Fischer v. Spassky--Reykjavik 1972
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Fischer v. Spassky--Reykjavik 1972 by C. H. O"D Alexander

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Fischer, Bobby, 1943-,
  • Spassky, Boris Vasilyevich, 1937-,
  • Chess -- Tournaments, 1972

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] C. H. O"D. Alexander; with a report from Reykjavik by Francis Wyndham and drawings by Michael Foreman. Edited and designed by Derek Birdsall.
LC ClassificationsGV1455 .A47 1972b
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5086596M
ISBN 100140035737
LC Control Number74157876

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In game 3, in a small room backstage, Fischer beat Spassky for the first time in his life. The games then returned to the main stage, but without cameras. Winning again in games 5, 6, 8, and 10 the Fischer juggernaut had become unstoppable. On September 3, , Robert James Fischer became the 11th World Chess Champion. Bobby Fischer is at the board with Bob Hope () in a photograph on page of a book on the Spassky v Fischer match, Campeonato del mundo (San Sebastián, ). An advertisement for the television programme appeared, inter alia, on pages of CHESS, December Get this from a library! Fischer v. Spassky--Reykjavik [C H O'D Alexander; Francis Wyndham; Michael Foreman; Derek Birdsall].   After Robert Fischer failed to appear in (Game 2) over a disagreement about the presence of cameras in the playing hall, Boris Spassky was awarded a forfeit win leaving the score: Robert Fischer (0) and Boris Spassky (2). However if Spassky had not aknowledged Fischer.