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Nigel Short, chess prodigy

Short, David.

Nigel Short, chess prodigy

his career and best games

by Short, David.

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Short, Nigel, 1965-,
    • Chess players -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Chess -- Collections of games

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementDavid Short ; edited by Leonard Barden ; discussion and analysis of games by George Botterill and comments by Nigel Short.
      ContributionsBarden, Leonard., Botterill, G. S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1439.S47 S54 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination258 p. :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3145813M
      ISBN 100571117864, 0571118607
      LC Control Number82670204

      Prodigy to Grandmaster Nigel Short () Short learned chess at age five from his father. [5] A chess prodigy, Short first attracted significant media attention as a year-old, by defeating Viktor Korchnoi, then ranked No. 2 in the world, in a simultaneous exhibition in London over 31 boards, where Short was the only victor. He was virtually self-taught. Grandmaster Nigel Short was appointed to serve as one of several Vice Presidents of the World Chess Federation, in October But sometimes he still playing chess games at places that he goes Here is a very recent blitz match he played with Russian chess prodigy, Volodar Murzin.

      Chess games of Nigel Short, career statistics, famous victories, opening repertoire, PGN download, discussion, and more. The chess games of Nigel Short Members Prefs Laboratory Collections Openings Endgames Sacrifices History Search Kibitzing Kibitzer's Café Chessforums Tournament Index Players Kibitzing. Greatest Hits Vol. 2. Nigel David Short is generally regarded as the strongest British grandmaster of the 20th century. Born on June 1st he started out as a chess prodigy, first attracting media attention by beating Viktor Korchnoi and Tigran Petrosian in simultaneous exhibitions at the age of ten and twelve years respectively.

        Nigel Short on chess book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Instructions, tips and quotes to help every level of player improve t /5(4). Click to read more about Nigel Short, Chess Prodigy: His Career and Best Games by David Short. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.


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Nigel Short, chess prodigy: His career and best games Hardcover – January 1, by David Short (Author)5/5(1). Nigel Short: Chess Prodigy - His Career and Best Games Paperback – January 1, by David Short (Author)5/5(1).

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Nigel Short has been reading Capablanca’s book on the Havana, tournament and comments to us: ‘I find Capablanca’s accusations against Jaffe, and by implication Marshall, a little unbecoming. The following excerpt is taken from the Faber Paperback "Nigel Short: Chess Prodigy", written by his father David Short (London, ).

It is an entertaining, readable book which is still available in the used books section of Amazon. Nigel David Short is generally regarded as the strongest British grandmaster of the 20th century. Born on June 1st he started out as a chess prodigy, first attracting media attention by beating Viktor Korchnoi and Tigran Petrosian in simultaneous exhibitions at the age of.

Nigel David Short was born in Leigh in Lancashire, the second son of Jean and David Short. A bona fide chess prodigy, Short defeated Viktor Korchnoi in a simul at the age of 10 and was the youngest ever qualifier for the British Championships at the age of When he earned his International Master title at the age of 14, he was at that time the youngest ever to earn that title.

nigel short was a chess prodigy who swept through the ranks of experienced grandmasters including anatoly karpov and jan timman to take on garry kasparov in the world championship. against kasparov, short was outclassed but he held his own with all the rest and played some wonderful tactical games for example against yasser seirawan.

this book is very useful indeed for players who like to 5/5(2). Though still a schoolboy, Nigel Short is already a chess celebrity. He qualified for the national men's final at 11 years old, was joint first in the British Championship at 14 and became the world's youngest IM at His latest achievement is to win the.

The World Chess Championship was one of the most controversial matches in chess history, with incumbent World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, and official challenger Nigel Short, splitting from FIDE, the official world governing body of chess, and playing their title match under the auspices of the Professional Chess response, FIDE stripped Kasparov of his title, and instead.

Celebrated by the British media as a "chess prodigy", Short participated in the British championship for the first time at the age of twelve.

In the Youth WCh in Dortmund in he came in second behind Garry Kasparov. 13 years later the pair would sit on opposite sides of the board for a real WCh match. Buy a cheap copy of Nigel Short, Chess Prodigy: His Career book by David Short.

Book by Short, David Free shipping over $ Nigel Short. 8K likes. Official page of the English chess ers: K. Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen born 30 November ) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and former chess prodigy who is the No.

1 ranked player in. Beating the Queen's Gambit in the British Chess Championship (), with GM Nigel Short - Duration: Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atla views   #agadmator Baadur Jobava vs Nigel Short Xtracon Chess Open (), Elsinore, rd 8, Jul English Opening: Agincourt Defense.

Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1. c4 e6 2. Fast and furious: Carlsen and Nakamura transform chess into an adrenaline sport when he admitted he had “wanted to crush” the year‑old prodigy Alireza Firouzja in.

Part of the Video Class series featuring Carol Vorderman, Nigel Short teaches us how to improve our game. “This video is a must for everyone: for absolute beginners, for occasional players, and. In less than pages Nigel Short shows how the game works, gives basic strategies lessons, and teaches chess notation.

Both the written instructions and illustrations are superb, crystal clear and straight to the point!5/5(6). Nigel David Short is the first Englishman to gain the right to challenge for the World Chess Championship title. Child prodigy at 9, British Championship qualifier at 11, International Master at 14, British Champion and Grandmaster at 19, he has been England's Number one since.

The author has written a really interesting book detailing the intrigues and drama of the match and the lead-in to the battle. By being close to the Short camp, he gives a clear look at Nigel Short the man and Nigel Short the chess player. Dirt is dished out on the other players who they encounter, who they like, who they dislike and why.4/5(3).Chess prodigies and mini-grandmasters by Frederic Friedel I like it!

One extraordinary chess prodigy came close. In Magnus Carlsen of Norway completed his GM norms, eight months later than Karjakin had done. Nigel Short finished joint first in the British Championship at the age of He became the Grand Master at the age of Nigel Short was the child prodigy and the most cognate person in the British chess world.

He made the excellent career, and its culmination was at the world champion title match with Gary Kasparov inat the Savoy theatre in London.