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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: Viswanathan Anand

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anand vs Kasparov 0-1411997LinaresB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. Gelfand vs Anand  ½-½281997LinaresD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. Anand vs Piket ½-½441997LinaresC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
4. P Nikolic vs Anand 1-0391997LinaresD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
5. Anand vs Topalov ½-½201997LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
6. Adams vs Anand  ½-½321997LinaresB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Anand vs Ivanchuk  ½-½711997LinaresC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. J Polgar vs Anand 0-1371997LinaresC78 Ruy Lopez
9. Anand vs Shirov ½-½251997LinaresC45 Scotch Game
10. Kramnik vs Anand  ½-½141997LinaresD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
11. Anand vs Dreev 1-0261997LinaresB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
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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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