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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...

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

 page 1 of 1; 4 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Topalov vs Judit Polgar 0-1381997Dortmund SparkassenA16 English
2. Yusupov vs Anand 0-1321997Dortmund SparkassenD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. Judit Polgar vs Yusupov 0-1621997Dortmund SparkassenB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
4. Huebner vs Ivanchuk 0-1421997Dortmund SparkassenA43 Old Benoni
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