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Robert James Fischer vs Wolfgang Uhlmann
Herceg Novi blitz (1970) (blitz), Herceg Novi MNE, rd 9, Apr-08
French Defense: Winawer Variation. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15)  ·  1-0
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Aug-21-05  wheelchiar bandit: yumy!
Aug-26-05  gomickeylol: Wow??
Aug-26-05  gomickeylol: 23...Nc5??
May-27-06  ChessDude33: <gomickeylol: 23...Nc5??> what else is there to play? As pointed out in the game 22. Bxe2 was the mistake. Fischer sure gives some good notes!
Oct-26-07  eyalbd: It's quite impressive to see the moves d6 and c5 played in a blitz game.
Jan-17-08  notyetagm: <eyalbd: It's quite impressive to see the moves d6 and c5 played in a blitz game.>

21 d5-d6! and 22 c4-c5!! is an incredible combination to play in a blitz game, showing the immense power of <DISCOVERED ATTACK>.

Position after 21 d5-d6!


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Position after 21 ... c7xd6 22 c4-c5!!


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Position after 22 ... ♗a6x♗e2?? 23 c5xd6+


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Jan-18-08  RookFile: Tal said that Fischer's blitz games from this tournament were worthy of a lot of study.
Jan-18-08  notyetagm: <RookFile: Tal said that Fischer's blitz games from this tournament were worthy of a lot of study.>

His record in this tournament was extraodinary. A chess god could hardly improve on Fischer's performance, which was like unbelievable <+17(!) -1(!) =4> if I remember correctly.

Sep-12-08  joelsontang: where can i get notes by fischer apart from his 60 memorable games???
Sep-12-08  Riverbeast: Fischer's iron accuracy wins again.

A lot of his opponents played the Winawer against him in this tournament...I guess word was getting out that he had trouble with this opening....But aside from his only loss of the tournament to Korchnoi, he handled the Winawer quite well at Herceg Novi

Dec-30-08
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  Eyal: <Fischer: If 15...e5 16.Nxg6 exd4 White has many interesting possibilities; the most sure is 17.Nf4 dxe3 18.Rxd6 Rxd6 19.fxe3 h4 20.Be2 with a winning position in the endgame with two strong Bishops.>

The assessment of the position at the end of this line as decidedly winning for White may be a tad too optimistic, but in any case this comment by Fischer nicely illustrates what Robert Byrne wrote about his style in the introduction to Mednis' "How to Beat Bobby Fischer":

<In discussing some of his most exciting games with him, I am struck primarily by his evaluation of the play in predominantly simple positional terms and endgame possibilities, very much in the manner of Capablanca. Even in the midst of mopping up the floor with Najdorf by smashing through a sacrificial attack (in Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962), he never let the tactical fireworks distract him from envisaging the entire situation in terms of pawn structure, weak squares, and other solid, positional considerations. To confirm further Capablanca's heavy influence on his play, it must be pointed out that whenever he is faced with the choice between pursuing a promising middle-game attack and achieving a small but clear and certain endgame advantage, Fischer invariably goes for the endgame.>

Oct-06-12
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  Garech: A beautiful tactical game from Fischer; laced with traps and always waiting to explode! Hard to believe it was blitz.

-Garech

Nov-04-13  Conrad93: The commentary isn't very accurate.

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