Originally posted by sonhouseJust place the [ pgn] tag before the game and the [/ pgn] (without the spaces) after the game.
Here is a game in which he defeated Tal, the only Brit to beat a world champ since 1899. I have the game posted but would like to do it up right in the player people are using here. How do you do that from here?:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4 g6 7.Bd3 Bg7 8.Nge2 O-O 9.O-O a6 10.a4 Qc7 11.h3 Nbd7 12.f4 Re8 13.Ng3 c4 14.Bc2 Nc5 15.Qf3 ...[text shortened]...
This game was played in 1960. Jonathan is brother to the mathematician genius Roger Penrose.
Originally posted by greenpawn34How strong is Ollie?
A famous and really quite brilliant game.
Everytime someone in the following two decades played a brilliant sac win.
The British press always seem to add '....shades of Penrose-Tal.'
I recall writing something about is 1980 and quoted at least 3 examples.
Of course it then rained dog's abuse and I received some pretty festy letters.
"Thi ...[text shortened]... a pic from last month.
Originally posted by greenpawn34Dynamic family for sure! Like the Polgar's, eh. So what was he rated at his peak? Did Roger do OTB chess? I would think he would be more of a club player due to his extraordinary career, would not have left much time for tournaments.
I'd say he is still over 2100. Very solid, never blunders.
Over reach (or set him an opening trap) 🙁 and you lose.
He is 81 now and in that game where I took the picture he
did beat Andrew Green who I think scored 5½ at last years Britsh Ch.
He won the Lothain Championship in 2009. And a few good players
go in for that.
A bit shy and modest ...[text shortened]... born).
I then asked him what the opening was......5-6 secs....".Alpin Counter"....correct!