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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 8½ =1 Anand = * = = = 1 = = 0 = 1 1 1 1 8½ =3 Shirov 1 = * 1 1 = = = 0 1 0 = = = 7½ =3 Adams 0 = 0 * 0 1 = = = = 1 1 1 1 7½ =3 Timman = = 0 1 * = = = = = 1 = = 1 7½ =6 Topalov = 0 = 0 = * 1 = = 0 1 = 1 = 6½ =6 Karpov = = = = = 0 * = 1 = 0 = = 1 6½ =6 Gelfand 0 = = = = = = * 1 = 0 = 1 = 6½ =6 Polgar 0 1 1 = = = 0 0 * = = = = 1 6½ =6 Piket 0 = 0 = = 1 = = = * = 0 1 1 6½ 11 Salov = 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 = = * = = 0 5½ 12 Nijboer 0 0 = 0 = = = 0 = 1 = * = = 5 13 Van Wely 1 0 = 0 = 0 = = = 0 = = * 0 4½ 14 Van der Sterren 0 0 = 0 0 = 0 = 0 0 1 = 1 * 4

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

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Adams vs Van der Sterren  1-0491998Hoogovens Group AA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Van Wely vs Salov  ½-½621998Hoogovens Group AA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
3. Kramnik vs Piket 1-0481998Hoogovens Group AD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Shirov vs Topalov  ½-½381998Hoogovens Group AA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
5. Gelfand vs Polgar  1-0701998Hoogovens Group AE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
6. Nijboer vs Karpov ½-½391998Hoogovens Group AC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. Timman vs Anand ½-½191998Hoogovens Group AB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
8. Karpov vs Adams ½-½331998Hoogovens Group AA30 English, Symmetrical
9. Van der Sterren vs Gelfand  ½-½311998Hoogovens Group AE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
10. Piket vs Salov  ½-½661998Hoogovens Group AA30 English, Symmetrical
11. Kramnik vs Nijboer 1-0291998Hoogovens Group AE97 King's Indian
12. Topalov vs Timman  ½-½421998Hoogovens Group AD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. Polgar vs Shirov 1-0401998Hoogovens Group AB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
14. Anand vs Van Wely 1-0421998Hoogovens Group AA30 English, Symmetrical
15. Salov vs Anand 0-1481998Hoogovens Group AD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. Timman vs Polgar  ½-½341998Hoogovens Group AB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
17. Van Wely vs Topalov 0-1481998Hoogovens Group AA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
18. Gelfand vs Karpov  ½-½421998Hoogovens Group AD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Adams vs Kramnik 0-1291998Hoogovens Group AB58 Sicilian
20. Nijboer vs Piket 1-0361998Hoogovens Group AC78 Ruy Lopez
21. Shirov vs Van der Sterren  ½-½611998Hoogovens Group AC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
22. Nijboer vs Adams 0-1381998Hoogovens Group AC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. Kramnik vs Gelfand 1-0401998Hoogovens Group AD02 Queen's Pawn Game
24. Topalov vs Salov 1-0571998Hoogovens Group AB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. Karpov vs Shirov ½-½451998Hoogovens Group AE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
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