[video] The World’s Most Famous Chess Combinations #9: Byrne – Fischer, New York 1956

In this video I discuss the famous combination that Fischer played against Donald Byrne during the Rosenwald Chess Tournament, New York 1956. The combination in itself I find not that transcendental – if compared to Kasparov v. Topalov, Wijk aan Zee 1999 f.i. – but the fact that the thirteen-year-old Bobby must have seen it coming and trusted to it as a way of solving his opening problems I find very impressive… I hope you do too!

1 Comment

  1. mario October 6, 2008

    Fisher was a genius, he could hear 5 minutes of conversation of a foreign language (unknown!) and the repeat it. And we have to say thanks to him, he dovoted all the life to chess (“I just want to play chess, nothing more”).

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>