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Hoogovens Group A Tournament

Vassily Ivanchuk9/13(+5 -0 =8)[games]
Viswanathan Anand8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Veselin Topalov7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Sergei Tiviakov7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Ivan Sokolov7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Aleksey Dreev7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Michael Adams7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Jeroen Piket6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Alexey Shirov6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Peter Leko6/13(+0 -1 =12)[games]
Boris Gelfand5.5/13(+1 -3 =9)[games]
Loek van Wely5/13(+2 -5 =6)[games]
Robert Huebner5/13(+1 -4 =8)[games]
Jan Timman4/13(+0 -5 =8)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hoogovens Group A (1996)

The 58th Annual Hoogovens Chess Tournament was a category XVII event held in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands from January 12th to January 29th 1996. 14 top grandmasters competed in a round robin format in the prestigous A event. The participants were (in order of Elo): Vassily Ivanchuk (2735), Vishwanathan Anand (2725), Boris Gelfand (2700), Veselin Topalov (2700), Alexey Shirov (2690), Alexey Dreev (2670), Ivan Sokolov (2665), Michael Adams (2660), Robert Huebner (2635), Peter Leko (2625), Sergei Tiviakov (2625), Jan Timman (2620), Jeroen Piket (2570), and Loek Van Wely (2570). As if three Linares titles weren't enough, Ivanchuk took clear first here, undefeated with 9/13. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 1 Ivanchuk * = 1 = 1 = = 1 1 = = = = 1 9 2 Anand = * 0 1 0 = 1 1 = 1 1 = = = 8 3 Topalov 0 1 * = 0 = = 1 = = = 1 1 = 7 =4 Tiviakov = 0 = * 0 = 1 1 = = = = = 1 7 =4 Sokolov 0 1 1 1 * = 0 0 = = 0 1 1 = 7 =4 Dreev = = = = = * 0 0 1 = 1 1 = = 7 =4 Adams = 0 = 0 1 1 * = 0 = = 1 1 = 7 =8 Piket 0 0 0 0 1 1 = * 1 = = 1 = = 6 =8 Shirov 0 = = = = 0 1 0 * = 1 0 1 1 6 10 Leko = 0 = = = = = = = * = = = = 6 11 Gelfand = 0 = = 1 0 = = 0 = * = = = 5 =12 Van Wely = = 0 = 0 0 0 0 1 = = * = 1 5 =12 Huebner = = 0 = 0 = 0 = 0 = = = * 1 5 14 Timman 0 = = 0 = = = = 0 = = 0 0 * 4

Previous edition: Hoogovens Group A (1995). Next: Hoogovens Group A (1997)

Original collection: Game Collection: Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1996, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anand vs Ivanchuk  ½-½251996Hoogovens Group AB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. Topalov vs Shirov  ½-½531996Hoogovens Group AC78 Ruy Lopez
3. Van Wely vs A Dreev  0-1561996Hoogovens Group AD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Gelfand vs Tiviakov  ½-½161996Hoogovens Group AE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
5. Timman vs I Sokolov  ½-½511996Hoogovens Group AD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
6. Leko vs Adams  ½-½271996Hoogovens Group AC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. Huebner vs Piket  ½-½591996Hoogovens Group AB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
8. Gelfand vs Huebner  ½-½251996Hoogovens Group AD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. A Dreev vs Leko  ½-½231996Hoogovens Group AD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
10. Adams vs Topalov ½-½411996Hoogovens Group AB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
11. Tiviakov vs Ivanchuk ½-½121996Hoogovens Group AB40 Sicilian
12. I Sokolov vs Van Wely 1-0271996Hoogovens Group AD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. Piket vs Timman  ½-½271996Hoogovens Group AD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Shirov vs Anand  ½-½351996Hoogovens Group AB12 Caro-Kann Defense
15. Timman vs Gelfand  ½-½311996Hoogovens Group AD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Anand vs Adams 1-0451996Hoogovens Group AE17 Queen's Indian
17. Van Wely vs Piket 0-1311996Hoogovens Group AA28 English
18. Ivanchuk vs Shirov 1-0351996Hoogovens Group AD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. Topalov vs A Dreev  ½-½161996Hoogovens Group AC07 French, Tarrasch
20. Huebner vs Tiviakov  ½-½251996Hoogovens Group AE17 Queen's Indian
21. Leko vs I Sokolov ½-½271996Hoogovens Group AC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
22. Gelfand vs Van Wely  ½-½431996Hoogovens Group AE92 King's Indian
23. Huebner vs Timman  1-0521996Hoogovens Group AB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
24. I Sokolov vs Topalov 1-0291996Hoogovens Group AA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
25. Tiviakov vs Shirov  ½-½631996Hoogovens Group AB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
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