Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, Circular 3

Nigel Short loves Gibraltar. He has won hither a couplet of times in addition to the worst he has done is finishing minute equal. Last twelvemonth he had a phenomenal lawsuit on the Rock, finishing minute to Ivanchuk (who scored an fifty-fifty to a greater extent than phenomenal success).

In circular iii he was paired alongside the the world no.14. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Nigel played the Azeri super-GM at the 2008 Dresden Olympiad in addition to gave him a skillful drubbing. One imagines that Mamedyarov would convey been thirsting for revenge today. Instead, he received about other skillful drubbing! Resignation at the terminate is slightly premature, if entirely because many spectators powerfulness non convey understood why, exactly at that topographic point is piddling dubiety that Nigel would convey finished the job.

Comments below are based on Nigel Short's comments later the game.

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