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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Linares Tournament

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

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
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!

1 Anand ** 1 0 1 1 1 7 2 Shirov 0 ** 1 10 10 11 7 =3 Kasparov 1 ** 6 =3 Kramnik 0 ** 1 1 6 5 Svidler 0 01 0 ** 10 1 5 6 Ivanchuk 0 01 01 ** 0 5 7 Topalov 0 00 0 0 1 ** 4

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

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shirov vs Anand 0-1551998LinaresB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. Svidler vs Kasparov ½-½521998LinaresB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. Kramnik vs Ivanchuk  ½-½581998LinaresD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Anand vs Svidler 1-0421998LinaresB06 Robatsch
5. Topalov vs Kramnik 0-1481998LinaresD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
6. Ivanchuk vs Shirov 0-1301998LinaresC53 Giuoco Piano
7. Shirov vs Topalov 1-0341998LinaresB42 Sicilian, Kan
8. Kasparov vs Anand 1-0351998LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
9. Svidler vs Ivanchuk  1-0491998LinaresB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. Ivanchuk vs Kasparov  ½-½501998LinaresD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
11. Topalov vs Svidler ½-½421998LinaresD85 Grunfeld
12. Kramnik vs Shirov ½-½461998LinaresE97 King's Indian
13. Kasparov vs Topalov  ½-½221998LinaresB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
14. Svidler vs Kramnik  ½-½301998LinaresB33 Sicilian
15. Anand vs Ivanchuk  ½-½251998LinaresB50 Sicilian
16. Topalov vs Anand  ½-½401998LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
17. Kramnik vs Kasparov ½-½261998LinaresA34 English, Symmetrical
18. Shirov vs Svidler 1-0281998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Ivanchuk vs Topalov 0-1521998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. Anand vs Kramnik ½-½281998LinaresB33 Sicilian
21. Kasparov vs Shirov ½-½221998LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
22. Kasparov vs Svidler  ½-½641998LinaresC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. Anand vs Shirov  ½-½441998LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
24. Ivanchuk vs Kramnik ½-½741998LinaresB57 Sicilian
25. Shirov vs Ivanchuk 0-1471998LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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  Marmot PFL: What's up with all the short Kasparov draws?
May-06-17  paavoh: He was already training for the Kasparov-Kramnik match in 2000.
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