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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hoogovens Group A Tournament

Vladimir Kramnik8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Viswanathan Anand8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Alexey Shirov7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Michael Adams7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Jan Timman7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Veselin Topalov6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Anatoly Karpov6.5/13(+2 -2 =9)[games]
Boris Gelfand6.5/13(+2 -2 =9)[games]
Judit Polgar6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Jeroen Piket6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Valery Salov5.5/13(+3 -5 =5)[games]
Friso Nijboer5/13(+1 -4 =8)[games]
Loek van Wely4.5/13(+1 -5 =7)[games]
Paul van der Sterren4/13(+2 -7 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hoogovens Group A (1998)

The 60th Annual Hoogovens Chess Tournament was a Category XVII event held in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands from January 15th to February 1st 1998. 14 top grandmasters, including the reigning FIDE World Champion, competed in a round robin format in the prestigous A event. The participants were (in order of Elo): Vladimir Kramnik (2790), Vishwanathan Anand (2770), Veselin Topalov (2740), Anatoli Karpov (2735), Alexey Shirov (2710), Valery Salov (2680), Boris Gelfand (2675), Michael Adams (2670), Judit Polgar (2670), Jan Timman (2620), Loek Van Wely (2605), Friso Nijboer (2590), Jeroen Piket (2580), and Paul Van der Sterren (2555). Kramnik and Anand tied for first at the end of the tournament, each with 8.5/13, a full point over the rest of the field. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 =1 Kramnik * = 0 1 = = = 1 1 1 = 1 0 1 8 =1 Anand = * = = = 1 = = 0 = 1 1 1 1 8 =3 Shirov 1 = * 1 1 = = = 0 1 0 = = = 7 =3 Adams 0 = 0 * 0 1 = = = = 1 1 1 1 7 =3 Timman = = 0 1 * = = = = = 1 = = 1 7 =6 Topalov = 0 = 0 = * 1 = = 0 1 = 1 = 6 =6 Karpov = = = = = 0 * = 1 = 0 = = 1 6 =6 Gelfand 0 = = = = = = * 1 = 0 = 1 = 6 =6 Polgar 0 1 1 = = = 0 0 * = = = = 1 6 =6 Piket 0 = 0 = = 1 = = = * = 0 1 1 6 11 Salov = 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 = = * = = 0 5 12 Nijboer 0 0 = 0 = = = 0 = 1 = * = = 5 13 Van Wely 1 0 = 0 = 0 = = = 0 = = * 0 4 14 Van der Sterren 0 0 = 0 0 = 0 = 0 0 1 = 1 * 4

Previous edition: Hoogovens Group A (1997). Next: Hoogovens Group A (1999)

Original collection: Game Collection: Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1998, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Adams vs P Van der Sterren  1-0491998Hoogovens Group AA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Shirov vs Topalov  ½-½381998Hoogovens Group AA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
3. Kramnik vs Piket 1-0481998Hoogovens Group AD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Timman vs Anand ½-½191998Hoogovens Group AB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
5. Nijboer vs Karpov ½-½391998Hoogovens Group AC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Gelfand vs Judit Polgar  1-0701998Hoogovens Group AE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
7. Van Wely vs Salov  ½-½621998Hoogovens Group AA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
8. P Van der Sterren vs Gelfand  ½-½311998Hoogovens Group AE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. Judit Polgar vs Shirov 1-0401998Hoogovens Group AB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
10. Topalov vs Timman  ½-½421998Hoogovens Group AD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. Piket vs Salov  ½-½661998Hoogovens Group AA30 English, Symmetrical
12. Anand vs Van Wely 1-0421998Hoogovens Group AA30 English, Symmetrical
13. Karpov vs Adams ½-½331998Hoogovens Group AA30 English, Symmetrical
14. Kramnik vs Nijboer 1-0291998Hoogovens Group AE97 King's Indian
15. Shirov vs P Van der Sterren  ½-½611998Hoogovens Group AC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
16. Van Wely vs Topalov 0-1481998Hoogovens Group AA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
17. Gelfand vs Karpov  ½-½421998Hoogovens Group AD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Timman vs Judit Polgar  ½-½341998Hoogovens Group AB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
19. Nijboer vs Piket 1-0361998Hoogovens Group AC78 Ruy Lopez
20. Adams vs Kramnik 0-1291998Hoogovens Group AB58 Sicilian
21. Salov vs Anand 0-1481998Hoogovens Group AD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. P Van der Sterren vs Timman  0-1291998Hoogovens Group AD97 Grunfeld, Russian
23. Nijboer vs Adams 0-1381998Hoogovens Group AC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. Piket vs Anand  ½-½181998Hoogovens Group AD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Karpov vs Shirov ½-½451998Hoogovens Group AE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
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