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Robert James Fischer vs John Dedinsky
Simul, 57b (1964), Milwaukee, WI USA, May-14
French Defense: Winawer. Advance Variation (C19)  ·  0-1
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Aug-10-13  GumboGambit: Fischer falls prey to a Queen Trap
Dec-03-14
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  TheFocus: From a simul in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 14, 1964.

Fischer scored +48=5-4.

Dec-03-14
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  AylerKupp: Ouch! An obvious oversight, understandable in a simultaneous exhibition. Then again, of all the openings he faced, Fischer seemed to have the most trouble against the French defense.
Sep-05-17  N.O.F. NAJDORF: Couldn't agree more!

If you look at his tournament results for 1970, they are fantastic, yet he lost a game to a lowly-placed master by the name of Kovacevic.

Is it a coincidence that that game was a French Defence, Winawer?

It is astounding how many players played the Sicilian against Fischer or allowed the Ruy Lopez, even though they must have realised that he was an expert in both openings.

Had more players tried the French or Caro-Kann, Fischer's results might have been rather different.

Dec-03-17
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  tpstar: Black to Play and Win after 17. h5.

Sometimes you Winawer, sometimes you Loseawer.

Dec-03-17
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  MissScarlett: Can happen to the best of them: Capablanca vs P Natali, 1922
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