Greetings Chess Players. My name is Chris Torres and this is my daily chess musing for Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Today is March ninth and therefore it is Bobby Fischer’s birthday. Fischer, who died in 2008, would have turned 78-years-old today. Bobby Fischer, whom many believe to be the greatest chess player of all time,Continue reading “Happy Birthday Bobby Fischer”
Tonight’s position comes from a 1966 game played between Sven Johannessen (White) vs Bobby Fischer (Black) in Havana, Cuba. Johannessen has just played 26. Nf4. What did Bobby Fischer play here?
Today’s position is from the game between Robert James Fischer (White) and Lhamsuren Myagmarsuren (Black) played at the Sousse Interzonal on 10/15/1967. Black has just played 29… dxc2. What does Bobby Fischer play as white?
Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91 Pal Benko, a chess grandmaster who was among the world’s best players for two decades, but who gave up his place in the 1969-72 world championship cycle to Bobby Fischer, paving the way for Mr. Fischer to become world champion, died on Monday in Budapest.Continue reading “Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91”
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