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Hoogovens Blitz Tournament

Garry Kasparov10.5/13(+9 -1 =3)[games]
Viswanathan Anand9/13(+7 -2 =4)[games]
Vassily Ivanchuk9/13(+9 -4 =0)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik8.5/13(+7 -3 =3)[games]
Ivan Sokolov8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Peter Svidler6.5/13(+5 -5 =3)[games]
Veselin Topalov6.5/13(+5 -5 =3)[games]
Rustam Kasimdzhanov6/13(+6 -7 =0)[games]
Jeroen Piket5.5/13(+4 -6 =3)[games]
Manuel Bosboom5.5/13(+5 -7 =1)[games]
Jan Timman5/13(+4 -7 =2)[games]
Loek van Wely4.5/13(+4 -8 =1)[games]
Dimitri Reinderman3.5/13(+2 -8 =3)[games]
Alexey Vladislavovich Yermolinsky3/13(+0 -7 =6)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hoogovens Blitz (1999)

Played in De Moriaan centre, Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands, 18 January 1999, on the first resting day of the Hoogovens Group A (1999) tournament. Only one of the super grandmasters was missing: Alexey Shirov, who had been treated by a dentist and was under the influence of anaesthesia. He was replaced by Manuel Bosboom, an agile blitz player. Bosboom lost his first three games but he won five games in all and was the only one to beat Kasparov. The games were recorded by the CCS, the Chess Control System of Lost Boys interactive. The time control was 5 minutes per player per game. Despite his loss to Bosboom, Kasparov won convincingly with 10.5/13 and netted 5,000 Dutch guilders (about $2,570 or $3,900 in 2019 value). According to Gert Ligterink, the blitz was tiresome for the two eldest players Timman and Yermolinsky, who both lost in the main tournament the day after. The blitz started in the evening at 7 pm.

Age Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 1 Kasparov 35 2812 * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 10 2 Anand 29 2784 0 * 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 3 Ivanchuk 29 2714 0 0 * 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 9 4 Kramnik 23 2751 0 * 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 8 5 Sokolov 30 2610 0 1 1 0 * 1 1 1 1 0 8 6 Svidler 22 2713 0 0 0 1 * 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 7 Topalov 23 2700 0 0 0 0 * 0 1 1 1 1 1 6 8 Kasimdzhanov 19 2595 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 * 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 9 Piket 30 2609 0 0 1 1 0 0 * 1 0 0 1 5 10 Bosboom 35 2490 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 * 1 1 1 5 11 Timman 47 2649 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 * 0 0 1 5 12 Van Wely 26 2636 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 * 0 1 4 13 Reinderman 26 2542 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 * 3 14 Yermolinsky 40 2597 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 3

There are seven missing games: Anand vs Ivanchuk 1-0 (R1), Van Wely vs Kasimdzhanov 0-1 (R2), Anand vs Van Wely 1-0 (R5), Yermolinsky vs Svidler - (R6), Anand vs Sokolov 0-1 (R7), Timman vs Bosboom 0-1 (R8), Reinderman vs Anand 0-1 (R11). Incomplete game scores: M Bosboom vs Kramnik, 1999, Topalov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999, Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 and Timman vs Yermolinsky, 1999.

Gert Ligterink in De Volkskrant, 20 January 1999 (https://www.volkskrant.nl/nieuws-ac...)
Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant, 19 January 1999, p. 17 (https://krantenbankzeeland.nl/issue...)
Lost Boys reports archived by the Wayback Machine (https://web.archive.org/web/1999050...)
The Human Comedy of Chess by Hans Ree. Russell Enterprises, Milford 1999. Reprint 2011 (https://books.google.no/books?id=tJ...)

Original collections: Game Collection: Hoogovens Blitz 1999 by User: KingG and Game Collection: Hoogovens Blitz 1999 by User: Tabanus.

 page 4 of 4; games 76-84 of 84  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
76. Svidler vs Kasimdzhanov  0-1591999Hoogovens BlitzB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
77. Ivanchuk vs Kasimdzhanov  1-0471999Hoogovens BlitzB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
78. Kasimdzhanov vs M Bosboom  0-1751999Hoogovens BlitzB53 Sicilian
79. Yermolinsky vs Kasimdzhanov  0-1421999Hoogovens BlitzE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
80. Kasparov vs M Bosboom 0-1541999Hoogovens BlitzB50 Sicilian
81. Kasparov vs Anand 1-0331999Hoogovens BlitzE20 Nimzo-Indian
82. I Sokolov vs Yermolinsky  ½-½271999Hoogovens BlitzE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
83. Piket vs M Bosboom  1-0371999Hoogovens BlitzA50 Queen's Pawn Game
84. Ivanchuk vs Svidler 1-0381999Hoogovens BlitzD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
 page 4 of 4; games 76-84 of 84  PGN Download
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