Did Bobby Fischer blunder his bishop in game one of the 1972 world championship match against Boris Spassky?
IM Keaton Kiewra argues that he did not, proposing instead that Fischer gave up the bishop in a bold attempt to win a drawn endgame.
IM Kiewra shows you why this did not work, and discusses what could have led Fischer to press for a win when he should not have.
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Do super grandmasters make mistakes?
You bet they do. We saw two astounding blunders on the highest possible level in game six of the world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
So if world champions make errors in slow games, you can bet that super GMs make all kinds of blunders in blitz games, even as strong as they are.
GM Roman Dzindzichashvili shows you blunders made in a game featuring the second-best player in the world, Fabiano Caruana. | Watch video
GM Hikaru Nakamura is back in his analyst’s seat for rounds 5 and 6 of the ongoing world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand.
Nakamura joins Chess.com host IM Daniel Rensch in reviewing these two crucial games that will likely decide the fate of the 2014 world chess championship.
Find out what GM Nakamura and IM Rensch think of the dramatic finish to game 6, where Carlsen blundered, Anand missed it, and Carlsen wound up winning as a result. | Watch video
Even if you watched every move of game 6 live, you’ll want to check out this recap from GMs Yermolinsky and Atalik.
Round 6 of the world championship between Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand might go down as the most famous game of the match, because Carlsen made a beginner’s blunder — and just as quickly, Anand missed it!
Carlsen went on to win in this game that will surely be remembered for all time. | Watch video
Enjoy these highlights from the Sept. 29 broadcast of “Pardon Our Blunders,” where IM Daniel Rensch and Chess.com reporter Peter Doggers discuss a wide range of pressing chess topics.
What do Daniel and Peter think about cheating in chess, chess espionage, and Fabiano Caruana’s future residence? The only way to know is to watch this video.
Stick around to the end for the “Blunder of the Month”! | Watch video