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Jesus Nogueiras vs Nigel Short
Rotterdam World Cup (1989), Rotterdam NED, rd 3, Jun-05
Kangaroo Defense: General (E00)  ·  1-0
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Nov-27-03
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  Eggman: 21...Ncxd4?? is explained by the fact that Short hallucinated and thought that his Bishop on e8 was actually a Rook!
Nov-27-03  technical draw: I think your'e right <Eggman>. When I first looked at the position I actually thought there WAS a rook on e8! If you flip the board it looks like there SHOULD be a rook there. How did that bishop wind up in the weird square?
Nov-27-03  PinkPanther: Or Short might have hallucinated because he was playing chess againt Jesus.
Nov-27-03
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  Eggman: <"I think you're right, Eggman">

Just to be clear, my original comment was not speculation. The explanation I gave had been provided by Short himself. I remember reading about it at the time.

Apr-01-05  refutor: i wonder if, in general, 4.Nc3 might be better here, making ...a5 into a target later on?
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