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🏆 Dortmund Sparkassen (1997)

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Vladimir Kramnik, Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Vassily Ivanchuk, Anatoly Karpov, Boris Gelfand, Judit Polgar, Nigel Short, Artur Yusupov, Robert Huebner

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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...

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

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anand vs Ivanchuk 1-0501997Dortmund SparkassenC19 French, Winawer, Advance
2. Yusupov vs Short  ½-½221997Dortmund SparkassenD05 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Huebner vs Topalov  ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
4. Judit Polgar vs Gelfand  ½-½321997Dortmund SparkassenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. Kramnik vs Karpov 1-0391997Dortmund SparkassenA14 English
6. Ivanchuk vs Gelfand 1-0491997Dortmund SparkassenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Short vs Huebner 1-0511997Dortmund SparkassenC52 Evans Gambit
8. Topalov vs Judit Polgar 0-1381997Dortmund SparkassenA16 English
9. Karpov vs Yusupov 1-0631997Dortmund SparkassenD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Anand vs Kramnik  ½-½241997Dortmund SparkassenB33 Sicilian
11. Yusupov vs Anand 0-1321997Dortmund SparkassenD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
12. Huebner vs Karpov  ½-½351997Dortmund SparkassenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. Judit Polgar vs Short 1-0391997Dortmund SparkassenB40 Sicilian
14. Kramnik vs Ivanchuk 1-0191997Dortmund SparkassenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. Gelfand vs Topalov  ½-½431997Dortmund SparkassenE92 King's Indian
16. Anand vs Huebner ½-½601997Dortmund SparkassenD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. Kramnik vs Yusupov 1-0441997Dortmund SparkassenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Short vs Gelfand  ½-½251997Dortmund SparkassenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Ivanchuk vs Topalov  ½-½511997Dortmund SparkassenB23 Sicilian, Closed
20. Karpov vs Judit Polgar  ½-½131997Dortmund SparkassenD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
21. Topalov vs Short  ½-½431997Dortmund SparkassenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. Yusupov vs Ivanchuk  ½-½401997Dortmund SparkassenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Judit Polgar vs Anand  ½-½201997Dortmund SparkassenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. Huebner vs Kramnik  ½-½161997Dortmund SparkassenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. Gelfand vs Karpov ½-½201997Dortmund SparkassenE12 Queen's Indian
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