Fischer Chess Legend

by Cecil



Robert Bobby Fischer is one of the most renowned chess players of all time. The most important thing that he won was the World Chess Championship in 1972. Donald Byrne vs Bobby Fischer is the best game of all games he played and the game went as follows:

Byrne, Donald - Fischer,Bobby
New York, USA
Cecil Richardson

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7

These are the initial moves where both the sides have an equal opportunities of hitting the right moves and take a lead in the progress of the game.

4.d4 0-0 5.Bf4 d5 6.Qb3

The game becomes more crucial for Fischer at the initial stage itself and he takes some steps to safeguard his king immediately.

6...dxc4 7.Qxc4 c6 8.e4 Nbd7 9.Rd1 Nb6 10.Qc5 Bg4

Byrne takes control of the center and Fischer now starts taking the right and definite moves which correctly refutes his opponent's plan.


Wastes a move.

11...Na4! 12.Qa3 Nxc3 13.bxc3 Nxe4 14.Bxe7 Qb6 15.Bc4 Nxc3 16.Bc5 Rfe8+ 17.Kf1 Be6!

Offering the sacrifice of his queen!


Fischer starts to take the lead in the game through a series of discovered checks and makes the opponent move in critical positions.

18...Bxc4+ 19.Kg1 Ne2+ 20.Kf1 Nxd4+ 21.Kg1 Ne2+ 22.Kf1 Nc3+ 23.Kg1 axb6 24.Qb4 Ra4 25.Qxb6

The queen takes a pawn but is now badly positioned. Fischer takes advantage in masterful fashion.

25...Nxd1 26.h3 Rxa2 27.Kh2 Nxf2 28.Re1 Rxe1 29.Qd8+ Bf8 30.Nxe1 Bd5 31.Nf3 Ne4 32.Qb8 b5 33.h4 h5 34.Ne5 Kg7

Fischer takes full control of the game and finishes in style.

35.Kg1 Bc5+ 36.Kf1 Ng3+ 37.Ke1 Bb4+ 38.Kd1 Bb3+ 39.Kc1 Ne2+ 40.Kb1 Nc3+ 41.Kc1 Rc2#


Play through this brilliancy for the full experience of the great Bobby Fischer at his finest.

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