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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: Jonathan Speelman

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Larsen vs Speelman  ½-½321986GLC Chess ChallengeB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
2. Speelman vs Nunn  ½-½161986GLC Chess ChallengeD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
3. Dlugy vs Speelman  ½-½251986GLC Chess ChallengeE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
4. Speelman vs Portisch  ½-½431986GLC Chess ChallengeD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Polugaevsky vs Speelman  ½-½271986GLC Chess ChallengeE12 Queen's Indian
6. Speelman vs Ribli  ½-½81986GLC Chess ChallengeD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. A J Mestel vs Speelman  ½-½171986GLC Chess ChallengeB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
8. Speelman vs Flear 0-1811986GLC Chess ChallengeD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Spassky vs Speelman  ½-½191986GLC Chess ChallengeB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
10. Vaganian vs Speelman  1-0371986GLC Chess ChallengeE12 Queen's Indian
11. Speelman vs Plaskett  1-0321986GLC Chess ChallengeA43 Old Benoni
12. Chandler vs Speelman  ½-½251986GLC Chess ChallengeC11 French
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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