Mtel Masters Sofia

(1) Anand,V (2785) - Polgar,Ju (2732) [B49]
Mtel Masters Sofia BUL (10), 22.05.2005

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 Qc7 6.Be3 a6 7.Be2 Nf6 8.0-0 Bb4 9.Na4 Be7 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Nb6 Rb8 12.Nxc8 Qxc8 13.Bd4 0-0 14.e5 Nd5 15.c4 Nf4 16.g3 Nxe2+ 17.Qxe2 c5 18.Bc3 f5 19.Rad1 Qc6 20.f4 Rf7 21.b3 Rb7 22.Rd3 Ra7 23.h4 g6 24.Ba5 Rb7 25.Rfd1 Bf8 26.Qg2 Qc8 27.Kf1 Ra7 28.Ke1 Rb7 29.R1d2 h5 30.Kd1 Ra7 31.Kc2 Qb8 32.Qf3 Rb7 33.Qe3 Qc8 34.Rd1 Be7 35.a4 Bf8 36.Rd6 Bxd6 37.Rxd6 Qb8 38.Rxa6 Rf8 39.Bd2 Ra7 40.Rd6 Qc7 41.Qf3 Rb8 42.Rd3 Qb6 43.Rd6 Qc7 44.Rd3 Qb6 45.Rd6 1/2-1/2

(2) Kramnik,V (2753) - Topalov,V (2778) [B80]
Mtel Masters Sofia BUL (10), 22.05.2005

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e6 7.f3 b5 8.Qd2 b4 9.Nce2 e5 10.Nb3 Nc6 11.c4 Be7 12.Ng3 g6 13.Bd3 Nd7 14.Rd1 0-0 15.Qf2 a5 16.0-0 a4 17.Nc1 Nc5 18.Bb1 Qc7 19.Nce2 Be6 20.Bh6 Rfe8 21.Nf5 Bxc4 22.Ne3 Ba6 23.f4 exf4 24.Bxf4 Ne5 25.Nd5 Qa7 26.Bxe5 dxe5 27.Kh1 Bg5 28.Nxb4 Bc4 29.Rfe1 Qb7 30.Nd5 Qxb2 [30...Rac8 was a reasonable continuation.] 31.Nc7? [31.Qxc5 and now 31...Bxe2 does not work because (31...Rec8 32.Qf2 ) 32.Qf2 pins and wins the bishop.] 31...Ne6 32.Nxe8 Rxe8 now Kramnik has an exchange for a pawn, but a very shaky position.' 33.Rf1 Rf8 34.Nc1?? WHAT?? Simply gives away a piece. 34...Qxb1 0-1

(3) Ponomariov,R (2695) - Adams,Mi (2737) [C77]
Mtel Masters Sofia BUL (10), 22.05.2005

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5 7.a4 Rb8 8.Nc3 d6 9.axb5 axb5 10.Bg5 h6 11.Bxf6 Qxf6 12.Nd5 Qd8 13.c3 Ne7 14.d4 Nxd5 15.Bxd5 exd4 16.Nxd4 Bxd4 17.cxd4 0-0 18.Rc1 Bb7 19.Bxb7 Rxb7 20.0-0 Qe7 21.Qc2 c5 22.dxc5 dxc5 23.Qxc5 Qxe4 24.Rfe1 Qg4 25.h3 Qd7 26.b4 Rd8 27.Re5 Qd3 28.Re3 Qd2 29.Rce1 Rbb8 30.R1e2 Qd1+ 31.Kh2 g6 32.f4 Rdc8 33.Qe5 Qd7 34.Re4 Rb6 35.Rd4 Qc7 36.Qd5 Rbb8 37.Re5 Rd8 38.Qe4 Rxd4 39.Qxd4 Rd8 40.Qe4 Qd7 41.f5 g5 42.Rc5 Re8 43.Qd5 Qe7 44.Qd3 Rd8 45.Qg3 Qe2 46.Rc6 Rd3 47.Qb8+ Kg7 48.Rxh6 Rd8 49.Qxd8 Qe5+ 50.Kh1 Qe1+ 51.Kh2 Qe5+ 52.Kh1 Qe1+ 53.Kh2 Qe5+ 1/2-1/2

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