Play Against Bobby Fischer

Play Against Bobby Fischer

Do you have what it takes to compete with one of the greatest players of all time?

Check out 25 examples from the games of the chess legend, 11th World Champion Bobby Fischer. In each of these examples, you will 'partner' with Fischer's opponent and be given an opportunity to examine Fischer's last move, identify Fischer's objectives, come up with your move-candidates and execute the best moves, plans, and tactics. Try beating Fischer today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn from the games of a one-of-a-kind chess genius!
  • Find the weaknesses in Fischer’s moves and see if you can play like his greatest opponents!
  • Find the tactical ideas played by Fischer and his top contemporaries!
Lesson 1

Lesson 1

You are playing black and your 'partner' is Ross Carbonell (simul in Houston). It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 24.Bxc7, grabbing the black pawn. What are Black's options and how should he respond?
2 Challenges
Lesson 2

Lesson 2

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Ludeck Pachman. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer just played 55. Rd3-c3. Why do you think he played this move? Does White have any good opportunities? What should he do?
3 Challenges
Lesson 3

Lesson 3

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Robert Sobel. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer just played 22...e7-e6. Why do you think he played this move? Does White have any good opportunities? What should he do?
5 Challenges
Lesson 4

Lesson 4

This is the endgame of 'your' game (as M. Matulovich) against Fischer (Black). It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer just played 39...Kh4-g3. Why do you think he played this move? Does White have any good opportunities? What should he do?
2 Challenges
Lesson 5

Lesson 5

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Ludek Pachman. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer just played 23...f4-f3. Why do you think he played this move? How should White deal with all of the Black's threats?
3 Challenges
Lesson 6

Lesson 6

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Pal Benko. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer just played 37...Bg7-h6. Why do you think he played this move? Does White have any good opportunities? What should he do?
4 Challenges
Lesson 7

Lesson 7

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Rene Letelier. It is your move. How do you evaluate this pawn endgame? Fischer just played 50. f4-f5. Why do you think he played this move? Does Black have any good opportunities? What should he do?
6 Challenges
Lesson 8

Lesson 8

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Raul Sanguineti. It is your move. How do you evaluate this Rook endgame? Fischer just played 35. ..Ke7x(B)d7. Does White have any good opportunities? What should he do?
5 Challenges
Lesson 9

Lesson 9

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Cezar Munoz. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer just played 22.e4-e5. Why do you think he played this move? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 10

Lesson 10

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Wolfgang Unzicker. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's Knight was under attack on g4 and he addressed the threat by playing 17...Ng4xe5. What are White's options and how should he respond?
7 Challenges
Lesson 11

Lesson 11

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Max Blau. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 19...Rd8x(N)d5. What is he planning next? What are White's options and how should he respond?
1 Challenge
Lesson 12

Lesson 12

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Fridrik Olafsson. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 36...Kg8-h7. Why did he play that move? What are White's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 13

Lesson 13

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Roger Underhill (Fischer tour simul). It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 28.Re1-e5. What was his idea? Did he present you with any opportunities? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 14

Lesson 14

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Vassily Smyslov. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 32. Rh3-g3. What is he planning? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
2 Challenges
Lesson 15

Lesson 15

You are playing white and your 'partner' is Paul Keres. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 29...Nf6x(Q)g4. What is he planning? What are white's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 16

Lesson 16

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Laszlo Szabo. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 19...Qb6-a5. What is he planning? What are White's options and how should he respond?
1 Challenge
Lesson 17

Lesson 17

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Dieter Keller. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 42. Ng5-e6. What are his threats?? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 18

Lesson 18

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Efim Geller. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 53...Bb7x(B)f3. What are White's options and how should he respond?
4 Challenges
Lesson 19

Lesson 19

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Heinz Matthai. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 25. f4-f5. What is he planning? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 20

Lesson 20

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Samuel Reshevsky. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 27...Nc6-e5. What is he planning? What are White's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 21

Lesson 21

You are playing White and your 'partner' is Gedeon Barcza. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 72...Rh7-f7. What is he planning? What are White's options and how should he respond?
4 Challenges
Lesson 22

Lesson 22

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Ruben Schocron. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 38. Ra6-c6. What is he planning?
1 Challenge
Lesson 23

Lesson 23

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Victor Korchnoi. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 31.g2-g4. Why did he play that move? What is he planning? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 24

Lesson 24

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Efim Geller. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 66. Re1xe4, winning one of Black's extra pawns What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges
Lesson 25

Lesson 25

You are playing Black and your 'partner' is Robert Byrne. It is your move. How do you evaluate the situation? Fischer's last move was 12. Nd4xc6. What is he planning? What are Black's options and how should he respond?
3 Challenges

Play Against Bobby Fischer

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Released March 13, 2008
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