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Dortmund Sparkassen Tournament

Vladimir Kramnik6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Viswanathan Anand5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Vassily Ivanchuk5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Veselin Topalov5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Judit Polgar4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Anatoly Karpov4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Boris Gelfand4/9(+0 -1 =8)[games]
Nigel Short4/9(+2 -3 =4)[games]
Robert Huebner3.5/9(+0 -2 =7)[games]
Artur Yusupov3/9(+1 -4 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Dortmund Sparkassen (1997)

The 25th Dortmund International Chess Tournament held from July 4th to July 13th, 1997 was a Category XVIII event. Ten players, including the reigning FIDE World Champion, competed in a round robin format. The participants were (in order of Elo): Vladimir Kramnik (2770), Vishwanathan Anand (2765), Anatoli Karpov (2745), Veselin Topalov (2745), Vassily Ivanchuk (2725), Boris Gelfand (2695), Judit Polgar (2670), Nigel Short (2660), Artur Yusupov (2640), and local favorite Robert Huebner (2580). Kramnik's third Dortmund win in a row, it was the second time he shared the trophy with no one, scoring 6.5/9 undefeated and winning a full point ahead of second place Anand. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Kramnik * = 1 = 1 1 = = = 1 6 2 Anand = * 1 0 = = = 1 = 1 5 =3 Ivanchuk 0 0 * = = = 1 1 1 = 5 =3 Topalov = 1 = * 0 = = = = 1 5 5 Polgar 0 = = 1 * = = 1 = 0 4 =6 Karpov 0 = = = = * = 0 = 1 4 =6 Gelfand = = 0 = = = * = = = 4 =6 Short = 0 0 = 0 1 = * 1 = 4 9 Huebner = = 0 = = = = 0 * = 3 10 Yusupov 0 0 = 0 1 0 = = = * 3

Category: XVIII (2700). Chief arbiter: Lothar Schmid

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAb...

Previous: Dortmund Sparkassen (1996). Next: Dortmund Sparkassen (1998)

Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund 1997, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 2 of 2; games 26-27 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. Judit Polgar vs Ivanchuk ½-½371997Dortmund SparkassenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
27. Gelfand vs Huebner  ½-½281997Dortmund SparkassenD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
 page 2 of 2; games 26-27 of 27  PGN Download
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