chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Madrid Tournament

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

Chessgames.com Historical Chess Event
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:

01 Shirov 6.5/9 * 0 = = 1 = 1 1 1 1 02 Topalov 6.5/9 1 * = = 1 = 1 = 1 = 03 Beliavsky 5.5/9 = = * = = = 1 0 1 1 04 Akopian 5.5/9 = = = * = = 0 1 1 1 05 Polgar 4.5/9 0 0 = = * 0 = 1 1 1 06 Illescas-Cordoba 4.5/9 = = = = 1 * = = 0 = 07 Short 4.5/9 0 0 0 1 = = * = 1 1 08 Salov 3.5/9 0 = 1 0 0 = = * = = 09 Piket 2.5/9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 = * 1 10 San Segundo-Carrillo 1.5/9 0 = 0 0 0 = 0 = 0 *

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

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Akopian vs Illescas Cordoba  ½-½65 1997 MadridA06 Reti Opening
2. Salov vs Topalov  ½-½41 1997 MadridE29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. Shirov vs Judit Polgar 1-036 1997 MadridB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. Beliavsky vs Piket 1-051 1997 MadridD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Short vs P San Segundo Carrillo  1-051 1997 MadridB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
6. Topalov vs Short 1-069 1997 MadridC87 Ruy Lopez
7. P San Segundo Carrillo vs Shirov 0-121 1997 MadridE60 King's Indian Defense
8. Beliavsky vs Akopian  ½-½44 1997 MadridE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
9. Illescas Cordoba vs Salov ½-½65 1997 MadridC60 Ruy Lopez
10. Piket vs Judit Polgar 0-130 1997 MadridD85 Grunfeld
11. Short vs Illescas Cordoba ½-½64 1997 MadridB33 Sicilian
12. Shirov vs Topalov 0-182 1997 MadridC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
13. Akopian vs Piket  1-037 1997 MadridA13 English
14. Judit Polgar vs P San Segundo Carrillo  1-038 1997 MadridB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
15. Salov vs Beliavsky  1-051 1997 MadridA28 English
16. Akopian vs Salov  1-055 1997 MadridA14 English
17. Illescas Cordoba vs Shirov  ½-½36 1997 MadridC78 Ruy Lopez
18. Piket vs P San Segundo Carrillo  1-044 1997 MadridD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Topalov vs Judit Polgar 1-045 1997 MadridD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
20. Beliavsky vs Short 1-038 1997 MadridE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
21. Shirov vs Beliavsky  ½-½46 1997 MadridB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
22. Salov vs Piket ½-½54 1997 MadridD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
23. Short vs Akopian 1-047 1997 MadridC34 King's Gambit Accepted
24. Judit Polgar vs Illescas Cordoba 0-148 1997 MadridC78 Ruy Lopez
25. P San Segundo Carrillo vs Topalov  ½-½44 1997 MadridE97 King's Indian
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  
 

Kibitzer's Corner
 
There is no kibitzing for this page, yet.
 
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other users.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2014, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies