Nigel Short

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Nigel Short

Nigel Short (born June 1, 1965) is a British chess grandmaster and chess writer.


  • 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.

He is warned by FIDE

  • It is curious that it is far easier to maintain a high "manners" rating if, like Kasparov, you simply don't speak to anyone. I still have much to learn from the great man...
    • From his current personal profile at ChessBase Internet server, where he uses to play blitz. (08/05/2008)
  • 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.'

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