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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: Aleksey Dreev

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Adams vs Dreev 1-0541997LinaresB58 Sicilian
2. Dreev vs Kasparov ½-½491997LinaresE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. Ivanchuk vs Dreev 0-1531997LinaresE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
4. Dreev vs Gelfand  ½-½221997LinaresE12 Queen's Indian
5. J Polgar vs Dreev  1-0671997LinaresB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
6. Dreev vs Piket  1-0421997LinaresE12 Queen's Indian
7. Shirov vs Dreev  ½-½221997LinaresB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
8. Dreev vs P Nikolic  ½-½421997LinaresD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. Kramnik vs Dreev 1-0661997LinaresD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Dreev vs Topalov  0-1291997LinaresE80 King's Indian, Samisch 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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