The very first opening that I used was the King's Knight Opening (includes Gunderam Defence, Greco Defence, Damiano Defence, Elephant Gambit, and Latvian Gambit.)
Constant practice and understanding the basics really help me a lot to know... | Read More
Salo junto a Keres
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Part 6. Ending and Aftermath, with Bobby speaking Russian
Previously on: Part 0, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.
But while some wrote articles, and others prepared to greet the new world champion in person, thinking that the next fe... | Read More
Part 3, in which Boris falters, and Bobby takes the lead
Previous installments: Part 0, Part 1, Part 2
But now, Bobby asked (or, should I say, demanded) that the third game, scheduled for July 16th, be played in a closed room, without any audi... | Read More
Nikolai Krogius was one of Spassky's coaches during his preparations for the match against Fischer. He shares a lot of insight from the Soviet camp.
Here are some quotes from his biographical book about Spassky, published in 1998 and 2000 (2 volu... | Read More