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However, this handicap doesn’t stop him to excell in chess and achieve a GM title in 1994. He also won the German championships 3 times - 1993, 2002, and 2006.
Below is his last round win against the new British Champion - GM Stuart Conquest
GM Thomas Luther (2570) – GM Stuart Conquest (2536) [B07]
EU Championship 4th Liverpool (10.11), 18.09.2008
White has a better game but the win is far from clear, however Conquest made it easier for white with....
40...Bg6?? 40...Qf6 is the correct move and black can still play 41.Be4! and black resign because white threatening mates seems unstoppable for eg. 41...Be8 [41...Bxe4 42.Qf7+ Kh8 43.Qf8#; 41...Bh5 42.Bxh7+ Kh8 43.Qf8#] 42.Bxh7+ Kh8 43.Qf8# 1–0
photo fromthomas luther site