Fischer Blunders A Bishop -- Or Did He?

Dec 9, 2014
15 min
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.