Fischer Beats Spassky's Best Opening!

Dec 16, 2014
13 min
Bobby Fischer was a confident player, there is no disputing that. Last time, we saw how his confidence could be his greatest weakness, as he pressed too hard in a drawish endgame and gave up his bishop in the 1972 world championship match with Spassky. Today, IM Keaton Kiewra shows you how Fischer — undaunted — boldly challenged Spassky in the Russian’s best opening during the same match, with spectacular results.