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: Alexey Shirov
| page 1 of 1; 11 games
|1. Shirov vs Piket
||0-1||40||1997||Linares||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|2. P Nikolic vs Shirov
|| ||1-0||44||1997||Linares||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|3. Shirov vs Topalov
||1-0||76||1997||Linares||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|4. Adams vs Shirov
||1-0||95||1997||Linares||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|5. Shirov vs Ivanchuk
||0-1||40||1997||Linares||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|6. J Polgar vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||25||1997||Linares||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|7. Shirov vs Dreev
|| ||½-½||22||1997||Linares||B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7|
|8. Shirov vs Kramnik
||½-½||33||1997||Linares||B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|9. Anand vs Shirov
||½-½||25||1997||Linares||C45 Scotch Game|
|10. Shirov vs Kasparov
||0-1||38||1997||Linares||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|11. Gelfand vs Shirov
|| ||½-½||44||1997||Linares||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|May-14-14|| ||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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