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Robert James Fischer vs Bernard Zuckerman
USA-ch (1965), New York, NY USA, rd 6, Dec-21
Sicilian Defense: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Variation (B87)  ·  1-0


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Dec-27-05  Saruman: Very nice kingwalk by Fischer!
Dec-27-05  yunis: strange moves by the 2 kings here !fishers king attacking' the other one escaping prematurely/ =fiscers phobia??
Dec-27-05  aw1988: <yunis> What!?
Jul-30-10  sevenseaman: King as an attacking piece is rare but Fischer has good precise execution of a steady attack.

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is decisively a finished product.

May-01-11  lost in space: I think <yunis> would like to point out, that there is first a (defensive) king maneuver from the black side, Kg8-f8,-e7,-d8,-c7,-b8,-a7, (moves 23-28), afterwards a nice (offensive) king maneuver from the white side ( Kh3-g4-h5-g6-xg7-xh6 (moves in between 43-54).

Now clear? For me a very, very nice game.

May-09-11  Xeroxx: So. What happens if 10... Nxe4
May-09-11  fab4: Well good question.. just looking at one possibility off the top of my head ( no silicon) 11.Bd5 Nc3 12. Nc3 Bd5 13. Qd5 Ra7 14. Be3 looks good for white..

But will investigate further lol

Jun-07-11  joelsontang: Zuckerman deserved at least a draw!
Jun-07-11  parisattack: < joelsontang: Zuckerman deserved at least a draw!>

I agree! Zuck-the-Book earned a draw here. Alas, "Life is unfair" - Jimmy Carter. And, "The good players are always lucky." - Capablanca

Jun-08-11  bronkenstein: <Alas, "Life is unfair" - Jimmy Carter. And, "The good players are always lucky." - Capablanca>

˝ I never lost to a healthy opponent ˝ Botvinnik , ˝The pirate from Riga˝ Tal and ˝He is winning due to his bad cigars˝ Lasker would agree , but by some strange accident they all were world champions =)

Jun-08-11  joelsontang: Robert Bryne in his game against Fischer in 1967 Interzonal Bryne forgot this game and played 12.Ng3 but was stunned with Fischer's 12...h5!! which starts a kingside attack with the black h-pawn used as a battering ram down the h file.
Jun-08-11  Strongest Force: Zuck The Book found out who the real book was.
Jun-08-11  Riverbeast: Did Zuckerman have to be in such a hurry to play 35...Rxc6?

If he just holds tight with 35...Bf6, Fischer has to open the position with an eventual c3, or g4-g5

Then, white's king is a little more exposed

Dec-20-13  NicholasShannon80: I just laughed when saw this this quickly the first time. Blacks king slowly walks across the board and 20 moves later whites king walks up the board.
Dec-20-13  RookFile: Yeah, it's genius. It looked like black had a fortress with those two centerpawns and everything else nailed down. White walks up there with his king and destroys the position.
Nov-13-15  ndg2: The Fischer King!
Nov-13-15  Granny O Doul: Maybe Black should have sacked the exchange one move earlier, when he could follow with ...d5. That Zuckerman missed a chance somewhere in this game definitely ring a bell.
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