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By Max Euwe, Jan Timman

In 1972 a boy from Brooklyn broke the hegermony of Soviet chess. Bobby Fischer, the best genius the sport had ever see, accomplished his campaign opposed to 'the commie cheaters' through defeating Boris Spassky in Reyjavik. The fit of the Century electrified the realm. Chess used to be entrance web page information in all places. nobody desired to omit a notice, a movement or perhaps the slightest aspect concerning the fight of Bobby Fischer opposed to the terrifying superpower that for many years had exploited its superiority in chess as an irrefutable justification of communism. The chilly warfare used to be nonetheless a daily truth, and Fischer appealed to the loads. Bobby used to be good-looking yet lonely, excellent yet unusual. nearly a yr earlier than the 1st flow was once made on the board, the infighting all started. Fischer stood company in his whims and desires. the area regarded on in anxiousness and anticipation as Bobby quarreled concerning the venue, the variety of video games, the prize-fund, the tv rights, the cameras, the lights, the chairs. could the fit be performed in any respect? The acclaimed vintage Fischer international Champion conveys the complete drama of the Fischer-Spassky conflict, either off and on the board. ultimately to be had in an English variation, it's a blow-by-blow account of the difficult prelude to the fit through the past due Max Euwe, the then FIDE President. Euwe's diplomatic talents and iron will kept the fit opposed to fantastic odds. Fischer international Champion! beneficial properties the unique analyses of the video games through Jan Timman, one of many world's most interesting analysts. Fischer international Champion! will let the reader to relive one of many nice moments in chess historical past.

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Ela2±. �a6 (��c8) 42 ... g4+- White's plan is standard: his king will go across to the a-pawn and win the bishop for it. ic4 (another 1 point) It is important to prevent ... 'Llb3. With the c2-pawn now securely blockaded, White is in control. @xh4! 4 ... ifl @e? if5! gxh4?? and white has the "wrong bishop". Black would reach a simple draw by sacrificing his bishop for the a-pawn and putting his king in the h8-corner. �c2 Black is in zugzwang. White will push his pawn to g6 and then run with his king to the queenside.

3 ... f2t! Elxf2 Elh1# (another 1 point) The bishop is very well placed on the long diagonal. 3 ... g4+. 2... @g2 Wfxd2t ( 1 point) White will quickly be mated. 0-1 34 Scoring, Maximum number of points is 22 points and above . Excellent od 15 points an d above- ····················· ············,... Go 11 points······························································,.. Pass mark 19 .... .. Ifyou scored less than 1 1 points, we recommend that you read the chapter again and repeat the exercises which you got wrong.

Marshall - A. Burn Another typical combination. tiJd5! xg6! �xg6t A strong combination. White opens up the castled position and brings his queen nearer to the opposing king. j,xe7 is good too: 4 ... �ge5t 1-0 l. �xg6 2 ... tiJd7 ( 1 point) ( 1 point) Black tries to develop his pieces. But he is too late! Other attempts also fail: a) 2 .. l:l:h3 and the threat of :8f3t is decisive. b) 2 ... CLlf6t+- Ex. tiJg5 White must bring his queen nearer to the opposing king. The knight rushes to help the attack.

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