Corus A

(1) Short,N (2674) - Anand,V (2786) [B12]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.h4 h5 5.c4 e6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.cxd5 cxd5 8.Bd3 Bxd3 9.Qxd3 Nc6 10.Nf3 Rc8 11.g3 Bb4 12.Bd2 Nge7 13.a3 Bxc3 14.Bxc3 Nf5 15.0-0 Qb6 16.Rfd1 a6 17.Kg2 Rc7 18.Qd2 Kd7 19.a4 a5 20.Rdb1 Rhc8 21.Qg5 Rh8 22.Qd2 Rhc8 23.Qg5 Rh8 1/2-1/2

(2) Topalov,V (2757) - Van Wely,L (2679) [B30]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Qc7 5.0-0 Nd4 6.Re1 a6 7.Bc4 d6 8.Nd5 Nxd5 9.exd5 g6 10.Nxd4 cxd4 11.d3 h6 12.a4 Bg7 13.a5 0-0 14.Bd2 Re8 15.Qf3 e5 16.dxe6 Bxe6 17.Bxe6 Rxe6 18.Rxe6 fxe6 19.Rc1 Qf7 1/2-1/2

(3) Bruzon,L (2652) - Adams,Mi (2741) [C91]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8.d4 d6 9.c3 Bg4 10.Be3 exd4 11.cxd4 Na5 12.Bc2 c5 13.dxc5 dxc5 14.Nc3 Nc4 15.e5 Qxd1 16.Raxd1 Bxf3 17.exf6 Bxd1 18.fxe7 Bxc2 19.exf8Q+ Rxf8 20.Bxc5 Rc8 21.Nd5 Kh8 22.Bd4 Nd6 23.Nb4 a5 24.Nxc2 Rxc2 25.h3 h6 26.Re5 a4 27.Rc5 Rd2 28.Be5 a3 29.bxa3 Nc4 30.Rxb5 1/2-1/2

(4) Morozevich,A (2741) - Grischuk,A (2710) [B21]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

1.e4 c5 2.f4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.d3 Nc6 5.c3 Be7 6.Be2 Nh6 7.Ne5 Nxe5 8.fxe5 Bh4+ 9.g3 Bg5 10.h4 Bxc1 11.Qxc1 0-0 12.Na3 Bd7 13.Qg5 dxe4 14.dxe4 Bc6 15.0-0 Bxe4 16.g4 f5 17.exf6 Rxf6 18.Nc4 Bd5 19.Rxf6 Qxf6 20.Ne5 Qxg5 21.hxg5 Nf7 22.Nxf7 Kxf7 23.Bd3 Ke7 24.Re1 g6 25.Re3 Rf8 26.Be2 Bxa2 27.c4 Rf4 28.b3 Kd6 29.Rh3 a5 30.Kg2 b6 31.Kg3 Rf7 32.Bd1 a4 33.bxa4 Bxc4 34.Rh2 Bd5 35.Rb2 Kc6 36.Be2 c4 37.Rb4 c3 38.Rb1 Kc5 39.Rb5+ Kd4 40.Bd1 Rf1 41.Bc2 Rg1+ 42.Kh4 Rg2 0-1

(5) Sokolov,I (2685) - Ponomariov,R (2700) [E32]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 0-0 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.Qxc3 b6 7.Bg5 Bb7 8.e3 d6 9.Ne2 Nbd7 10.Qc2 c5 11.Rd1 Qc7 12.Nc3 a6 13.d5 exd5 14.cxd5 b5 15.Bd3 b4 16.axb4 cxb4 17.Ne2 Qxc2 18.Bxc2 Bxd5 19.0-0 Rfc8 20.Nd4 a5 21.Bf5 Rc5 22.Bxd7 Nxd7 23.Be7 Ra6 24.Rfe1 Be4 25.f3 Bg6 26.e4 f6 27.Ne2 Rcc6 28.Nd4 Rcb6 29.Bd8 Rb7 30.Ne6 Bf7 31.Nc7 Raa7 32.Rxd6 Rxc7 33.Bxc7 Rxc7 34.Red1 Be8 35.Ra6 Rc5 36.Ra7 Kf8 37.Rd5 Rxd5 38.exd5 Nb6 39.d6 a4 40.Rb7 Nc4 41.Rxb4 Nxd6 42.Kf2 Ke7 43.Ke3 Ke6 44.Kd4 Nf5+ 45.Kc5 h5 46.Rb6+ Kf7 47.Rb7+ Kg6 48.Rb4 h4 49.g4 Nh6 50.h3 f5 51.Kd4 fxg4 52.fxg4 Nf7 [52...Nxg4 53.hxg4 h3 54.Rc4 Kg5 55.Kc5 to stop Bc6 (55.Rc2 Kxg4 56.Ke5 g5-+ ) 55...h2 56.Rc1 Kf4-+ ] 53.Rb8 Bd7 54.Rb7 Be6 55.Rb6 Kf6 56.Ra6 Ng5 57.Rxa4 Nxh3 58.b4 Nf4 59.b5 h3 60.Ke3 h2 61.Rxf4+ Kg6 0-1

