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Boris Spassky Seriously Ill

  • SonofPearl
  • on 9/23/10, 9:48 AM.

Russian news sources are reporting that the former world champion, Boris Vasilievich Spassky is seriously ill, having been hospitalized after suffering a stroke.

Spassky, now 73 years old, fully recovered from a previous stroke in 2006, but the tone of news reports suggest that this time it is more serious, and the tenth world champion is fighting for his life.

Spassky was world chess champion from 1969 until 1972, taking the title from Tigran Petrosian and losing it to Bobby Fischer.

Best wishes for a speedy recovery, Boris Vasilievich!

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  • 4 years ago

    tatz_segura

    GOD Bless

  • 4 years ago

    EDONG

    You will win the fight. Just winning chess games. Be well with prayer.

  • 4 years ago

    ksbalan04

    We will put you in our prayers for your speedy recovery.

  • 4 years ago

    jpd303

    things will work out how they should. Mr.Spassky i wish you and you family comfort in troubled times. your games have provided my inspiration for years, you are a god of the immortal game. best of luck.

  • 4 years ago

    Dimitrije_Mandic

    Get well, Boris! Until about a week ago I didn't realize it, but he's probably my favourite World Champion of all!

  • 4 years ago

    mf92

    I don't want to sound rude but no human lives forever, but his games will

  • 4 years ago

    JoseO

    I hope he recovers. Of the videos that I have seen of him, he seems like a nice man.

    Best wishes Boris

  • 4 years ago

    kinetics

    Wishing on your soonest recovery Boris........

  • 4 years ago

    64idi0t

    He is the greatest gentleman among the world champions! Only the gentlemanship of Tarrasch could be compared to his gentlemanship! Boris, get well!

  • 4 years ago

    sgolemi

    Great chessplayer! Hoping for his best!

  • 4 years ago

    TheDarkKnite

    My prayers are with you

  • 4 years ago

    Salik

    im sure there are better pics of his

  • 4 years ago

    Kolems

    You are constantly in my prayers, Boris.

  • 4 years ago

    4m4z1ng

    post a chess game please

  • 4 years ago

    Maseh

    Mind over Body is the key for you to be victorious.  You can do it as you always did. It is a blessing  such an extraordiary person like Boris Spassky is borne and never die.   The gift of mental capcity of this caliber is not been given to every one, but given to few special persons to guide and still to be humbel.

    Get well soon, you are needed.

  • 4 years ago

    chatur


    We earnestly hope that You will be able to escape the attempted checkmate of life! Wish you a Speedy Recovery, Boris.
  • 4 years ago

    tomlim

    Hope u recover soonSmile

  • 4 years ago

    chatur

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  • 4 years ago

    restinpeace

    My HOPES and PRAYERS for Mr.Spassky, i wish a quick and fast recovery. Guys PRAYERS for this great man.

  • 4 years ago

    rorschach1985

    Wishing you a very speedy recovery.  Get well soon.

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