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🏆 Linares (1998) Chess Event Description
The 15th Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Ciudad de Linares was held from February 22nd to March 9th in Linares. Seven of the world's top players competed in a double round robin format (14 rounds, one bye each round). They were: World Champion Garry Kasparov (Elo ranked #1 in the world), Vladimir Kramnik (#2), Vishwanathan Anand (#3), Veselin Topalov (#4), Vassily Ivanchuk (#4), Alexei Shirov (#8), and Peter Svidler (#9). As usual, Kasparov was assisted by ... [more]

Player: Viswanathan Anand

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shirov vs Anand 0-1551998LinaresB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. Anand vs Svidler 1-0421998LinaresB06 Robatsch
3. Kasparov vs Anand 1-0351998LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
4. Anand vs Ivanchuk  ½-½251998LinaresB50 Sicilian
5. Topalov vs Anand  ½-½401998LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
6. Anand vs Kramnik ½-½281998LinaresB33 Sicilian
7. Anand vs Shirov  ½-½441998LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
8. Svidler vs Anand  ½-½441998LinaresB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
9. Anand vs Kasparov ½-½241998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. Ivanchuk vs Anand 0-1271998LinaresB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
11. Anand vs Topalov 1-0781998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. Kramnik vs Anand ½-½341998LinaresA17 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-22-14  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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