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Robert James Fischer vs Denis Allan
Clock simul, 10b (1964) (exhibition), Montreal CAN, Feb-24
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Fritz Variation (C57)  ·  1-0



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Sep-08-04  WMD: This game features in Donaldson's A Legend on the Road. Bobby himself had annotated the game in the Spring 1964 issue of the American Chess Quarterly.

On Black's 13...Nf4, Fischer comments: 'Brilliant! Beautiful! The only trouble is that it loses! With 13...Bxh2+!! Black could have pulled off a neat win."

After 14.Kxh2 (14.Kh1 Bf4) 14...Nf4 15.Bxf4 Qh4+ 16.Kg1 Bxe4 17.dxe4 Qxf4 with a winning material advantage.

Sep-08-04  Lawrence: <Junior 8> says that Bobby didn't take into account the possibility of 17.Bg3 Qh5 18.dxe4 Qxb5 19.Nc3 eval -0.04
Sep-08-04  WMD: I looked at this myself and Fritz gives Black a +0.7 advantage after 19...Qxb2 20.Rfc1. Such are the vagaries of computer evaluations. More importantly I suspect this is a technically won position for Black.
Sep-08-04  Giancarlo: NN has lost to all the best players. Doesn't he get sick of losing? :-) Personally if I were him I would quit...hahaha
Sep-08-04  Nomen Nescio: Never.
Sep-09-04  IT4LICO: Look at Robert James Fischer vs Burger San Francisco 1963 Fischer vs Burger, 1963

Did not Fisher learn by error?:)

Sep-09-04  Giancarlo: Ya, Fischer learned, but NN never did :-)
Aug-28-05  sneaky pete: But he did! NN changed his name to Denis Allan and represented Canada in one of the 1987 interzonals.
Dec-25-06  Rubenus: <Giancarlo> Mr. Nomen Nescio never played Euwe or Spassky, they were both world champions.
Sep-02-10  TheFocus: Allan reported that he had lost the score-sheet and was surprised to see the game in a book about Fischer, albeit with him named as “N.N.” This game also appeared with Fischer’s notes in <American Chess Quarterly>, Spring 1964. In <Bobby Fischer Uncensored> by David DeLucia, 2009, is a photograph of the score-sheet. The actual score-sheet was found in Fischer’s possessions after his death. The photo is on page 83.
Nov-29-14  TheFocus: From a clock simul in Montreal, Canada on February 24, 1964.

Fischer scored +10=0-0.

Dec-23-18  DonChalce: Fischeresque!
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  HeMateMe: Looks like they're packing up, in Allan Town.
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  Art2000F: Three brilliant moves in a row ... impressive ...

16. Bxd6!! cxd6
17. Rxe1!! Qf6?
18. Nc3!!

[as per Stockfish via]

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