Fischer Documentary: Part 5

The final part which features some of the sadder aspects of Fischer’s later years. But frankly I’d rather let his games do the talking:


The following encounter shows another aspect of Fischer’s play, an interest in ancient openings and a willingness to revive them. Here he uses Steinitz’s ancient 9.Nh3 with great effect:


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