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Bobby Fischer vs Bent Larsen 1958

Robert James “Bobby” Fischer is considered by many as one of the greatest chess players of all time. His name is synonymous with chess in the USA. Bobby Fischer was born in 1943. At the age of 13 he earned the brilliancy price in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament against Donald Byrne, the game is known as “The Game of the Century”. Fischer participated in eight US Chess Championships, winning each one of them. In 1971 he became the first official number one rated chess player of FIDE. In 1972 he won the World Chess Championship from Boris Spassky. Bobby Fischer died in 2008


Bent Larsen was a Danish Grandmaster born in 1935. He won 6 Danish Championships. From 1965 on he was regarded as the strongest non-Soviet player along Bobby Fischer until the latter beat Larsen in the 1971 Candidates 6-0.


In a Sicilian Dragon Fischer launches a pawn storm on the king side that proves to be too strong to overcome.

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