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
William James Lombardy is an American Chess Grandmaster. He is the first American to win the World Junior Chess Championship. He also played for the US Team in the World Student Team Championship which was held in Leningrad, USSR in 1960. That was the first time the US Team won that event. Three times he won or tied for first in the US Open Chess Championship.
This game was played in New York in 1960. The game starts with a Sicilian Prins Variation which tries to keep a Maroczy Bind on d5. The game was led to a winning pawn endgame by Fischer, the outside passed pawn created on the a-file proved to be decisive.