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Alexander Kevitz vs Robert James Fischer
Manhattan blitz (1971), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Aug-08
Gruenfeld Defense: Three Knights. Hungarian Variation (D93)  ·  0-1
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Jul-15-06  oao2102: wow! A fischer game with no kibitzing...there can't be too many of these
Jul-15-06  suenteus po 147: <oao2102> There's well over a hundred here in the database still. Much rarer, though, is the Fischer win without kibitzing.
Aug-18-08  Helios727: Was this one lost on time?
Oct-28-08  Endangered71: I don't think it was lost on time. Black is a rook up.
Mar-30-09  thebuilder05: Well, it says Manhattan BLITZ. I think white could just take a chance and move his pieces over to support the pawn
Mar-30-10  orangehonda: Don't be silly, Fischer was invincible at blitz vs top players in the 70s, moving all around hoping for a win on time may work in trash online games against amateurs but not against Fischer...
Mar-31-10  AnalyzeThis: If anything, I suspect that Fischer would have won on time, not Kevitz. "White resigns" was definitely the right move.
Jul-03-11  Damianx: Just to clever he makes it look like he is playing me not GM,s
Feb-17-12
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  Penguincw: This game started like how it started in Game of the Century.
Aug-21-13  jerseybob: This was played at the Manhattan CC, 8/8/71, right after he polished off Larsen 6-0, with Petrosian looming next. (1)Fischer 21 1/2 (out of 22) (2)Soltis 19 1/2,etc. Most of his wins that day could stand up well as regular tournament games.
Aug-21-13
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  offramp: Fischer's opponent was 70 years old!
For Fischer to beat him at blitz was hardly the Upset of the Century.
Aug-21-13  jerseybob: Offramp: I'm not sure I get the purpose of your post. I never suggested this game was an upset; I was just noting the quality of the play. Fischer was Fischer, but even at 70 Alex Kevitz was still a strong master, not the spent force you seem to be implying.
Aug-22-13
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  offramp: Poor old Alexander Kevitz! Hooked up to an ECG, attended by nurses and specialists, communicating his moves from the gurney by flickers of his eyelashes, and Robert James Fischer bashing out moves like a machine-gun and spluttering out bits of milkshake as he shouts, Knights on the rim are grim and So you drew with Svetozar Gligoric LOL!!
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