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🏆 Linares (1997)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
The 14th Annual Linares Super Tournament held in 1997 was a Category XVIII event. Twelve of the world's top players, including the World Champion, competed in a round robin format. The participants were (in order of Elo): Garry Kasparov (2795), Vishwanathan Anand (2765), Vladimir Kramnik (2740), Vassily Ivanchuk (2740), Veselin Topalov (2725), Boris Gelfand (2700), Alexei Shirov (2690), Michael Adams (2665), Predrag Nikolic (2655), Alexey Dreev (2650), Judit Polgar (2645), and Jeroen Piket (2640). Kasparov ... [more]

Player: Predrag Nikolic

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Polgar vs P Nikolic 1-0591997LinaresC18 French, Winawer
2. P Nikolic vs Shirov  1-0441997LinaresD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. Kramnik vs P Nikolic  ½-½411997LinaresA17 English
4. P Nikolic vs Anand 1-0391997LinaresD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
5. Kasparov vs P Nikolic 1-0271997LinaresC45 Scotch Game
6. P Nikolic vs Gelfand  0-1371997LinaresE60 King's Indian Defense
7. Piket vs P Nikolic  ½-½231997LinaresD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. Dreev vs P Nikolic  ½-½421997LinaresD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. P Nikolic vs Topalov 0-1221997LinaresA40 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Adams vs P Nikolic  ½-½221997LinaresC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. P Nikolic vs Ivanchuk  ½-½351997LinaresE61 King's Indian
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Nikolic wins | Nikolic loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
May-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: There are some pictures from various Linareseses at chessbase, http://en.chessbase.com/post/linare... It is interesting to see the orientation of different players' knights. Most seem to face forward. Some both face left, oddly.

My knights both look towards the king.

May-19-14  Mr 1100: Wow... nice link there... those photographs - looking back into the '90's...

LOL at the photos of a long-haired Kramnik!!!!

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