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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: Veselin Topalov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Topalov vs Kramnik 0-1481998LinaresD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
2. Shirov vs Topalov 1-0341998LinaresB42 Sicilian, Kan
3. Topalov vs Svidler ½-½421998LinaresD85 Grunfeld
4. Kasparov vs Topalov  ½-½221998LinaresB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. Topalov vs Anand  ½-½401998LinaresB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
6. Ivanchuk vs Topalov 0-1521998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Kramnik vs Topalov ½-½551998LinaresA34 English, Symmetrical
8. Topalov vs Shirov 0-1531998LinaresD85 Grunfeld
9. Svidler vs Topalov 1-0671998LinaresC67 Ruy Lopez
10. Topalov vs Kasparov ½-½191998LinaresD85 Grunfeld
11. Anand vs Topalov 1-0781998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. Topalov vs Ivanchuk  ½-½411998LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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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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