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Robert James Fischer vs Donald P Reithel
Simul, 75b (1964) (exhibition), Rochester, NY USA, Feb-15
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jan-22-06  Whitehat1963: Where did Fischer miss the win in this one?
Sep-20-09  Xeroxx: Fischer can play 25. Bd5

then exd5
26. e6+ Ke7 27. exd7 Rxd7 28. Rxa6

Jul-29-10
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  GrahamClayton: Reithel had apparently played a correspondence game with Fischer back in 1955, as part of Fischer's short-lived CC career.
Jul-29-10
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  NM JRousselle: 18 Ne6 is an error.

18 b4! ends the game quickly.

If Black retreats the bishop, Ne6 wins. If Black captures on d4, cd wins.

Sep-29-10
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  GrahamClayton: Donald P Reithel was a member of the Ontario Chess Club in Ontario, NY, and was the editor of the "Chess Correspondent".

A short story by Reithel can be found here:

http://www.chess-iecc.com/journaltx...

Nov-29-14
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  TheFocus: From a simul in Rochester, New York on February 15, 1964.

Fischer scored +69=5-1.

Apr-03-16
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  Benzol: I'd be interested in seeing the Fischer - Reithel game that <TheFocus> mentioned in the kibitzing on the A W Conger vs Fischer, 1955 game.

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