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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: Boris Spassky

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Nunn vs Spassky  ½-½161986GLC Chess ChallengeC71 Ruy Lopez
2. Spassky vs Dlugy ½-½211986GLC Chess ChallengeB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
3. Portisch vs Spassky  ½-½361986GLC Chess ChallengeD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Spassky vs Polugaevsky  ½-½141986GLC Chess ChallengeE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
5. Ribli vs Spassky  ½-½381986GLC Chess ChallengeE91 King's Indian
6. Spassky vs A J Mestel  ½-½401986GLC Chess ChallengeB20 Sicilian
7. Flear vs Spassky  ½-½291986GLC Chess ChallengeE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
8. Vaganian vs Spassky  ½-½141986GLC Chess ChallengeE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. Spassky vs Speelman  ½-½191986GLC Chess ChallengeB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
10. Plaskett vs Spassky 0-1381986GLC Chess ChallengeA20 English
11. Spassky vs Chandler  ½-½611986GLC Chess ChallengeA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Short vs Spassky  ½-½411986GLC Chess ChallengeC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
13. Spassky vs Larsen  ½-½431986GLC Chess ChallengeA07 King's Indian Attack
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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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