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John Nunn vs Hoang Thanh Trang
2nd Principe de Asturias rapid (1992) (rapid), Oviedo ESP, rd 2, Dec-??
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  0-1



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Aug-21-04  Knezh: what does this game have to do with Short?
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  patzer2: White blunders with 20. Bd3?? (better was the simple but solid 20. Rc1 = or perhaps the more difficult 20 Qd2 ). After this mistake, Black has a winning "double attack" via 20. Bd3?? Bxd3! 21. Nxd3 (21. Rac1 Nc5! 22. Nxd3 Qxa2+ 23. Kf3 Qxb3 ) 21...Rc4! White resigns in this position, since 22. Qb2 Qxb2 23. Rc7+ follows with a decisive Black material advantage.
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  patzer2: Knezh, in my initial post I had mistaken Short for Nunn. In the only game after this in the Opening Explorer, Short had a decisive result in Short vs Timman, 1994.
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  Richard Taylor: This Trang plays some interesting chess was referred to him by a member of my Chess Club
Apr-10-08  Jim Bartle: How many times did Nunn lose to young girls in 21 moves?
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  whiteshark: Better than Nunn.

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