Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Nigel Short vs Larino Nieto, 11th Gibraltar Masters

29th January 2013, Kuala Lumpur – Here is a game from the 11th Gibraltar Masters of the defending champion, GM Nigel Short of England playing against Larino Nieto during the 7th round of the Gibraltar Masters 2013 in Caleta, England. Nigel won this 7th round game as white.


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Video on “ Chess Battle of the Sexes” in Gibraltar:
The official website reported that a three match blitz event raising £1000 for charity was held in the Bay restaurant on Saturday evening. It was won 2-1 by the men in a close contest. The first game was played at 15 minutes per team; games two and three at 7 minutes. The clock stayed on the arbiter's table, and had to be pressed by each player in turn.

The two teams: MEN: Kiril Georgiev, Liem Le Quang, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Emil Sutovsky, Gawain Jones, Gata Kamsky. WOMEN: Jovanka Houska, Nana Dzagnidze, Xue Zhao, Tania Sachdev, Valentina Gunina, Viktorija Cmilyte.


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