|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:
Category: XVIII (2700). Chief arbiter: Lothar Schmid
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1 Kramnik * = 1 = 1 1 = = = 1 6½
2 Anand = * 1 0 = = = 1 = 1 5½
=3 Ivanchuk 0 0 * = = = 1 1 1 = 5
=3 Topalov = 1 = * 0 = = = = 1 5
5 Polgar 0 = = 1 * = = 1 = 0 4½
=6 Karpov 0 = = = = * = 0 = 1 4
=6 Gelfand = = 0 = = = * = = = 4
=6 Short = 0 0 = 0 1 = * 1 = 4
9 Huebner = = 0 = = = = 0 * = 3½
10 Yusupov 0 0 = 0 1 0 = = = * 3
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Original collection: Game Collection: Dortmund 1997, by User: suenteus po 147.
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|26. Yusupov vs Huebner
|| ||½-½||20||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System|
|27. Anand vs Gelfand
|| ||½-½||46||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E97 King's Indian|
|28. Karpov vs Topalov
|| ||½-½||36||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|29. Ivanchuk vs Short
||1-0||41||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B40 Sicilian|
|30. Kramnik vs Judit Polgar
||1-0||41||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|31. Topalov vs Anand
||1-0||42||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|32. Huebner vs Ivanchuk
||0-1||42||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A43 Old Benoni|
|33. Short vs Karpov
||1-0||44||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|34. Gelfand vs Kramnik
||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D55 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|35. Judit Polgar vs Yusupov
||0-1||62||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|36. Anand vs Short
||1-0||48||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||C87 Ruy Lopez|
|37. Yusupov vs Gelfand
||½-½||78||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E73 King's Indian|
|38. Kramnik vs Topalov
||½-½||36||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||E97 King's Indian|
|39. Ivanchuk vs Karpov
||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|40. Huebner vs Judit Polgar
|| ||½-½||48||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|41. Short vs Kramnik
|| ||½-½||26||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||B33 Sicilian|
|42. Topalov vs Yusupov
|| ||1-0||75||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||C18 French, Winawer|
|43. Karpov vs Anand
||½-½||32||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|44. Judit Polgar vs Ivanchuk
||½-½||37||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|45. Gelfand vs Huebner
|| ||½-½||28||1997||Dortmund Sparkassen||D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
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