Nigel Short British chess player and writer

Nigel Short is a 57 years old British chess player and writer from Leigh, England. He was born on June 01, 1965 in Leigh, England as Nigel David Short.



Nigel David Short MBE is an English chess grandmaster chess columnist chess coach and chess commentator. Short earned the Grandmaster title at the age of 19 and was ranked third in the world by FIDE from January 1988 to July 1989. In 1993 he became the first English player to play a World Chess Championship match when he qualified to play Garry Kasparov in the World Chess Championship 1993 in London but lost.
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His real name:
Birth name of Nigel Short is Nigel David Short

Awards (2)

Awarded Member of the Order of the British Empire , awarded Order of the British Empire ,


He graduated from Bolton School

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What is Nigel's zodiac sign?

Nigel Short zodiac sign is gemini.

When is Short's next birthday?

Nigel Short was born on the , which was a Tuesday. He will be turning 58 in only 247 days from today (27 September, 2022).

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