A Newly Discovered Fischer Game

Chess historian Edward Winter recently posted the score sheet of previously undiscovered Fischer game, apparently one of his training games for his second match against Spassky in 1992. The Belgian Grandmaster Luc Winants deciphered it with the likely moves being as follows:

I haven’t analysed this game in detail but overall it looked like a pretty good example of how to play the Closed Ruy Lopez. Of course one would expect no less from the great Bobby.


Author: NigelD

Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: