The Master Game: Lobron – Quinteros

It can be a big shock to established players when the suddenly find themselves up against players who are breaking through. On paper they are supposed to be hot favourites but this in itself can cause their demise. In playing ‘to win’ they will often go beyond the bounds of what is correct play and allow their young opponents the chances they relish.

Here’s a case in point with the then young Eric Lobron producing a shocking victory over Miguel Quinteros. Though in retrospect none of us are surprised.


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: