In the run up to the crucial Brexit vote next month I thought I’d show some games by the England team from the European Team Championships in Skara, 1980. England won bronze amidst powerful opposition including the Soviet Union and Hungary, and they did it in remarkable style.
Here is the most famous game from the England – USSR match, Tony Miles’ remarkable win against the then World Champion using 1…a6. Was Karpov insulted by this move? I’m sure he was.