Linares 2004

(1) Radjabov,T (2656) - Topalov,V (2735) [E04]
XXI SuperGM Linares ESP (11), 02.03.2004

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 dxc4 5.Bg2 a6 6.0-0 b5 7.Ne5 Nd5 8.e4 Nf6 9.a4 Bb7 10.axb5 axb5 11.Rxa8 Bxa8 12.Nc3 c6 13.Bf4 Be7 14.Qa1 Nbd7 15.d5 Nxe5 16.Bxe5 cxd5 17.exd5 Bxd5 18.Bxf6 Bxf6 19.Bxd5 exd5 20.Re1+ Kf8 21.Qa3+ Be7 22.Qa7 g6 23.Nxb5 d4 1/2-1/2

(2) Leko,P (2722) - Kramnik,V (2777) [B33]
XXI SuperGM Linares ESP (11), 02.03.2004

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 11.Bd3 Be6 12.0-0 Bxd5 13.exd5 Ne7 14.Qh5 e4 15.Be2 Bg7 16.c3 Rc8 17.Nc2 Rc5 18.Ne3 f4 19.Nf5 0-0 20.a4 Nxf5 21.Qxf5 Qe7 22.axb5 axb5 23.Qxf4 Rxd5 24.Rfd1 Re5 25.Qe3 f5 26.Qb6 f4 27.Qxd6 Qg5 28.f3 e3 29.Ra7 Kh8 30.Qd7 Rg8 31.Qh3 Qg6 32.Rad7 Rh5 33.R7d6
[ 33.Qg4 Rg5 34.Qh3 Bf6 with a deadly threat of mate on g2. White has no defence and can resign.]

33...Bf6 34.Rxf6 Qc2! 35.Qxh5
[ 35.Re1 Qd2 36.Kf1 Rxh3 ]

35...Qxe2 36.g4 Qf2+ 0-1

(3) Shirov,A (2736) - Vallejo Pons,F (2663) [D87]
XXI SuperGM Linares ESP (11), 02.03.2004

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 c5 8.Ne2 Nc6 9.Be3 0-0 10.0-0 Bd7 11.Rb1 a6 12.dxc5 Na5 13.Bd3 Qc7 14.f4 Rfd8 15.c6 Qxc6 16.Bb6 Bg4 17.Bxd8 Rxd8 18.Qc2 Nc4 19.Nd4 Qc5 20.Bxc4 Qxc4 21.Rbc1 Bxd4+ 22.cxd4 Qxd4+ 23.Kh1 Rc8 24.Qb1 Rxc1 25.Rxc1 b5 26.Rc7 Be6 27.h3 Qd6 28.Qc1 b4 29.f5 gxf5 30.Qg5+ Kf8 31.Ra7 Qd1+ 32.Kh2 Qd6+ 33.g3 Qd8 34.exf5 Bxa2 35.Rxa6 Bd5 36.Qd2 Qc8 37.Rb6 Qxf5 38.Rxb4 e6 39.Kg1 Qe5 40.Kf2 Qf5+ 41.Rf4 Qb1 42.Qc3 Qb6+ 43.Ke2 h5 44.Rb4 Qa6+ 45.Ke3 Qd6 46.Kf2 Ke7 47.Qd4 Qc7 48.Rb2 Qc1 49.h4 Qh1 50.Qb4+ Kd7 51.Qb5+ 1/2-1/2

All games on this page as PGN here

Generated with ChessBase 8.0