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    London 1980

    Phillips and Drew Kings Chess Tournament

    Product Code: B0079IS

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    Publisher: Ishi Press
    Author: William Roland Hartston
    Year of Publication: 2010 (2nd)

    Pages: 222
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


    Book Description

    Phillips and Drew/GLC Kings 1980 was one of the great chess events. London was a desert for international tournament chess from 1948-1973. In 1975 there was the Evening Standard London Chess Fortnight. Although these were fine events and very valuable to English chess; they could not be compared with the events in Hastings and Teesside.

    Really the photo from the Daily Mail says it all. The game between 14 year old Nigel Short and Viktor Korchnoi attracted immense interest. I had feared there wouldn't be many spectators. How foolish! So a large number of children were hired to fill up the hall. Of course they couldn't see what was going on, so they came to the front in order to have a better view. Harry Golombek muttered, 'We can't have a mess like that again.' Leonard Barden said, 'We'll have to wait another 20 years anyway.'

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    Product Details

    Shopworn N/A
    ISBN 4871878597
    Manufacturer Ishi Press
    Author(s) William Roland Hartston
    Pages 222 Pages
    Publication Date Oct 5, 2010
    Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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