin 0 0 = 0 0 0 0 = = * 1½
Original collection: Game Collection: Las Palmas 1994, by User: suenteus po 147.
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|1. Kamsky vs Adams
||1-0||31||1994||Las Palmas||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|2. Karpov vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||29||1994||Las Palmas||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|3. I E Morovic-Fernandez vs Epishin
|| ||1-0||60||1994||Las Palmas||E12 Queen's Indian|
|4. Lautier vs Shirov
|| ||1-0||58||1994||Las Palmas||A21 English|
|5. Illescas Cordoba vs Judit Polgar
|| ||0-1||85||1994||Las Palmas||A48 King's Indian|
|6. Topalov vs Kamsky
||½-½||34||1994||Las Palmas||E12 Queen's Indian|
|7. Shirov vs Karpov
||0-1||38||1994||Las Palmas||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|8. Adams vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||1-0||42||1994||Las Palmas||C02 French, Advance|
|9. Epishin vs Judit Polgar
|| ||0-1||69||1994||Las Palmas||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|10. I E Morovic-Fernandez vs Lautier
||0-1||27||1994||Las Palmas||D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|11. Illescas Cordoba vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||43||1994||Las Palmas||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|12. Kamsky vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||40||1994||Las Palmas||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|13. Karpov vs I E Morovic-Fernandez
|| ||½-½||38||1994||Las Palmas||D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|14. Lautier vs Epishin
|| ||1-0||54||1994||Las Palmas||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|15. Judit Polgar vs Adams
||0-1||31||1994||Las Palmas||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|16. Lautier vs Karpov
||1-0||31||1994||Las Palmas||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|17. Epishin vs Adams
|| ||0-1||66||1994||Las Palmas||B08 Pirc, Classical|
|18. I E Morovic-Fernandez vs Kamsky
||0-1||37||1994||Las Palmas||E92 King's Indian|
|19. Shirov vs Illescas Cordoba
|| ||½-½||25||1994||Las Palmas||B33 Sicilian|
|20. Topalov vs Judit Polgar
||1-0||44||1994||Las Palmas||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|21. Adams vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||63||1994||Las Palmas||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|22. Illescas Cordoba vs I E Morovic-Fernandez
|| ||½-½||27||1994||Las Palmas||E15 Queen's Indian|
|23. Judit Polgar vs Shirov
||1-0||35||1994||Las Palmas||B53 Sicilian|
|24. Karpov vs Epishin
|| ||1-0||41||1994||Las Palmas||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|25. Kamsky vs Lautier
|| ||1-0||57||1994||Las Palmas||C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O|
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