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1960: Spassky Beats Fischer AND Bronstein with the King's Gambit!

1960: Spassky Beats Fischer AND Bronstein with the King's Gambit!

kamalakanta
Jan 21, 2017, 10:10 PM 6

In 1960, Boris Spassky soundly defeated two of the best players in the world with an archaic opening: The King's Gambit!

In the first game shown here, Spassky beats Fischer at Mar del Plata in 1960....Spasskly won this tournament ahead of fischer and Bronstein, scoring 12 wins, no losses and 3 draws!

Spassky beat both Fischer AND Bronstein in 1960 with his beloved King's Gambit. The interesting part is that Bronstein himself was a great exponent of this opening!


The game against Bronstein was played in the 1960 USSR Championship:

 



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