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Boris Spassky vs Robert James Fischer
Fischer - Spassky (1992), Sveti Stefan & Belgrade YUG, rd 10, Sep-19
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Variation (E34)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Nov-09-05  lopium: It seems. Anyway, that's the second link I see here, for this page. ;)
Dec-18-05  Victor25: I saw the pic you're talking about, and I must say it looks like a fake. Sure, that may be Fischer in the picture, but it looks like someone cut the head off of the other guy and attached Kasparov's on it as a joke (which I didn't find to be too funny). As for weather the news about Fischer actually making that challenge, I don't know. I checked out the link you had posted, but it seems they updated the news and no longer has anything about it posted up.
Dec-18-05  PARACONT1: I'd like to link up with the broad on the main site there!
Dec-18-05  HannibalSchlecter: Interesting game. Looks like the Fischer of old but with some rustiness. I heard Fischer was criticized for his play in this match (Kasparov said he had ruined his own legacy), which is probably unfair since Fischer was inactive for 20 years, so in light of that, what more can you expect from a player?
Dec-19-05  PARACONT1: Kasparov was just jealous and enraged that Fischer could come out of retirement and get a $5 million match deal when the most he (Kaspy) ever got was a $3 million match. It fully revealed the fact that Kaspy couldn't hold a candle to Fischer's popularity despite everything Kaspy had done.
Dec-19-05  KingG: <It fully revealed the fact that Kaspy couldn't hold a candle to Fischer's popularity despite everything Kaspy had done.> That says more about chess 'fans' than it does about Kasparov.
Dec-19-05  PARACONT1: <KingG> Obviously. Could there possibly be any other practical intepretation?
Dec-19-05  KingG: Well, you could argue that Kasparov isn't as great as Fischer and that's why he isn't as popular.
Dec-19-05  PARACONT1: No. Only die hard fools looking for a silly argument would see it that way.
Dec-19-05  KingG: There are more out there than you think.
Jul-01-07  timhortons: ask your self why all of the grandmasters kasparov has a very sarcastic tone on fischer in his books publish....why gary?
Jul-01-07
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  keypusher: <ask your self why all of the grandmasters kasparov has a very sarcastic tone on fischer in his books publish....why gary?>

Maybe you have a different version of OMGP IV than I do.

Aug-10-07  RookFile: Fischer did his homework for this game, and played a theorectical novelty in a popular line of the Nimzo, coming close to winning. Spassky saved himself with his strong knowledge of the endgame.
Nov-03-07  Gameoverziggy: I do not think that this game would be to hard to draw for a GM even if his opponent is Fischer. Bishops of opposite colour are known to be drawish.
Dec-17-07  RookFile: The pure bishops of opposite colors, yes. But when pieces are added to the board, a draw is actually the least likely result, as usually somebody can mount an attack on a color that the other guy simply cannot answer.
Dec-17-07  slomarko: boring game, Fischer has the advantage due to Spasski's bad play in the opening but unfortunately he has no idea how to convert.
Jan-31-08  Gameoverziggy: <RookFile: The pure bishops of opposite colors, yes. But when pieces are added to the board, a draw is actually the least likely result, as usually somebody can mount an attack on a color that the other guy simply cannot answer.> There is 2 many pawns on the board to effectivley launch an attack with just 2 rooks and a bishop, black has no fear of getting mated in this position if might be different if there were queens on the board and if one or two more pawns were removed.
Jul-25-09  WhiteRook48: boring!
Aug-14-09  WhiteRook48: black still has to be alert. checking on the a1-h8 diagonal drops the queen
Mar-12-11  fab4: Boring, boring, boring game. God I was bored playing thru that! Beared no resemblance to a Nimzo or to 'interesting' chess .
Jun-03-12  RookFile: 31. e4 was a nifty little move, letting Spassky sneak in one more pawn trade. This left Fischer with not quite enough to work with here.
Jun-22-13  nymfobich: With the white pieces, nobody commenting here could have survived against Fischer after move 47. Anybody claiming this game is boring is an EXTREMELY weak player. Do you think Carlsen games are more exciting? Give me a break!
Jun-22-13  Petrosianic: <Anybody claiming this game is boring is an EXTREMELY weak player.>

Trollmarko is a long time troll who will say anything for attention. He's also a very weak player, but that's neither here nor there. Also, he hasn't trolled here in about 2 years. For you to get nailed by him now is like tripping over an abandoned Japanese mine from WWII.

Dec-07-13  Owl: Nice save by Fischer but real bad play before that he should watched his h pawn.
Jun-24-14  RookFile: You're got it backwards, my friend. It was a nice save by Spassky. The only person who had winning chances in this game was Fischer.
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