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Hoogovens Tournament

Vladimir Kramnik8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Viswanathan Anand8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Alexey Shirov7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Michael Adams7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Jan Timman7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Anatoly Karpov6.5/13(+2 -2 =9)[games]
Boris Gelfand6.5/13(+2 -2 =9)[games]
Judit Polgar6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Jeroen Piket6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Valery Salov5.5/13(+3 -5 =5)[games]
Friso Nijboer5/13(+1 -4 =8)[games]
Loek van Wely4.5/13(+1 -5 =7)[games]
Paul van der Sterren4/13(+2 -7 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hoogovens (1998)

The 60th Annual Hoogovens Chess Tournament was a Category XVII event held in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands from January 15th to February 1st 1998. 14 top grandmasters, including the reigning FIDE World Champion, competed in a round robin format in the prestigous A event. The participants were (in order of Elo): Vladimir Kramnik (2790), Vishwanathan Anand (2770), Veselin Topalov (2740), Anatoli Karpov (2735), Alexey Shirov (2710), Valery Salov (2680), Boris Gelfand (2675), Michael Adams (2670), Judit Polgar (2670), Jan Timman (2620), Loek Van Wely (2605), Friso Nijboer (2590), Jeroen Piket (2580), and Paul Van der Sterren (2555). Kramnik and Anand tied for first at the end of the tournament, each with 8.5/13, a full point over the rest of the field. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 =1 Kramnik * = 0 1 = = = 1 1 1 = 1 0 1 8 =1 Anand = * = = = 1 = = 0 = 1 1 1 1 8 =3 Shirov 1 = * 1 1 = = = 0 1 0 = = = 7 =3 Adams 0 = 0 * 0 1 = = = = 1 1 1 1 7 =3 Timman = = 0 1 * = = = = = 1 = = 1 7 =6 Topalov = 0 = 0 = * 1 = = 0 1 = 1 = 6 =6 Karpov = = = = = 0 * = 1 = 0 = = 1 6 =6 Gelfand 0 = = = = = = * 1 = 0 = 1 = 6 =6 Polgar 0 1 1 = = = 0 0 * = = = = 1 6 =6 Piket 0 = 0 = = 1 = = = * = 0 1 1 6 11 Salov = 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 = = * = = 0 5 12 Nijboer 0 0 = 0 = = = 0 = 1 = * = = 5 13 Van Wely 1 0 = 0 = 0 = = = 0 = = * 0 4 14 Van der Sterren 0 0 = 0 0 = 0 = 0 0 1 = 1 * 4

Original collection: Game Collection: Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1998, by User: suenteus po 147.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Adams vs P Van der Sterren  1-0491998HoogovensC47 Four Knights
2. Shirov vs Topalov  ½-½381998HoogovensA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
3. Kramnik vs Piket 1-0481998HoogovensD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Timman vs Anand ½-½191998HoogovensB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
5. Nijboer vs Karpov ½-½391998HoogovensC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Gelfand vs Judit Polgar  1-0701998HoogovensE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
7. Van Wely vs Salov  ½-½621998HoogovensA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
8. P Van der Sterren vs Gelfand  ½-½311998HoogovensE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. Judit Polgar vs Shirov 1-0401998HoogovensB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
10. Topalov vs Timman  ½-½421998HoogovensD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. Piket vs Salov  ½-½661998HoogovensA30 English, Symmetrical
12. Anand vs Van Wely 1-0421998HoogovensA30 English, Symmetrical
13. Karpov vs Adams ½-½331998HoogovensA30 English, Symmetrical
14. Kramnik vs Nijboer 1-0291998HoogovensE97 King's Indian
15. Shirov vs P Van der Sterren  ½-½611998HoogovensC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
16. Van Wely vs Topalov 0-1481998HoogovensA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
17. Gelfand vs Karpov  ½-½421998HoogovensD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Timman vs Judit Polgar  ½-½341998HoogovensB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
19. Nijboer vs Piket 1-0361998HoogovensC78 Ruy Lopez
20. Adams vs Kramnik 0-1291998HoogovensB56 Sicilian
21. Salov vs Anand 0-1481998HoogovensD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. P Van der Sterren vs Timman  0-1291998HoogovensD97 Grunfeld, Russian
23. Nijboer vs Adams 0-1381998HoogovensC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. Piket vs Anand  ½-½181998HoogovensD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Karpov vs Shirov ½-½451998HoogovensE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
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