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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: Andrew Jonathan Mestel

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Portisch vs A J Mestel 0-1421986GLC Chess ChallengeE81 King's Indian, Samisch
2. A J Mestel vs Polugaevsky ½-½421986GLC Chess ChallengeB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. Ribli vs A J Mestel  1-0291986GLC Chess ChallengeA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
4. Vaganian vs A J Mestel  1-0281986GLC Chess ChallengeE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
5. A J Mestel vs Flear 0-1321986GLC Chess ChallengeC59 Two Knights
6. Spassky vs A J Mestel  ½-½401986GLC Chess ChallengeB20 Sicilian
7. A J Mestel vs Speelman  ½-½171986GLC Chess ChallengeB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
8. Plaskett vs A J Mestel  1-0421986GLC Chess ChallengeB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. A J Mestel vs Chandler  0-1401986GLC Chess ChallengeB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. Short vs A J Mestel  1-0581986GLC Chess ChallengeB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
11. A J Mestel vs Larsen  1-0331986GLC Chess ChallengeB56 Sicilian
12. Nunn vs A J Mestel 1-0241986GLC Chess ChallengeB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
13. A J Mestel vs Dlugy  ½-½251986GLC Chess ChallengeB10 Caro-Kann
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-26-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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