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Nigel Short

Data de nascimento: 1. Junho 1965

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Nigel David Short é um enxadrista britânico, com título de Grande Mestre Internacional.

Em 1993 jogou contra Garry Kasparov a final do campeonato mundial de xadrez da PCA , que perdeu por 12,5 - 7,5. Para chegar à final, teve que vencer ao ex-campeão mundial Anatoly Karpov e a Jan Timman.

Citações Nigel Short

„They could start by removing some personnel: the head-butting, move-retracting, tournament-rigging, Zurab Azmaiparashvili for instance. He is a disgrace to the organisation. But never let it be said that he is a dunderhead.“

— Nigel Short
When asked how the World Chess Federation FIDE could be improved ([http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=4192 Nigel Short on FIDE: 'Either they don't know or they don't care']). Short had not long before been warned by the FIDE Ethics Commission for calling Azmaiparashvili a "dunderhead".

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„Rublevsky is not a sexy player.“

— Nigel Short
on Sergei Rublevsky in his [http://sport.guardian.co.uk/chess/story/0,,1808499,00.html Guardian column.]

„A friend of mine recently joked that his mobile phone will beat Magnus Carlsen. I said, ‘What are you talking about? My microwave could beat Magnus Carlsen.</b“

— Nigel Short
[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/04/14/chess-grandmaster-caught-using-iphone-to-cheat-during-international-tournament/ Washington Post] (April 14, 2015)