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🏆 Linares (1997)

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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: Garry Kasparov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anand vs Kasparov 0-1411997LinaresB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. Dreev vs Kasparov ½-½491997LinaresE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. Kasparov vs Gelfand ½-½471997LinaresB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
4. Piket vs Kasparov ½-½511997LinaresE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
5. Kasparov vs P Nikolic 1-0271997LinaresC45 Scotch Game
6. Topalov vs Kasparov 0-1391997LinaresD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Kasparov vs Adams 1-0331997LinaresB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
8. Ivanchuk vs Kasparov 1-0361997LinaresE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
9. Kasparov vs J Polgar 1-0411997LinaresB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
10. Shirov vs Kasparov 0-1381997LinaresB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Kasparov vs Kramnik 1-0571997LinaresE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
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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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