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John Nunn vs Niaz Murshed
Commonwealth-ch 3rd (1985), London ENG, rd 7, Feb-22
Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89)  ·  1-0



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Aug-15-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: 32.Qxe5!lol, just cracks me up.
Sep-19-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: Nice find, Timothy! I suppose 37.? and "white to win" would be a decent puzzle, too.
Sep-20-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: Have you ever read Nunn's books?He is a Genius.He literaly wrote the book on tactics.
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  wordfunph: <The game Nunn-Murshed had a noteworthy finish, which gained it the brilliancy prize of Novag chess computer, which was quite logical given that the Novag chess computer company sponsored the tournament. Nine months after the end of the tournament, following repeated complaints about the non-appearance of the prize, the computer finally arrived. It didn't work.> :-)

i'm not sure, i may have taken this bit of trivia from the book "John Nunn's Best Games".

this maybe the game GM Nunn was referring.

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Here Nunn played 38.♖e4 but has the 'opportunity' to sac his rook twice in a mate in 5 instead. How?

Solution: (in reverse)

40.♖e8 ♕f8 39.♖e4 ♖xf6 38.♗xf6+

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