|9th Euwe Memorial (1995)|
The ninth Max Euwe Memorial Chess Tournament was organized by the Verenigde Spaarbank (VSB) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from May 12th to the 18th, 1995. Following the format of previous editions of the tournament, four of the world's top grandmasters, including the World Champion, were invited to participate in the double round robin event. They were (in order of Elo): Garry Kasparov (2805), Jeroen Piket (2670), Joel Lautier (2655), and Veselin Topalov (2630). The average rating of the players ranked this event as a Category XVIII tournament. In shocker ending, Kasparov did not finish first even though he scored more wins than any of the other three players. Two surprise losses devastated him and kept him from winning his second consecutive Euwe Memorial. Instead it was Lautier who finished clear first having completed the tournament undefeated with wins over Kasparov and Piket. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:
The 8th Euwe Memorial (1994) and 10th Euwe Memorial (1996) were the previous and next tournaments in the series.
1 Lautier ** ½1 ½½ 1½ 4
2 Kasparov ½0 ** 11 10 3½
3 Topalov ½½ 00 ** 1½ 2½
4 Piket 0½ 01 0½ ** 2
Original collection: Game Collection: Amsterdam VSB 1995, by User: suenteus po 147.
| page 1 of 1; 12 games
|1. Lautier vs Kasparov
||9th Euwe Memorial||E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack|
|2. Topalov vs Piket
||9th Euwe Memorial||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|3. Kasparov vs Piket
||9th Euwe Memorial||C51 Evans Gambit|
|4. Lautier vs Topalov
||9th Euwe Memorial||A36 English|
|5. Topalov vs Kasparov
||9th Euwe Memorial||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|6. Piket vs Lautier
||9th Euwe Memorial||D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|7. Piket vs Topalov
||9th Euwe Memorial||A58 Benko Gambit|
|8. Kasparov vs Lautier
||9th Euwe Memorial||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|9. Lautier vs Piket
||9th Euwe Memorial||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|10. Kasparov vs Topalov
||9th Euwe Memorial||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|11. Piket vs Kasparov
||9th Euwe Memorial||D97 Grunfeld, Russian|
|12. Topalov vs Lautier
||9th Euwe Memorial||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation||
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