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Nigel Short vs Anatoly Karpov
Lloyds Bank Junior Clock Simul (1977), London ENG, Aug-14
Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen Formation (B21)  ·  0-1
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Jun-15-04  AdrianP: Short tries the Smith-Morra Gambit against Karpov... unsuccessfully.
Feb-09-05  invincible: http://www.insight.demon.co.uk/Tech...
Dec-17-05  fisherpat.: i did enjoy this game
Dec-17-05
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  offramp: Some positions at the end remind me of positions from the game Kasparov vs Karpov, 1984.
Aug-21-06  alphastrike20: the greatest master of space advantage has done it again
Dec-31-08  WhiteRook48: wow! a1=Q!! what a move. Karpov cut him Short.
Jul-09-09  kap54: A nice attempt at a stalemate by Short, allowing 57...a1=Q, but Karpov knows better.
Apr-21-10
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  amadeus: Karpov did well in this simul: http://www.365chess.com/tournaments...
Nov-02-12
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  HeMateMe: It looks like Nigel should have been using Smith & Wesson, instead of Smith and Mora.
Feb-06-13
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  Benzol: "The gambit is not so bad but 7.a3 was weak. After that he made some good moves in the middle game but some more mistakes in the ending". - Anatoly Karpov
Aug-03-14  Ke2: Short was around 12 y.o.
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