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Harold James Plaskett vs Nigel Short
Banja Luka (1985), Banja Luka YUG, Apr-??
English Opening: Symmetrical Variation. Hedgehog Defense (A30)  ·  1-0



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May-28-05  aw1988: Nice.
May-29-05  Poisonpawns: (aw1988) CHk this one out by plaskett also! Plaskett vs Miles, 1986
May-29-05  aw1988: Yes, I saw, both very pretty games.
May-29-05  MrSifter: Plaskett was the man in british chess during the early-mid 80's!!! Brilliant tactician. See also his beatiful win over Anand a few years later.
Jun-04-05  Poisonpawns: A birthday present for NIgel :-)
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  Richard Taylor: Great game by Plaskett
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  ToTheDeath: Great piece sacrifice for a powerful central pawn phalanx. Perhaps it should have been declined with 14...Qd8 although White is a bit better here too.

<21...Qb8?> is a decisive error, 21...Bxd5! 22.Nxd5 Nxd5 23.Bxd5 Nxe5! keeps Black in the game.

Mar-18-21  GlennOliver: As the other kibitzers have noted, this is really top-class and highly original tactical play from Plaskett.

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