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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: John Nunn

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Nunn vs Spassky  ½-½161986GLC Chess ChallengeC71 Ruy Lopez
2. Speelman vs Nunn  ½-½161986GLC Chess ChallengeD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
3. Nunn vs Plaskett 1-0261986GLC Chess ChallengeC42 Petrov Defense
4. Chandler vs Nunn ½-½161986GLC Chess ChallengeC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. Nunn vs Short  ½-½131986GLC Chess ChallengeC42 Petrov Defense
6. Larsen vs Nunn 1-0431986GLC Chess ChallengeC24 Bishop's Opening
7. Nunn vs Vaganian 1-0361986GLC Chess ChallengeB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
8. Nunn vs Dlugy 1-0181986GLC Chess ChallengeB12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. Portisch vs Nunn  1-0421986GLC Chess ChallengeE92 King's Indian
10. Nunn vs Polugaevsky  ½-½201986GLC Chess ChallengeB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Ribli vs Nunn  ½-½141986GLC Chess ChallengeD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
12. Nunn vs A J Mestel 1-0241986GLC Chess ChallengeB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
13. Flear vs Nunn ½-½91986GLC Chess ChallengeE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
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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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