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Friday, 6 July 2012

Spassky-Fischer: "Six Years Later - A Draw"

Both players played against each other six long years later. Havana was the venue of the 17th Chess Olympiad
In second round team USSR and USA played against and on the top board Fischer played with White pieces. Spassky defended himself in his favourite Ruy Lopez and he chose for Smyslov variation.
Fischer got advantage, however, he missed his chance...

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