Bobby Fischer’s pawn sacrifice

Today, we’re going to take a ride into ‘Fischer’s pawn sacrifice’. :) It was the tenth game of the World Championship 1972, where Fischer made a pawn sacrifice that transformed the entire position.

During the event, Spassky had all the support of the Soviet Union, what was then called the “Soviet chess machine”, while Fischer had a much less support.

But the essential thing that Fischer had was outstanding preparation.
To discuss this, and to analyse this beautiful piece of the game, IM Valeri Lilov has prepared a very instructive video for you. :) It is to honour the famous pawn sacrifice that Fischer made in that game.




April 17, 2017

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