This one will be on my tombstone when I die

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11/6/2020 – "There might be a few viewers who are not aware of this game..." Sagar Shah says in a YouTube meeting. Nigel Short: "They don't exist! I've been to the Galapagos Islands, where the iguanas knew this game." In this entertaining 7½-minute video former World Championship challenger runs us through his most famous game, with two stand-up comedians watching. Pure enjoyment.

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Nigel: I've been to Mongolia, and on planes there people come to me and say "Great game you played against Timman". So no, I  refuse to believe there is anybody 0n the planet who doesn't know this game.

Sagar: Okay so just for the aesthetic beauty, this was the game between Nigel and Timman, played in Tilburg in 1991. Was just any tournament or it was like part of the Candidates or something like that?

Nigel: No, no they used to have very strong  tournaments in Tilburg, double round robin events with eight of the best players in the world, and that ran for many years. So that was a major, major tournament. 

 

 

 


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