An Englishman’s Win Over Kasparov

Here’s some nice coverage of a Nigel Short win over Garry Kasparov from the Speed Chess Challenge final in London 1987. Kasparov won the match 4-2 but lost a couple of games en route.

Short’s opening is totally offbeat of course, but perhaps not such a silly choice against his supremely well prepared opponent.



Author: NigelD

Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: