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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Madrid Tournament

Alexey Shirov6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Veselin Topalov6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Alexander Beliavsky5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Vladimir Akopian5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Judit Polgar4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Miguel Illescas Cordoba4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Nigel Short4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Valery Salov3.5/9(+1 -3 =5)[games]
Jeroen Piket2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[games]
Pablo San Segundo Carrillo1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Madrid (1997)

The 6th Torneo Magistral held from May 20th to June 1st, 1997 in Madrid, Spain was a Category XVII event. Ten grandmasters competed in a round robin format. The participants were (in order of Elo): Veselin Topalov (2725), Alexey Shirov (2690), Nigel Short (2690), Alexander Beliavsky (2665), Valery Salov (2665), Vladimir Akopian (2655), Judit Polgar (2645), Jeroen Piket (2640), Miguel Illescas Cordoba (2635), and Pablo San Segundo Carrillo (2505). One of Shirov's best tournaments, he shared first with Topalov at 6.5/9. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 =1 Shirov * 0 = = 1 = 1 1 1 1 6 =1 Topalov 1 * = = 1 = 1 = 1 = 6 =3 Beliavsky = = * = = = 1 0 1 1 5 =3 Akopian = = = * = = 0 1 1 1 5 =5 Polgar 0 0 = = * 0 = 1 1 1 4 =5 Illescas = = = = 1 * = = 0 = 4 =5 Short 0 0 0 1 = = * = 1 1 4 8 Salov 0 = 1 0 0 = = * = = 3 9 Piket 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 = * 1 2 10 San Segundo 0 = 0 0 0 = 0 = 0 * 1

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

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Akopian vs Illescas Cordoba  ½-½651997MadridA06 Reti Opening
2. Salov vs Topalov  ½-½411997MadridE29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. Shirov vs Judit Polgar 1-0361997MadridB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. Beliavsky vs Piket 1-0511997MadridD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Short vs P San Segundo Carrillo  1-0511997MadridB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
6. Topalov vs Short 1-0691997MadridC87 Ruy Lopez
7. P San Segundo Carrillo vs Shirov 0-1211997MadridE60 King's Indian Defense
8. Beliavsky vs Akopian  ½-½441997MadridE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. Illescas Cordoba vs Salov ½-½651997MadridC60 Ruy Lopez
10. Piket vs Judit Polgar 0-1301997MadridD85 Grunfeld
11. Short vs Illescas Cordoba ½-½641997MadridB33 Sicilian
12. Shirov vs Topalov 0-1821997MadridC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
13. Akopian vs Piket  1-0371997MadridA13 English
14. Judit Polgar vs P San Segundo Carrillo  1-0381997MadridB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
15. Salov vs Beliavsky 1-0511997MadridA28 English
16. Akopian vs Salov  1-0551997MadridA14 English
17. Illescas Cordoba vs Shirov  ½-½361997MadridC78 Ruy Lopez
18. Piket vs P San Segundo Carrillo  1-0441997MadridD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Topalov vs Judit Polgar 1-0451997MadridD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
20. Beliavsky vs Short 1-0381997MadridE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
21. Shirov vs Beliavsky  ½-½461997MadridB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
22. Salov vs Piket ½-½541997MadridD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
23. Short vs Akopian 1-0471997MadridC34 King's Gambit Accepted
24. Judit Polgar vs Illescas Cordoba 0-1481997MadridC78 Ruy Lopez
25. P San Segundo Carrillo vs Topalov  ½-½441997MadridE97 King's Indian
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