Nigel takes Reykjavik by, well, storm

1/14/2002 – After a harrowing battle with snow-storms Nigel Short did eventually arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland, for his match against local GM star Hannes Stefansson. After a somewhat shaky start – who's going to blame him after auch an adventurous journey – Nigel settled down to thoroughly beat Stefansson with a final score of 4½-1½. More

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Hannes Stefansson


Nigel Short

And this is the original Fischer-Spassky, which Short and Stefansson used for their match.


A full report on the event, pictures, commentary and all the games are to be found here...

 


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