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Tilburg Fontys Tournament

Peter Svidler8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Garry Kasparov8/11(+6 -1 =4)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Michael Adams7/11(+3 -0 =8)[games]
Peter Leko7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Judit Polgar6/11(+2 -1 =8)[games]
Alexey Shirov5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Joel Lautier4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Loek van Wely4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Alexander Onischuk4/11(+1 -4 =6)[games]
Jeroen Piket2.5/11(+0 -6 =5)[games]
Tal Shaked1.5/11(+0 -8 =3)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Tilburg Fontys (1997)

The 2nd Annual Fontys International Chess Tournament was a Category XVII event held in Tilburg, The Netherlands from September 26th to October 10th, 1997. 12 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 (2820), Vladimir Kramnik (2770), Alexei Shirov (2700), Michael Adams (2680), Judit Polgar (2670), Loek van Wely (2665), Joel Lautier (2660), Peter Svidler (2660), Peter Leko (2635), Jeroen Piket (2630), Alexander Onischuk (2625), and Tal Shaked (2500). The tournament was a major landmark for young grandmasters Kramnik and Svidler as they tied with Kasparov for first place with 8/11, a full point above the rest of the strong field. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 =1 Svidler * 1 = = = = 1 = = 1 1 1 8 =1 Kasparov 0 * = = 1 1 1 = 1 = 1 1 8 =1 Kramnik = = * = = = 1 1 1 = 1 1 8 =4 Adams = = = * = = = 1 = 1 = 1 7 =4 Leko = 0 = = * = = 1 1 = 1 1 7 6 Polgar = 0 = = = * 1 = = 1 = = 6 7 Shirov 0 0 0 = = 0 * = 1 1 = 1 5 =8 Lautier = = 0 0 0 = = * = 0 1 1 4 =8 Van Wely = 0 0 = 0 = 0 = * = 1 1 4 10 Onischuk 0 = = 0 = 0 0 1 = * = = 4 11 Piket 0 0 0 = 0 = = 0 0 = * = 2 12 Shaked 0 0 0 0 0 = 0 0 0 = = * 1

Original collection: Game Collection: Tilburg Fontys 1997, by User: suenteus po 147.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Adams vs Onischuk 1-0311997Tilburg FontysC55 Two Knights Defense
2. Shaked vs Kramnik 0-1351997Tilburg FontysE46 Nimzo-Indian
3. Shirov vs Piket  ½-½331997Tilburg FontysC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. Lautier vs Judit Polgar  ½-½171997Tilburg FontysA16 English
5. Svidler vs Leko ½-½391997Tilburg FontysB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
6. Van Wely vs Kasparov 0-1511997Tilburg FontysA25 English
7. Onischuk vs Lautier 1-0631997Tilburg FontysB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
8. Piket vs Svidler 0-1381997Tilburg FontysD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. Van Wely vs Shaked  1-0281997Tilburg FontysE97 King's Indian
10. Kramnik vs Shirov 1-0361997Tilburg FontysE97 King's Indian
11. Kasparov vs Judit Polgar 1-0321997Tilburg FontysD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Leko vs Adams  ½-½331997Tilburg FontysC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
13. Adams vs Piket ½-½421997Tilburg FontysC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. Svidler vs Kramnik  ½-½261997Tilburg FontysB33 Sicilian
15. Shaked vs Kasparov 0-1201997Tilburg FontysD85 Grunfeld
16. Lautier vs Leko 0-1371997Tilburg FontysD97 Grunfeld, Russian
17. Judit Polgar vs Onischuk 1-01071997Tilburg FontysC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. Shirov vs Van Wely 1-0351997Tilburg FontysB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. Kramnik vs Adams  ½-½481997Tilburg FontysA15 English
20. Shaked vs Shirov 0-1911997Tilburg FontysA57 Benko Gambit
21. Piket vs Lautier 0-1471997Tilburg FontysE15 Queen's Indian
22. Van Wely vs Svidler  ½-½221997Tilburg FontysD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
23. Leko vs Judit Polgar  ½-½481997Tilburg FontysB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. Kasparov vs Onischuk ½-½601997Tilburg FontysE12 Queen's Indian
25. Adams vs Van Wely  ½-½211997Tilburg FontysB54 Sicilian
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