(6) Leko,P (2749) - Svidler,P (2735) [B90]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.Be3 Be7 9.Qd2 0-0 10.0-0-0 Nbd7 11.g4 Qc7 12.Kb1 b5 13.g5 Nh5 14.Nd5 Bxd5 15.exd5 Nb6 16.Rg1 Rab8 17.Rg4 g6 18.h4 Ng7 19.Bxb6 Qxb6 20.Na5 Rfc8 21.Nc6 Rxc6 22.dxc6 Nf5 23.Re4 Qxc6 24.Bg2 Rd8 25.f4 Qc5 26.Qe1 Rc8 27.c3 b4 28.Rxb4 Ne3 29.Rd2 a5 30.Re4 Nc4 31.Rxc4 Qxc4 32.fxe5 Qe6 33.Re2 d5 34.Qf1 Qa6 35.Rd2 Qc4 36.Rd4 Qxf1+ 37.Bxf1 Rd8 38.b4 axb4 39.cxb4 Bf8 40.Bg2 Re8 41.Bxd5 Rxe5 42.a4 Kg7 43.Bb3 h6 44.gxh6+ Kxh6 45.Bxf7 g5 46.h5 Re7 47.Bg6 Ra7 48.b5 Bc5 49.Rc4 Bf2 50.Kc2 Re7 51.Kb3 Re5 52.Re4 Rc5 53.Kb4 Rc1 54.Ka5 Rg1 55.b6 g4 56.b7 Rb1 57.Re2 1-0

(7) Polgar,Ju (2728) - Kramnik,V (2754) [B33]
Corus A Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 17.01.2005

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.Nd5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.c3 Bg5 12.Nc2 0-0 13.a4 bxa4 14.Rxa4 a5 15.Bc4 Rb8 16.b3 Kh8 17.Qe2 f5 18.h4 Bf6 19.exf5 Bxf5 20.Nce3 Bd7 21.Bd3 Ne7 22.Nxe7 Qxe7 23.Nd5 Qf7 24.Rxa5 Bd8 25.Ra7 Qxd5 26.Rxd7 Rxb3 27.Qg4 Bf6 28.Qf5 Qg8 29.0-0 Rxc3 30.Rxd6 Bxh4 31.Qxe5 Bxf2+ 32.Rxf2 Rc1+ 33.Kh2 Rxf2 34.Rh6 Rcf1 35.Rxh7+ Qxh7+ 36.Bxh7 Kxh7 37.Qh5+ Kg8 38.Qe8+ Rf8 39.Qe6+ R1f7 40.Kg3 Rd8 41.Kg4 Kf8 42.Kg5 Rf6 43.Qb3 Rdd6 44.Qb8+ Kf7 45.Qb3+ Rde6 46.g4 Kg8 47.Kh4 Kh7 48.Qd3+ Rg6 49.Qf5 Ref6 50.Qe4 Rc6 51.Kg3 Rc3+ 52.Kh4 Rc5 53.Kg3 Rh5 54.Qb1 Ra5 55.Qe4 Ra1 56.Qf5 Rg1+ 57.Kf2 Rh1 58.Kg3 Rg1+ 59.Kf2 R1xg4 [59...R1xg4 60.Qh5+ Kg8 (incidentally 60...Rh6 61.Qxg4 is a theoretical draw) 61.Qd5+ Kh8 62.Qh5+ Kg8 63.Qd5+ Kf8 64.Qd8+ Kf7 65.Qd7+ Kf6 66.Qd6+ Kg5 67.Qe5+ Kh4 68.Qh2+ Kg5 69.Qe5+ Kh6 70.Qh2+ Kg5 71.Qe5+ ] 1/2-1/2

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