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🏆 GLC Chess Challenge (1986)

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The GLC Chess Challenge was the fourth and last in the biannual series of tournaments which started with the ... [more]

Player: Nigel Short

 page 1 of 1; 13 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Short vs Plaskett 1-0391986GLC Chess ChallengeC42 Petrov Defense
2. Chandler vs Short 1-0581986GLC Chess ChallengeC01 French, Exchange
3. Short vs Vaganian  ½-½191986GLC Chess ChallengeC07 French, Tarrasch
4. Short vs Larsen  1-0341986GLC Chess ChallengeB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
5. Nunn vs Short  ½-½131986GLC Chess ChallengeC42 Petrov Defense
6. Short vs Dlugy  ½-½291986GLC Chess ChallengeB10 Caro-Kann
7. Portisch vs Short ½-½341986GLC Chess ChallengeA16 English
8. Short vs Polugaevsky  1-0451986GLC Chess ChallengeB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
9. Ribli vs Short  ½-½371986GLC Chess ChallengeD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
10. Short vs A J Mestel  1-0581986GLC Chess ChallengeB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
11. Flear vs Short  ½-½361986GLC Chess ChallengeE00 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Short vs Spassky  ½-½411986GLC Chess ChallengeC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
13. Speelman vs Short  ½-½81986GLC Chess ChallengeA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-26-19
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  GrahamClayton: Still one of the biggest upset wins in international tournament history.
Dec-01-19  spingo: Aside from Flear's result, which I believe coincided with his marriage, Plaskett's performance was considered unusual by the chess press. Thirteen games, +5 -8 and no draws. The kind of results people had 100 years earlier.

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