Jack of all trades Nick Murphy

8/4/2018 – Our DVD and tutorial author Nick Murphy is actually a Shakespearean actor, but not everything is Shakespeare in the life of a performer. Thus, the versatile chess lover has already been active in many commercials, the latest of which is an advertising clip for German home improvement retailer Obi. | Photo: Obi promotional video

Queen's Gambit Declined Queen's Gambit Declined

In this second edition of the "Master & Amateur" style ChessBase DVD in English, International Master Lorin D'Costa and chess-software expert Nick Murphy take you through the main ideas of the QGD in an easy to understand, conversational style.

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The common man also plays chess

Nick Murphy is an avid chess player and an actor by profession. When he first toured Germany with a Shakespeare company, he also visited Hamburg and passed by the ChessBase office as a ChessBase user. But not everything is Shakespeare for an actor, so Nick Murpy has worked in many other areas as well. He has been on staff for London's Chess & Bridge shop. And for ChessBase users, he recorded video tutorials in which he explained the features of various Fritz program. 

Together with International Master Lorin D'Costa, Nick Murphy also recorded three "master & amateur" style DVDs. 

Now you could admire the versatile chess friend and actor in an advertising clip for OBi. Anyone who has a garden and has to mow it once again can feel the enthusiasm of Nick Murphy on the Lux Tools B-RT165 / 92 directly. Who would not like to have the monster in his garden?

The LUX-TOOLS lawn tractor B-RT165 / 92 has a working width of 92 cm as a rear ejector. The B & S engine has a displacement of 500 cc and a power of 9.5 kW. The device transmission has 7 forward and 7 reverse gears. The turning radius is 46 cm. The cutting height is 5-fold adjustable between 30 mm and 95 mm. The grass catcher has a capacity of 240 l.

Technical data of the Lux-Tool lawn tractor

Unit performance: 9.5 kW (12.9 hp) at 2800 rpm (revolutions)
Ejector system: rear ejector Transmission type: Transmatic Forward & reverse gears: 7/7
Cutting width: 92 cm
Min. Cutting height: 30 mm
Max. Cutting height: 95 mm
Electric start: Yes
Mulching function: Available as an accessory
Delivery condition: Partially assembled
Volume: 240 l
Wheel diameter front / rear: 15/18 cm
Recommended area: larger than 2000 m²
Number of cutting height increments: 5 pieces

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macauley macauley 8/5/2018 10:22
@Aighearach - Hardy har har
Aighearach Aighearach 8/5/2018 09:35
First time I've heard performer pronounced with a silent P, I'm curious what dialect that is?
jaberwocky jaberwocky 8/5/2018 05:26
Here's an interesting article about Shakespeare and chess:http://www.chessmaniac.com/chess-and-shakespeare/.
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