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LCC R4: Wins for Nakamura, Short and  McShane, who now leads with Carlsen
Wednesday, December 07, 2011 1:52
Luke McShane and Magnus Carlsen are sharing the lead after four rounds at the London Chess Classic. McShane, who beat his compatriot David Howell with Black on Tuesday, even has the tiebreak advantage. Carlsen drew with Vladimir Kramnik. Vishy Anand finished his long streak of draws with a loss against Hikaru Nakamura while Nigel Short got his...
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 17:42
(Press Release) 2012 is a special year for chess as the Rock's biggest and most popular international event celebrates its tenth birthday. The Tradewise 2012 Chess Festival will be held over 10 days from 24th January to  2nd February, 2012. As well as Judit Polgar, the world's top woman player, Mickey Adams, Nigel Short and Peter Svidler have all...
Kasparov beats Short 4.5-3.5 in blitz match
Sunday, October 09, 2011 22:38
(UPDATED) Garry Kasparov beat Nigel Short 4.5-3.5 in the YourNextMove blitz match that took place on Sunday evening in Leuven, Belgium. In a match that wasn't without mistakes, Kasparov had a 2-point lead after five games, but Short levelled the score with two consecutive wins. Kasparov then won the last game, and the match. Event Kasparov-Short...