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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Linares Tournament

Viswanathan Anand7.5/12(+4 -1 =7)[view games]
Alexey Shirov7/12(+5 -3 =4)[view games]
Vladimir Kramnik6.5/12(+2 -1 =9)[view games]
Garry Kasparov6.5/12(+1 -0 =11)[view games]
Peter Svidler5.5/12(+3 -4 =5)[view games]
Vassily Ivanchuk5/12(+2 -4 =6)[view games]
Veselin Topalov4/12(+1 -5 =6)[view games]

Chessgames.com Historical Chess Event
Linares (1998)
The 15th annual Linares Super Tournament, held from February 21st to March 10th, 1998 was a category XXI event. Seven of the world's top players, including the World Champion, competed in a double round robin format. The participants were (in order of ELO): Garry Kasparov (2825), Vladimir Kramnik (2790), Vishwanathan Anand (2770), Veselin Topalov (2740), Vassily Ivanchuk (2740), Alexei Shirov (2710), and Peter Svidler (2690). Anand won clear first with a performance rating of 2840! The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 Anand 7.5/12 ** 1 0 1 1 1 2 Shirov 7.0/12 0 ** 1 10 10 11 3 Kasparov 6.5/12 1 ** 4 Kramnik 6.5/12 0 ** 1 1 5 Svidler 5.5/12 0 01 0 ** 10 1 6 Ivanchuk 5.0/12 0 01 01 ** 0 7 Topalov 4.0/12 0 00 0 0 1 **

Original collection: Game Collection: Linares 1998, by User: suenteus po 147

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Shirov vs Anand 0-155 1998 LinaresB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. Svidler vs Kasparov ½-½52 1998 LinaresB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. Kramnik vs Ivanchuk  ½-½58 1998 LinaresD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Anand vs Svidler 1-042 1998 LinaresB06 Robatsch
5. Topalov vs Kramnik 0-148 1998 LinaresD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
6. Ivanchuk vs Shirov 0-130 1998 LinaresC53 Giuoco Piano
7. Shirov vs Topalov 1-034 1998 LinaresB42 Sicilian, Kan
8. Kasparov vs Anand 1-035 1998 LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
9. Svidler vs Ivanchuk  1-049 1998 LinaresB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. Ivanchuk vs Kasparov  ½-½50 1998 LinaresD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
11. Topalov vs Svidler ½-½42 1998 LinaresD85 Grunfeld
12. Kramnik vs Shirov ½-½46 1998 LinaresE97 King's Indian
13. Kasparov vs Topalov  ½-½22 1998 LinaresB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
14. Svidler vs Kramnik  ½-½30 1998 LinaresB33 Sicilian
15. Anand vs Ivanchuk  ½-½25 1998 LinaresB50 Sicilian
16. Topalov vs Anand  ½-½40 1998 LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
17. Kramnik vs Kasparov ½-½26 1998 LinaresA34 English, Symmetrical
18. Shirov vs Svidler 1-028 1998 LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Ivanchuk vs Topalov 0-152 1998 LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. Anand vs Kramnik ½-½28 1998 LinaresB33 Sicilian
21. Kasparov vs Shirov ½-½22 1998 LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
22. Kasparov vs Svidler  ½-½64 1998 LinaresC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. Anand vs Shirov  ½-½44 1998 LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
24. Ivanchuk vs Kramnik ½-½74 1998 LinaresB57 Sicilian
25. Shirov vs Ivanchuk 0-147 1998 LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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