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By Garry Kasparov

This booklet brings jointly the 2 maximum names within the heritage of chess. the writer, Garry Kasparov, is the realm number 1 and, through universal consent, the best participant ever. the topic of the ebook, Bobby Fischer, is the single American to became global champion and is definitely one of the maximum normal expertise the area has ever seen.

In the interval among 1955 and 1972 Fischer, roughly single-handedly, took at the may perhaps of the Soviet Chess Empire, and received. in this time Fischer scored miraculous successes the like of which had no longer been obvious earlier than. those integrated 11/11 within the 1963/64 US Championship and fit victories (en path to the realm Championship) by means of the rating of 6-0 opposed to of the most powerful avid gamers on the earth, Mark Taimanov and Bent Larsen. The climax of Fischer's crusade was once his unforgettable fit win in Reykjavik in 1972 opposed to Boris Spassky.

Fischer is nearly both famous for his temperamental behaviour clear of the board, as his play on it. He made severe calls for of all these round him together with event organisers. whilst those calls for weren't met he usually refused to play. The 1972 fit opposed to Spassky required the intervention of at the least Henry Kissinger to delicate issues over. In 1975 while he was once as a result of shield his name opposed to Anatoly Karpov, Fischer was once thoroughly not able to agree phrases with FIDE (the international Chess Federation) and used to be defaulted. After this he roughly gave up chess, enjoying just once, a 'return' fit opposed to Spassky in 1992.

In this e-book, a needs to for all severe chessplayers, Kasparov analyses deeply Fischer's maximum video games and assesses the legacy of this nice American genius.

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