John Nunn( chess-player)
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Biography John Nunn
Born April 25, 1955 in London.
Winner of international tournaments in Budapest (1978), Wiesbaden (1981), Zurich (1984), Geneva (1987), Wijk aan Zee (1990, 91), Hastings (1993) and others.
Grandmaster since 1978, Mr..
Professional rating on 1 April 2001. - 2558
FIDE rating of 1 April 2001. - 2595
In the galaxy of brilliant English players' children chess boom, John Nunn has its own special place. His originality manifested itself very early. In 15 years, John became the youngest ever in the history of England (for the last 400 years) a student at Oxford. In 23 years he has PhD. Before 1981, he combines the work of professor of mathematics at Oxford, with the participation in tournaments. Still love for chess victory - Nunn becomes the "pure" professional. John has always featured a creative approach to chess struggle, and the interpretation of current position. The subsequent decade was the most fruitful in his chess career. John has played in numerous tournaments, protects color England team at the Olympics. It is the team sample the eighties has become one of the most serious competitors for the USSR national team history. For team, John has always played with enthusiasm.
At the Olympiad in 1984 in Thessaloniki, Nunn shows the best result on the second board - 10 of 11. It's time to recall another side of the chess talents of John. Nunn is known for the fact that immediately captures the essence of the position. In a single day off in the Olympics, he took part in the Olympic competition solvers, . and won! By the way, . the sum of performances in these championships in Britain and the world team championships, . Nannu was awarded the title of international master in this kind of "chess-round",
. Recently Nunn is much less. He found himself in the epistolary genre, having written several chess books. This can not but rejoice. Recently there has been an obvious lack of good chess books. These works of John can tell only extracts published in the magazine "Chess Life" and "New in Chess". In my opinion, just cool.